Job Description :
Trade Business Analyst,

Hopkins, MN

6+ Months Contract

Phone + Skype


A prime candidate will be an experienced professional in systems & process design who will develop and provide quality and solid system designs and solutions to solve various business requirements. This position will deliver effective presentations and solution walk-through to audiences of all sizes utilizing strong communication skills and requires an experienced analyst who can partner effectively with all levels of the organization, lead others, drive results, proactively identify and resolve problems, and make challenging decisions. Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor''s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Management Information Systems; OR 4 years equivalent experience.
5 years experience in diverse operational, development and/or business roles.
3 years of intermediate general business analysis experience, across various businesses and project types (including custom software development, COTS and SAAS implementation, O&M support
3 years of intermediate experience in Use Case diagramming, Business Process Modeling (BPM) and User Stories development.
Experience collaborating with regional and global project teams to define business requirements and deliver solutions that meet business goals.
Experience in developing integrated solutions involving process, data, and technology.
Experience with business case development.
Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Leadership and interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
Ability to influence peers and leadership stakeholders.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical people.
Excellent project management, planning and organizational skills.
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
Experienced working with ambiguity.
Established skills in identifying and developing strategies to address change management issues.
Business fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge and interest in commodity supply, demand, and trade solutions.
Knowledge of Agile experience in a Scrum setting.
Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC
Familiarity with Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK
Experience working in a business role including mergers and acquisitions.
Experience with in-house developed and package implementations.
Knowledge of and experience with Change Management.