Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of New York
Job Title: Business Analyst
Duration: 24 months
Start Date: 12/26/2018
Location: Brooklyn NY 11201
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Webcam or In Person or Telephonic
Requirement ID: SNY_BA862_MA

Required Skills:
84+ months Experience in analyzing, managing products, communicating customer business needs and translating them into business, functional, application and operational requirements.
Candidate requires a minimum of 84+ months of Business Requirements, elicitation, and definition.
Candidate requires a minimum of 84+ months of Use Case/User Story development
Candidate requires a minimum of 84+ months of Meeting planning, presentation and facilitation experience.
Candidate requires a minimum of 84+ months of Working with project stakeholders to define and develop business processes and procedures
Candidate requires minimum 84+ months of experience utilizing either Waterfall or Iterative/Incremental methodologies for Business Requirements management.
The candidate should have a minimum 12+ months of QA experience.
Candidate requires a minimum of 12+ months of database testing including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procedures, jobs, triggers and replication
Candidate requires a minimum of 12+ months experience with creating concise detail oriented test plans/cases
Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree needed

Project : DOE-ACS Integration

Department: New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE)

Description: Expert-Level Business/ QA Analyst will assist with the DIIT/PMO in delivering a number of DOE projects. The analyst will be responsible for conducting analysis of administrative/operational processes and procedures, in order to facilitate the implementation of new systems or modifications to existing systems. This will be accomplished by, effectively communicating with potential users, stake-holders, IT staff, and decision makers, to identify needs and evaluate potential business solutions with project management.

Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language, for medium to enterprise level systems.
Document current and future process flows, as well as business architecture documents using industry standards and various modeling techniques.
Create and implement Requirements Management Plan including identification of stakeholders, decomposition of the project scope into manageable units, identification of requirement attributes for traceability, requirements prioritization & reporting.
Elicit requirements using interviews, customer documents, workshops, surveys, site visits, and business process descriptions, analysis of business rules, scenarios, tasks and workflow analysis, and any other business analysis techniques for both new and existing processes and procedures.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
Serve as the liaison between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
Proactively plan and facilitate the successful implementation of the product, service, or end result of the program or project
Work with project management staff members to raise and resolve issues, set project deadlines, and mitigate project risks.
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Works independently with users and various stakeholders to define concepts, processes, and requirements and under direction of project managers.
Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts, etc.
Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

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