Job Description :

Job Title: Business Analyst / Performance Measures

Location: Des Moines, IA

Duration: 13 Months

Note: Selected candidates need to be on board Onsite. They need to pick their on- boarding documents and equipment manually. No expenses will be paid for travelling

Job Description:

The Business Analyst will participate in all phases of the systems development lifecycle from Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, and Implementation to meet business needs

Responsibilities of business analyst role include but are not limited to:

Creating, presenting and maintaining user stories, acceptance criteria, demo expectations and design documents in Client defined systems.

Creating/documenting, tracing, maintaining, prioritizing, and assessing changes to business processes and the associated requirements

Working closely with key decision makers, systems owners and end users in support of core processes and critical business objectives

Conducting research to obtain data, analyzing problems to advise and recommend solutions

Querying and analyzing data to determine solutions, such as installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, or redesign of products or services

Advising client or department heads on alternate methods of solving needs or problems, and recommending specific solutions

Working within an agile methodology framework with a focus on delivering value and adjusting rapidly to produce the most effective outcome

Working closely with all IT organizations and driving projects to successful completion

A successful candidate for this role is expected to possess the following skills and experience:

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of team members, including executives, managers, IT professionals, and subject matter experts

Experience in process mapping, group facilitation, data gathering and analysis, and phases of project life cycle (requirements gathering, design, development, deployment, training, and measuring effectiveness.)

Experience delivering software as part of an agile delivery team

Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio

Experience with requirement gathering software such as Azure DevOps, TFS, JIRA, or RTC.

Analyze business strategy and user needs, document specifications, and translate business objectives into proper system requirement specifications

Guide business customers through business case development for new applications/functionality, including cost / benefit analysis and risk / impact analysis

Understanding of how to deliver value through realizations of benefits, avoidance of cost, identify new opportunities and modernizing the organization

Focus on continuous improvement for both the business process and the underlying technologies and system support

Strong ability to decompose complex concepts into smaller tasks while maintaining end-to-end business process focus

Work closely with other Business Units to identify and deliver Enterprise value

Experience providing consulting services to governmental entities

Skilled at consulting with executive-level stakeholders to define business needs or problems

Required/Desired Skills

Skill Matrix

Skill Matrix


Years of Experience

Overall IT Experience

Communication (1 - 10)

Experience working on large, complex IT systems

Experience eliciting requirements, writing user stories and design documents, documenting acceptance criteria, and facilitating communication between

Experience with SDLC procedures / system development methodologies

Product Owner experience

Experience managing stakeholder expectations and priorities

Experience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)

Excellent task management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment

Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlines

Experience with Microsoft development platforms and software

Experience in an agile environment

Working experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio or relational database software

Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) and/or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Azure DevOps (ADO), Rational Team Suite (RTC)

Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field, or relevant experience.


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