Job Description :
Immediate hiring for KINDL/KAVIS Senior/Lead IT Business Analyst role with one of our fortune clients located in Frankfort, KY. The Senior/Lead IT Business Analyst (BA) will assist the Project Manager (PM) in the management of the project work by facilitating with Business Owners (BO), development team, and business stakeholders as necessary using agile methodologies. Client is looking for someone who could stick to a long term project with a possible extension for 5 years based on the contractors performance

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst (41898)
Location: Frankfort, KY
Duration: Long term indefinite contract
Mode of Interview: ZOOM or WebEx Interviews

Job Description:
client has an immediate need for an exceptional individual to join our organization as a SENIOR Business Analyst. This opportunity is based in Frankfort, KY. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, possesses leadership skills, and is committed to delivering successful and quality work products that completely address Business Unit requirements.

Position Overview:
The Senior/Lead IT Business Analyst (BA) will assist the Project Manager (PM) in the management of the project work by facilitating with Business Owners (BO), development team, and business stakeholders as necessary using agile methodologies.
The Senior BA will elicit business requirements (features & user stories) for incoming project requests.
The Senior BA will assist in identifying and detailing acceptance criteria for upcoming stories.
The Senior BA will not only conduct business analysis on their own they will lead other business analysts as they ask business stakeholders probing questions to ensure the development team understands the requested work.
The Senior BA is expected to understand and master the business processes in order to identify possible enhancements for the business and improve the value to the end user.
The Senior BA will help make sure that we make the right choices about what features to build, scope those features have and work with the scrum team to see the vision turned into a reality

An ideal candidate will support the OIT project management lifecycle by:
Core Business Analyst skills - gathering requirements, improving requirements and effectively communicating requirements to developers; functional documentation and non-functional documentation; fundamental understanding around user stories and their creation as well as acceptance criteria
Focus on continuous improvement - on him/herself, the team, processes, etc. Develop, discuss and adapt to those enhancements and changes
Leadership, mentorship and ability to empower others on the team
Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of user stories
Work closely with the Project Manager and Product Owner to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value
Employ Agile Scrum practices and lead the effort in defining features, stories and acceptance criteria
Manage requirements, user stories, use cases, and artifact gathering processes and clearly communicate to the business and technical team members what is needed
Ask probing questions to fully understand user stories with the ability to provide feedback on possible implications of any and all requests. Accurately and concisely articulate issues, questions, and recommendations to business stakeholders, team members, and management
Works with the business owners to manage the expectations for project completion
Learn and understand the “as-is” and “to-be” business processes as needed to ensure all parties are working toward the same goal. Model the expected system interactions, particularly when software is being developed
Create detailed process diagrams to demonstrate desired functionality to business analyst and development team (as needed)
Look for gaps in data requirements between what is in place and what is needed. Model the data requirements or work with the appropriate people to ensure that the data will support the new solution
Look for gaps in non-functional, functional and data requirements between what is in place and what is needed.
Create story boards of the new user interfaces as needed
Support the project team by discussing business and technical impacts of and dependencies related to priority decisions
Work closely with business stakeholders and Quality Assurance (QA) in developing user scenarios as needed
Work with continuous improvement initiatives to identify and document system recommendations for current and future development. Work with users to update business processes and procedures guidelines
Works hand in hand with the Product Owner in regard to minimal viable product, priority, scope, deliverables, backlog management
Expertise in user story creation, refinement and management
Lead other business analysts in process and development efforts for story creation, refinement and delivery
Acceptance Criteria
Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in IT or equivalent combination of experience/knowledge
Previous working experience as a Senior Business Analyst for 5-8 years
5-10 Years’ experience working with businesses to identify and document IT needs and facilitate solutions
Experience and comfort with business analysis, requirements definition & vetting
Expertise and experience with Agile methodologies
Expertise in Team Foundation Server
Strong analytical, design and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision
Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations
Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast paced team atmosphere
Ability to lead a team of business analysts
Ability to work under pressure; meet strict deadlines
Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification
Proven business analysis skills regarding delivery in agile/scrum software development and implementation
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Must be able to effectively and comfortably communicate with all types of individuals from the customer technical expert to the customer executive management

Please call me on my Direct Number, I might not be available on Desk Number as I’d be working remote this week.

Sincere Regards,

Rajesh Jorrigala | Latitude 36, Inc. | IT Recruiter
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Client : Commonwealth of Kentucky