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Job Info

Category Contract
Employment Type W2 Contract
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, AZ - 85001

Client Introduction

Verticalmove, Inc is the leading technology talent firm for Information Technology, Software Engineering and Executive professionals. We build the most admired companies throughout the world by identifying and attracting highly qualified and often hard to find professional talent. Our portfolio of clients include start-ups financed by the most exclusive venture capital firms, and established billion-dollar brands such as, Uber, Cisco, SAP, American Express and CenturyLink.

Being part of our Information Technology and Engineering consultancy means you’ll have industry leading benefits too, including Health (medical, dental, vision and life insurance), Paid Time Off (sick and vacation) and Retirement (401k with a 4% match).

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Job Description

Business Analyst is responsible for managing relationships with key stakeholders in functional business process areas by understanding specific business process area needs and ensuring timely development and deployment of applicable and reliable IT services and solutions to satisfy such needs. The candidate mentors and leads less experienced technical business analysts as assigned.

Job Responsibilities

• Works closely with designated business process area representatives and other business units/users to understand applicable business process requirements to support with appropriate IT services and solutions; As necessary, facilitate the definition and documentation of business processes (i.e. business process engineering or re-engineering); Be an effective IT advocate for the business process area.

• Becomes sufficiently familiar with IT applications and systems in the context of assigned specific business process areas to assist in the troubleshooting of reported errors and/or problems and coordinate timely resolution through other IT departments (i.e. Systems Engineering, Development, etc.).

• Effectively project manages deployment of IT services planned for development and deployment in the business process area.

• Coordinate the analysis/troubleshooting of system/application issues to determine/report root cause and encourage future prevention.

• Ensures effective and timely communication to business constituents on all issues - project status, reported system/application problems/resolution, etc.

• Documents issues, complaints, business requirements, and enhancement requests related to IT systems and/or applications.

• Complies with all processes, adopted methodologies, standards, and deliverables associated with all elements of the SDLC.


Required Experience

• PMP training and/or certification preferred.

• 7-10 years of industry-specific, professional work experience.

• Technical background and experience defining and/or developing technical software solutions, ideally web related products.

• Qualified to project manage enterprise-class projects as may be necessary.

• Highly analytical; Ability to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications.

• Seasoned in evaluating products and/or services and making recommendations for implementation.

• Capable of mentoring and supervising the work of other, less experienced analysts.

• Must have excellent problem analysis, troubleshooting, and resolution skills.

• Capable of negotiating and/or managing relationships with third party vendors.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in general business and technical environments.

• Demonstrates excellent organizational and delegation skills and efficient/effective management of one's own and other's time.

• Is self-directed, very responsible, and highly self-motivated.

• Able to excel in fast-paced, dynamic environments, with very aggressive project timelines.

Required Education

• Four-year degree preferred or equivalent proven experience; BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Management is highly desirable

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