Catholic Health Initiatives Business Analyst in FEDERAL WAY, Washington
* $5,000 Sign on bonus for qualified and hired candidates. Seeking Strong Business Analyst to Join Our Team*
The IT Business Analyst provides the critical link between the business and
technology sides of the organization by effectively discerning and analyzing
the true needs of business users; developing and modeling detailed steps that
most effectively and efficiently solve business problems; and communicating
these solutions to technology staff. The IT Business Analyst works with
business resources within the company (end users, managers, developers, and
executives) as well as business interest external to the company. This position leads the effort to gather and analyze requirements
in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Critically evaluate
information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose
high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to
a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true
- Proactively communicate
and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information
needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as
needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), iii. Use
Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs).
- Work independently with
users to define concepts to work into the project management process.
- Work with application
developers to translate high-level business requirements into functional and
- Excellent verbal and
written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a
diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
- Develop requirements
specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply,
clearly unambiguously and concisely.
- Analyze impacts to
software applications throughout all phases of projects.
- Identify test
requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test
coverage plan. Assist in testing as needed.
- Ensure that validated
deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
- Identify, track, monitor
and communicate project-related issues, scope changes, variances and
contingencies that may arise during the implementation of IT projects.
- Proactively identify
gaps required to bring project to completion and recommend solutions to
- Assist in project management
assignments as needed.
Job Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities
- Ability to problem
solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate
- Ability to work on
multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
- Demonstrated ability to think broadly and communicate analysis
clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, to peers, the business /
client and all levels of management.
- Working knowledge of
relational databases and database structures.
- Perform data mapping
activities and SQL transactional queries for analysis
- Advanced knowledge of
Microsoft applications, including Excel and Visio.
- Ability to work across
multiple teams in an open and collaborative way to design holistic solutions in
a fast paced environment.
- Ability to plan and execute project plans including work
breakdown, resource estimates activity planning, resource scheduling, project
administration, and status reporting.
Must have bachelor’s degree in related field.
3-5 years of experience in business process analysis or IT data analysis experience.
3-5 years of experience documenting functional, high-level business requirements within a professional business environment.
3-5 years of experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes required.
3-5 years of experience leading and/or facilitating a requirements gathering session.
Experience working in all phases of the SDLC.
Possess or be working toward certification in business analysis, CBAP or equivalent
Healthcare, Healthcare payer experience
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
Experience with SharePoint
Experience with Agile, Scrum, User Stories, and/or Test Driven Development.
Job Information Technology
Primary Location WASHINGTON-FEDERAL WAY-FEDERAL WAY-HERON BLDG
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2017-R0119332