Senior Business System Analyst in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Acts as the primary consultant between various business units in order to review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs. Leads the Business Systems Analyst practice and oversees the teammates that are in the Business System Analyst (BSA) discipline. Ensures consistency across all Business Systems analysis through the establishment of methods and process for the BSA practice.  Resolves organizational information gaps by collaborating with business representatives, architects, tech leads and development staff to design information systems; recommending system controls and protocols.  Documents requirements and user stories, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.      Oversees the work product of the Business Systems Analysts across IT (internal and external)

2.      Leads business analysis and modeling activities by interviewing process owners, users and other stakeholders to identify business processes; evaluate the current process and workflow for various business functions; document findings and recommend improvements.

3.      Collaborates with stakeholders to gather, analyze and document information needs and functional requirements. Synthesize requirements to create clear and comprehensive user stories and solution design documentation.

4.      Documents process flows for required functionality.

5.      Translates business requirements into user stories and acceptance criteria

6.      Works with product owners and business owners to prioritize the features for upcoming release; assists product owners with refining and managing the product backlog.

7.      Provides status reports on requirement gathering in order to manage backlog and scope.

8.      Assists in testing functionality.

9.      Assists in training users once functionality is developed.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs additional duties as directed.


Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Ten plus years of experience as Business Systems Analyst required
  • In depth knowledge of best practices and methods for requirements elicitation and documentation
  • Knowledge of ERP and WMS systems (preferred)
  • International experience/exposure (preferred)
  • Salesforce.com knowledge (preferred)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong ability to communicate with business and uncover requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Complete working knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Project Methodologies
  • Understanding of business process tools including MS Visio
  • Experience with working on large projects with a diverse set of teammates in various locations.
  • Resource may need to facilitate calls with resources across the US and with resources located internationally


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time, national and international

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