Business Analyst

Fast Switch

Business Analyst

Business Analyst #425336
Job Description:
Our area supports more than 300 systems for Quality of Life (QOL) agencies which impact the environment, natural resources, public health/safety, and agriculture and agritourism economies. Business Analysts fill essential roles in the development and support of mission critical projects in the QOL project portfolio. They also lead business process design, re-engineering, and requirements elicitation that deliver more effective solutions for our clients.
 
The current contract is for the RIDE project. The person will work on the RIDE project team as the BA role. Responsibilities include:
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and documents business systems and user needs.
  • Formulates systems and/or solutions to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to address business problems and make business more effective and efficient.
  • Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering.
  • Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc.
  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.
  • Prepare and document Functional and Technical Specifications for solutions including reporting and data warehouse work.
  • Assist with business intelligence support and enhancements.
  • Develops and/or provides language for Request for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Assist in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms.
  • Work with IT and business project teams to understand reporting and data requirements and propose solutions.
  • Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Team for all solutions.
  • Requires knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Business Analyst field.
  • Familiar with relational database concepts and client-server concepts.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. 
Required Skills:
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions and use cases.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details.
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Experienced with projects using the Agile philosophy and Scrum methodology
  • (Desired) Experience with Microsoft Azure Dev Ops or Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 
Additional Info:
 
At Fast Switch – Great Lakes (FSGL), Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.
We at FSGL, have been doing this for 22 years with pride, dedication and plain old-fashioned hard work.
We're a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
One of our pride points as that in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press.
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