Job: Business Analyst 201006

Title Business Analyst 201006
Salary contract
Location Sacramento
Job Information

The Business Analyst is focused on forecasting and planning around the application environment for industry standards, new technologies, upgrades and enhancements that better meet business needs at the system level. Provides complex integrated systems planning and recommends alternative technologies that will enhance current or anticipated information systems that support overall corporate and business goals. Translates client’s business requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs for large complex IT solutions and integrating architecture. Performs architecture and design of data visualization solutions. Translates decision support requirements into data marts and cubes designed for data visualization and navigation. Leads the collection of business requirements and documents business data dictionaries, metadata and business rules in support of strategic enterprise data presentation solutions, including critical strategic assignments. Prepares documentation for developers to build data presentation applications. Leads the development of business intelligence solutions, develops data reporting frameworks for the presentation and delivery of metrics, key performance indicators (KPI), dashboards and analytics. Leads and Participates in Collecting

• Interviews stakeholders to gather business requirements.
• Gains sign-off of business requirements.
• Identifies project scope for stakeholders’ approval.
• Acts as liaison between the applications, leadership and key stakeholders.
• Acts as department resource for assigned areas of technical expertise.
• Uses enterprise methodologies and guidelines for collecting business requirements.
• Recommends methodologies and guidelines for collecting business requirements.
• Translates complex business requirements into functional requirements.
• Write specifications for the Business Intelligence Developer.
• Creates enterprise methodologies and guidelines for functional requirements.
• Creates process for documenting functional requirements.
• Directs/conducts the analysis of current business processes and functional requirements within the application.
• Prepares appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information.
• Consults on business process reengineering
• Documents interviews for stakeholder review and developer hand-off.
• Documents rules for enterprise measures/metrics.
• Design metadata management strategies by defining meta data standards for decision support data marts.
• Documents all design and metadata strategies both for peer review and development teams.
• Documents technical solutions for peer developers.
• Prepares document migration procedures for Operations.
• Develops templates for documenting technical solutions.
• Develops templates for code migration procedures.
• Works with area and group managers to finalize application design.
• Develops/plans high level application design.
• Oversees application and systems solution development and coordination and evaluation.
• Assures alignment with enterprise application and architecture standards.
• Leads impact analysis and input.
• Leads application performance and capacity analysis and input.
• Oversees application and systems technology futures tracking.
• Plans and coordinates application and systems technology refresh.
• Identifies sharing and re-use opportunities for application solutions.
• Analyze, create and deliver reports as assigned.
• Deploys and monitors enterprise reporting solutions.
• Configures and implements reports and extracts
• Obtains and documents report design specifications based on user requirements.
• Assists client in understanding best source of data.
• Writes complex report / extract specifications from customer and/or group(s) descriptions.
• Actively participates in the installation, configuration, and problem resolution for reporting.
• Provides support during the running of reports, including trouble-shooting problems, recording and tracking problems, and working to correct problems.
• Establishes standard reports and extracts and keeps library updated with additional standards added
• Assesses the feasibility of proposed new reporting features.
• Analyzes problems during development and suggests innovative solutions.
• Designs and configures reports per necessary requirements.
• Validates and tests report for accuracy and customer requirements
• Creates and maintains report / extract standards.
• Makes configuration upgrades.
• Identifies impact of enhancement requests.
• Escalation point for complex issues.
• Provides formal or informal training to customers.
• Enhances and fixes existing applications.
• Mentors and develops other staff members in areas of technical expertise.
• Demonstrates expert knowledge on reporting tools utilized.
• Develops an expert knowledge of databases, desktop configuration, and application configuration for effective participation in all phases of the creation enterprise reporting.

• Experience in application architecting using technology experience in databases, applications programming, and networking connectivity as typically acquired in 6 to 8 years.
• Experience with data repository design and maintenance and database administration and complex reporting analysis.
• Healthcare experience highly desired.
• In-depth working experience with Business Intelligence frameworks and reporting tools.
• Experience making independent decisions related to packaging data for BI applications and database model design.
• Expert SQL skills.
• Deep understanding of data warehouse design and data visualization techniques.
• In-depth working experience with data modeling tools.
• Expert experience documenting database designs.
• Familiar with data definition language.
• Strong technical skills in report writing and reporting tools required, such as Oracle, SQL, Crystal, Business Objects or other reporting tools.
• Processes for requirements analysis/needs assessment, cost/benefit analysis, and structured techniques and prototyping.

Apply Now