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Business Systems Analyst

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Business Systems Analyst, in Allen, TX.

* Telecomm Experience Highly Preferred*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the business in the development of initial requests for IT services through the IT intake process, including establishment of business justification and ROI.
  • Establish a strategy for the project, which describes; process for elicitation, documentation standards and format, tools, meeting cadence, backlog grooming process, review & approval process, change process, and communications processes.
  • Elicit functional and non-functional requirements and document in the form of epics, stories, wireframes, business rules, and acceptance criteria.
  • Develop use cases and process flows and ensure documentation conforms to SLC/PMO standards.
  • Utilizes understanding of data systems & objects as well as SQL to perform data validations against a variety of data warehouses
  • Facilitate the ongoing backlog grooming process, supporting the Product Owner to define value, priority, and select scope for upcoming releases and sprints.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner, Business Users, and Technical Team to write and elaborate user stories to include acceptance criteria and business rules per the team’s “Definition of Ready”
  • Ensure stories meet quality criteria; for example: unambiguous, complete, consistent, deterministic, and testable.
  • Ensure stories are "Ready" for upcoming sprints.
  • Facilitate the review of stories with team during sprint planning ceremonies to ensure the team has a common understanding of the user story and acceptance criteria.
  • Analyze new requests from stakeholders and determine if the request is a defect, new story, a modification to an existing story, or already covered in an existing story. Update the backlog and stories as appropriate.
  • Maintain an overall view and perspective on the “big picture” and understanding how the parts of the project fit together to provide the overall solution.
  • Works with QA to develop and execute test plans based on appropriate coverage for the functionality being delivered.
  • Clarify questions/defects during testing process to ensure project requirements are met: Identify and assess potential scope creep.
  • Obtain written approval of final requirements from all stakeholders.
  • Follow requirements change request process, updating and distributing revised documents for stakeholder review and approval. Validate and work with Project Manager on changes affecting deliverable/project cost or schedule.
  • Suggests areas for improvement in business internal processes along with potential solutions.
  • Able to lead multiple small/medium projects where no Project Manager is assigned. Performs as a Project Coordinator to assist a Project Manager on large projects.
  • Works under general supervision and follows standard PMO procedures and practices.
  • Identifies and recommends changes to improve PMO processes.

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of related experience as IT or Business Analysis that includes researching, testing, documenting and/or maintaining applications or using applications in a business setting.
  • 5+ years of Telecomm experience in a report development, data science, data mapping, business analytics, business intelligence or comparable data engineering role, including data warehousing and business intelligence tools, techniques and technology.
  • Strong understanding of data and ETL architectures.
  • Experience working on Agile.
  • Skilled in various business analysis techniques including; feature decomposition, context diagrams, stakeholder analysis, state diagrams, wireframes, functional/Non-functional requirements, use cases, business process definition, user stories, and backlog management.
  • Scrum Master or Product Owner certification a plus.
  • Business Analysis Certification from IIBA or PMI a plus.
  • Experience with Agile management tools a plus (e.g. Jira).

Job Number: 2010111592
Job Location: Allen, TX
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 02/12/2020
Attention: Satish Gadasu
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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