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Business Analyst

Company: Advantage Resourcing
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Business AnalystPosition Type: -ContractPosition Salary: -$60.00/HR - $70.00/HR (Depending on Experience)Position Location: -Houston, TXThe Business Analyst will work with Marketing, Payment Systems, IT teams and external vendors to define the next generation of payment systems, including the mobile payment platform, payment settlement system, and electronic points of sale.This position provides a unique opportunity to build relationships and networks across various businesses, IT organizations, and payment vendors. A successful business analyst has a customer-first mindset and is a self-starter who can learn quickly and work independently.Responsibilities:--- Translating business strategies into IT requirements and sourcing IT services to meet requirements, and measuring their business value--- Increasing business acumen; understanding end-to-end business processes--- Advocacy of IT policies, strategies, and practices--- Understanding and identifying alternatives, presenting options, and making recommendations to improve and optimize the businesses systems footprint--- Capturing business requirements and reviewing functional designs with technical teams for systems changes--- Coordination of testing efforts, including automated testing and beta releases--- Performing feasibility analysis of project initiatives to prioritize, scope, and secure funding for IT projects impacting US Marketing--- Executing small capital projects within the US Marketing systems project portfolio--- Providing input and influence on process and systems roadmap and long-range plan--- Managing vendor relationships, software upgrades, and software renewals--- Facilitating training opportunities across IT teams and US Marketing--- Liaising with IT support and software vendors to assist business users experiencing desktop support or software issues--- Participating in a business unit, IT, vendor, and/or industry networksBasic/Required:--- Legally authorized to work in the US--- Bachelor's degree--- 5 or more years of business analyst experience in IT function--- Working experience with business requirements gathering methodologies--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills--- Experience working in an agile project development environment--- Experience writing user stories, estimating effort and completing user stories in sprint cycles--- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an open team environment--- Excellent verbal and written communication skillsPreferred:--- Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent--- Experience supporting mobile transaction-related systems--- Experience working with or supporting an electronic point of sale or payment settlement systems--- Ability to prioritize multiple projects, deliver on commitments, and use sound judgment--- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills--- Strong collaboration, facilitation, and influencing skills--- Business value mindset, demonstrated business acumen--- Innovation and continuous improvement mindset--- Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with IT and business partners About Advantage Resourcing Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage Resourcing, Houston , Business Analyst, Professions , Houston, Texas

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