Business Analyst II
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
December 11, 2017
Reference:
170006TT


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Job Summary

As part of the IT - Master Data Management (MDM) team, this role serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solution to their business needs; Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities; Supports users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, and project scope; Performs impact analysis and supports development of effort/cost estimates; Develops and documents functional specifications; Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities

Essential Job Functions


  • Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system
  • Defines project scope; Develops functional specifications; Prepares Preliminary Systems Design document
  • Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products in order to make educated recommendations
  • Acts as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned Supports the Application Subject Matter Experts in development of estimates / validation of suppliers’ estimates
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities
  • Performs quality review checks on project deliverables
  • Supports users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan
  • Drives day-to-day prioritization of work on capabilities, working with business



Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree or equivalent

Experience Requirements

5+ years as a Business Analyst or related areas

Special Skill Requirement


  • Data experience related to MDM and/or data warehouse/business intelligence is highly preferred.


  • Working knowledge of IBM/MDM and/or Informatica/ETL is highly preferred.


  • May require occasional traveling.


  • Excellent written and oral skills in local language.


  • Able to take part in meetings and discussions and give information about own area of expertise, able to compose memos, simple letters and short texts.



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