NBC Universal Sr. Business Analyst, IT Operations in Orlando, Florida

Job Number 34572BR

Job Title Sr. Business Analyst, IT Operations

Business Segment Universal Studios

Sub-Business Universal Orlando

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Florida

City Orlando

Responsibilities

Responsible for analyzing the business needs of the IT business clients to identify business issues, data challenges and propose IT solutions. In relation to a proposed IT solution, a senior business analyst engages the clients to document and edit business requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations; develops and leads project testing efforts; works in conjunction with the project manager to ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner; delivers informative, well-organized presentations; and understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully and effectively.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with business partners to understand their business, system challenges, and opportunities in the context of the requirements and to recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals in a timely manner.

  • Gather and define business requirements to help resolve issues or plan for new changes and technologies. Find efficiencies and improvements to the business process. Develop Business Case, Project Charter RFI, RFP, selection recommendation or other project initiation documents

  • Analyze and map business and technical processes (current state/future state). Produce high quality documentation and business process models, as a result of the discovery and evaluation process.

  • Build relationships between IT and the business partners by building trust and creating a credible partnership.

  • Monitor the original requirements throughout quality assurance testing and implementation to ensure that they are effectively delivered.

  • Drive the desired business value-added results by aligning all technology needs and the overall priorities. Adhere to established IT policies and procedures including the Project Lifecycle Methodology.

  • When applicable, work closely with external partners and/or vendors to document and develop quality requirements for requested business solutions.

  • Coordinate and perform quality assurance testing as assigned. Create and execute test cases. Document test results.

SCOPE: Will be responsible for development of cost estimates for IT solutions. Manages standard policies and procedures and facilitates work through direct supervision or project management.

Qualifications/Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Manages standard policies and procedures and facilitates work through direct supervision or project management.

  • Works with external client and vendors.

  • Works with all levels of company management.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret spreadsheets.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Excellent presentation, analytical, organizational, facilitation, communication, and negotiation skills.

  • Prefer conflict resolution and problem solving techniques.

  • Ability to think creatively and develop solutions beyond the boundaries of existing practices and client mindsets.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree is preferred in MIS, IT or Business.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 Years: Experience preferred in IT Business Analysis; Business Process Mapping; Requirements Gathering; Project Management and Execution; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong experience with leading information gathering and brainstorming sessions for business requirements definition. Prefer experience in lean process improvement design.

  • Other: Knowledge of Business Process Mapping, Requirements Gathering, Project LCM.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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