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IT Business Analyst

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The IT Business Analyst is responsible for the coordination, management, testing and development of ancillary applications and secondary support of our clients Enterprise Applications. The IT Business Analyst will be working with the other IT Business Analysts and Enterprise Applications developers to gather requirements, manage projects, coordinate testing, and validate data. The IT Business Analyst will work with Functional Areas to recommend and support business process needs and improvements.

Key Outcomes: 40% of Time: Project Management ? Collect, analyze, and translate business requirements into user stories, workflows, business process logic, process maps, wireframes, specifications, and acceptance criteria. ? Monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion of projects through developing project plans and monitoring performance. ? Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements.

30% of Time: Strategic Planning and Partnership ? Engage with internal stakeholders to determine a strategy and vision for software applications, including business needs and requirements. ? Serve as a liaison between stakeholders and users, building strong relationships and becoming a trusted partner and subject matter expert. ? Creates and maintains business relationships with respective stakeholders, and supports their work and functional needs with relevant expertise.

30% of Time: Data Testing and Validation ? Participate in system planning and testing including user acceptance testing and system integration testing. ? Configure, test and deploy requested and required changes in coordination with functional offices and Technology support. ? Perform data cleansing, transformation, and validation to ensure data accuracy and integrity.

Education, Experience & Qualifications ? Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience ? 3+ years of related experience ? Ability to use Excel and other tools to manipulate data for import or export ? Experience with tools like Jira, Confluence, MS Project, LucidChart ? Demonstrates strong communication and writing skills for both technical and non-technical audience ? Excellent problem-solving skills ? Excellent time management and prioritization skills ? Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet negotiated timelines with high quality deliverables ? Knowledgeable regarding data analysis, report writing, and SQL queries ? Experience in higher education field preferred ? Workday experience strongly preferred