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Business Analyst

  • Location: Baltimore County
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 01 October 2023

"All candidates must be directly contracted by ASK Consulting on their payroll and cannot be subcontracted. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this moment".

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Baltimore MD

Duration: 12 mo's Contract

Pay Scale : $25- $30/hr. W2

Job Description

  • Business Analysis, Front to Back Processes and Systems Analysis, Gap and Impacts Analysis, Solution Design, Testing and implementing Interface with a large diversity of stakeholders to identify detailed requirements and define current state of processes and related systems set up

  • Design future state processes and flows, incorporating requirements, and obtain client validation

  • Write / document detailed users stories, business requirements, impact assessments and functional specifications

  • Work with IT to translate detailed business requirements / impacts assessments / functional specifications into future state system specs

  • Act as liaison/agent between IT and client for requirements and assumptions clarification or validation, compromise or agreement mediation, and to close information gaps

  • Prepare test strategy and approach

  • Oversee/carry out test execution, coordinate testing with Ops line teams Co-ordinate and provide training for test users during UAT

  • Plan, test and control deployment and verification process Produce user manuals and reference materials, as required

  • Produce training materials and participate in the delivery of training, as required Input to production support of the deployed process/system, as required Project management:

  • Produce and distribute minutes of analysis meetings

  • Status Tracking and Reporting

  • Issue and Risk Management analysis

  • Provide progress reporting through effective and meaningful metrics

  • Following both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, depending on projects/programmes types Skills Required:

  • Proven experience in process improvement, business analysis, users stories, business requirements, impact assessments and functional specifications in both Agile and Waterfall frameworks

  • Very strong quantitative/analytical skills

  • Very strong attention to details

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for work and people

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Pro activity in suggesting solutions, raising issues, asking questions

  • Ability to work within tight delivery timeframes and prioritize appropriately across multiple projects

  • Project and System Development Lifecycle knowledge

  • Understanding of Front To Back Equity OTC Derivatives processing within a financial institutional

  • Fluency with all MS Office tools, including Visio, Excel and Power Point

  • Fluency with MS Project or any other PM tool

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.