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IT Business Analyst #1752

Chicago, Illinois · Information Technology

IT Business Analyst
Chicago, IL (currently remote but must be local to Chicago and WFH Flexibility)
Contract: 6 months+

Our client is in need of an IT Business Analyst with a strong background in requirements gathering, testing and training  for a long-term project to work on numerous interesting and ongoing IT projects. This is an elite organization that requires the BA team to serve as the conduit between the program/customer community and the software development team through which requirements flow.            

If you are passionate about improving outcomes for a variety of health related services, if you love solving problems, if you are a team player and you can manage your time effectively to meet deadlines all while juggling to ensure projects are clearly mapped for development and implemented successfully, then this role is for you!

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 5+ years of experience in a Business Analyst role
  • Excellent background with requirements gathering, testing and training for large IT projects
  • Experience in effective general written/oral communication, including documenting requirements, deliverables, test scenarios and project status
  • Experience supporting large corporate initiatives (project monitoring, enhancement communications, escalations, etc.)
  • Experience working on projects utilizing Agile project management methodologies is preferable
  • Strong experience with Microsoft toolset – Word, Project, Visio, Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management software
  • Excellent communication skills – written/verbal
  • Highly organized individual with a history of self-direction, creativity and ability to meet deadlines

  • Work with a variety business partners to align technology solutions with business strategies
  • Gather, document and refine business requirements for the IT organization
  • Serve as a liaison across multiple facets of the business community and the IT organization
  • Provide sound technical solutions to meet user needs by leveraging gathered knowledge
  • Perform requirements analysis and document specific requirements
  • Uncover areas for improvement and enhancements while developing risk mitigation strategies
  • Coordinate changes to user and system requirements
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings
  • Effectively communicate all user and system requirements to cross-functional team members and management
  • Gather critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and produce useful reports
  • Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • May be required to facilitate testing for Web Based applications
  • Help prioritize initiatives based on business needs and requirements
  • Monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion/implementation of projects

Genius Road, LLC is proud to be a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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