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Business Analyst 5 in Lansing, MI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job #:  920660

Business Analyst 5


Develops risk policies, standards, and procedures per policy framework and governance. Ensures all technical, management, and operational controls are in-place to maintain an acceptable risk level for assigned systems. Provides support and maintenance to assigned systems. Liaison between IT, client and vendor.

Job Description:

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Develops and implements risk policies, standards, and procedures (PSP) per applicable privacy and security framework to address audit gaps.
  • Reviews, analyzes and identifies opportunities and leads changes to PSP to reduce policy burden on enterprise and increase the proper alignment across the agency. Properly manages potential policy changes and impacts, risk- based recommendations, and relevant resolution/mitigation plans. Facilitates cross-functional team meetings to best reach agreement on the most effective and sustainable PSP in various risk and compliance areas. Communicates and socializes Security policy and risk management throughout the organization and gather feedback where appropriate. Manages the processes to streamline PSP. 
  • Provides tier-two support and maintenance of systems; resolving issues as appropriate and escalating as necessary. Liaison between IT and Departmental Analysts and vendor support. Adheres to Change Management (CM) principles when responding to requests, performing tasks involving existing systems, and to those still within an active project. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. Develops, documents, and maintains functional test cases and other test artifacts. Executes test cases (manual or automated) and analyzes results. Tracks, updates, and communicates the status of all tasks assigned to or initiated in area of responsibility in accordance with Service Level Agreement standards and procedures.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective. Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering. Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc.
  • Prepare and document Functional and Technical Specifications for reporting and data warehouse work. Assist with business warehouse/intelligence support and enhancements. Develops RFPs. Assist in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms. Work with IT and business project teams to understand reporting and data warehousing requirements and propose solutions. Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Enterprise Reporting Team for all solutions.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Familiar with relational database concepts, and client-server concepts. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.









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