Business Analyst in Houston, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  902520

IT Business Analyst (Houston, Texas)


Apex Systems, nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, is looking to hire a Sr. Desktop Support Analyst on an 8+ months contract basis in Houston.


Position Overview

  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications, maintain relationships with the business, and drive standard business processes across the IT Enterprise.
  • The IT BA should have an understanding of business priorities and the relative importance of their projects. This analyst is able to identify multiple approaches to problem solving and recommend the best case solution.
  • Must conduct thorough business process analysis to understand existing workflows and systems, document current processes and systems, create requirements for new processes, develop use cases, and manage requirement changes.
  • Must possess strong technical acumen with the ability to translate information and research into non-technical language as necessary to effectively communicate across teams.
  • Interact with Project Managers from multiple organizations to track project progress, identify risks, communicate risks and status, and assess potential impacts to the business.
  • Maintain project documentation such as project lists, project status reports and budget
  • Proactively develop and maintain technical knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current trends and best practices; leverages expertise to produce solutions that enable global consistency and standardization and facilitate exceptional performance
  • Translate requirements, produce feasibility reports and design solutions to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Maintain regular contact with clients.
  • Coordinate and report on project progress, obstacles and accomplishments
  • Collaborate with Quality Control, Project Managers, and Technical Leads to ensure Business acceptance.
  • Develop use cases as a key communication tool between the business and technical teams.
  • Document current & future state assessments.
  • Create and maintain functional models, process flows, and wire-frame diagrams.
  • Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science, Business or related discipline preferred
  • Ability to communicate free of technical language to the business and end-user
  • Demonstrate IT knowledge and expertise in the areas being developed or enhanced.
  • Strong collaboration, multi-tasking and organization skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to speak English fluently and clearly
  • 5 years related experience required
  • Expert skills in Microsoft standard desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Exchange, Visio, Project
  • Demonstrated expertise in iRise may be required for certain project work.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Rational toolset may be required for certain project work

*Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*









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