Senior Business Analyst in San Diego, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Job #:  817222

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest Information Technology Staffing organization, has an opening for a Senior Business Analyst to work within one of our large clients in the San Diego area. This opportunity is a 12 month contract with an opportunity to extend or convert permanent.


Please send your resume to Lindsay Maynard at if you're interested in learning more about this role.


Job Description:
• Under minimal direction, formulate and define system scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of information technology, business processes, and industry requirements.

• Act as a liaison between client and technical solutions/ support groups, using advanced communication skills to elicit, document, analyze and validate client requirements.

• Apply extensive knowledge of the client’s business and industry to develop requirements specifications.

• Document requirements, and translate into proper system requirements specifications using high-maturity methods, processes and tools.

• Develop visualization, user experience and configuration elements of solution design.

• Execute and coordinate requirements management and change management processes.

• Develop and maintain internal and external relationships to support management of scope and expectations.

• Participate in proposals, feasibility studies, implementations, and new business development. • Operates as a team member and as a team leader. Advise on methods to improve business processes.

• Consider the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

• May lead the training of clients and peers. 

• Typically a Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 6 years related experience or a Master’s degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience. Knowledge and Skills

• 6 or more years’ experience.


Essential: requirements elicitation via interviewing; requirements determination using structured techniques for documentation, analysis, evaluation/ validation; decomposition of high-level information into details; abstracting low-level information; distinguishing requests vs needs; distinguishing requirements vs. solutions; classifying/ prioritizing requirements; OO techniques using UML models; ambiguity analysis, ensuring consistent understanding across users, designers and testers; business process modeling of current state and desired/ future state processes; defining and managing scope and client expectations, requirements change management and traceability; identifying and mitigating risks; applying creativity to solving complex problems; building relationships and working collaboratively; effective verbal/ written communication; experience in an industry domain.

• Specialized: Function Point counting; survey execution; statistical analysis; developing structured user manuals and training; visualization modeling; business rules modeling; develop and executing acceptance test plans. Impact/Scope

• May assign work to others.

• Provides time / resource estimates for assigned tasks.

• May provide time / resource estimates for assigned projects. Complexity

• Conducts interviewing and participates in requirements gathering workshops

• Develops use cases and UML models.

• Produces all components of requirements specifications.