Technical Business Analyst in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  989376

For additional details about this Technical BA role with our Airlines Client who is migrating legacy apps to a new Cloud platform, contact APEX at 773.824.1032  
Work Location: Chicago Illinois USA 60606
• Responsible for preparing one or more of the deliverables required to build Business Requirement Documents for projects which include; Process flow, use cases and user stories and establish traceability to the client or business vision

• May document current business processes if they are not already in place

• Show ability to quickly gain a thorough understanding of the functional area related to the project and the ability to identify and quantify business process improvements along with system improvements using technology is critical

• Ensure the requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audience and are understandable, unambiguous and capable of being implemented and tested

• Interface with Business Stakeholders and IT teams

• Manage the requirements through the project lifecycle by establishing and managing scope and change request process

• Proficient with technical documentation, including business requirements, functional specifications, support documentation, user guides, workflow processes and test cases

• Validate proposed technical designs to ensure alignment with business needs

• Provide project support during release and implementation periods

• Collaborate and work with business teams

• Collaborate and work with senor technical teams - developers, project managers and understand technical concepts

Project Specifics:

• Individual will be assisting with the NextGen project

• Project consist of migrating legacy system to a new platform

• Individual will report directly to the Project Manager

• The project is currently in the vision stage

• This individual will be heavily involved in the design phase. This is a new team specifically aligned to this project


• Bachelor's degree in a Business or Technology related field required

• 5-8 years of business analysis or process improvement experience

• Experience gathering information from the business and documenting the information to be presented to the technical team

• Communication is key. Must be able to gather the information from different divisions

• Understanding of business process management, workflow and integration methods and tools

• Exceptional oral and written communication skills

• Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

• Willingness to work individually and as part of a team to achieve business objectives

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and comfortable with change

• Ability to quickly gain familiarity with systems and projects assigned


• Big Plus: Experience working in airline industry

• Bigger plus: Prior experience with gathering documents for application migration projects

Additional Notes:

• Individual will work closely with the business and must be able to interact with confidence and a quick response time. If the individual does not know the answer to a problem they have to be willing to research and identify a solution while keeping the business informed

• A basic understanding of internet concepts and the methodology of business mapping preferred

• Functional documentation experience required

• Minimal travel may be required between OPC and Willis Tower

• A Face to Face interview will be required for the second-round interview. Please only submit candidates that can commit to an in-person interview, if requested

• Candidate will primarily be based out of Willis Tower, but will work from OPC roughly 2 days a week as well. Please ensure submitted candidates are okay with both locations.
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