$80,000 - $90 yearly
City of Commerce, CA, USA
The Business Requirements Analyst acts as liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. With guidance from the Project Managers the BRA will be involved throughout the project delivery life cycle to document business processes, workflows and requirements of the end-users Upon establishment of the requirements baseline, the focus is shifted towards the management of the requirements specification, testing and validating the fulfillment of all requirements. The Business Requirements Analyst is expected to support Project Management and Project stakeholders in identifying business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its strategic goals. This role is expected to perform requirements analysis and create functional process design, ensure testing services for delivery of project and enhancements requirements meet the scope and requirements defined by the business user and process owner.
Work with the project manager, project lead, and/or project sponsor and cross-functional user groups including Medical Management, Operations, IT and technical staff, Compliance, HR, and 3rd party vendor in support of future product application enhancements or acquisitions and to define and document business processes and user requirements
Support Project Management and work with 3rd party vendors, developers , IT and technical staff in order to create a simple, meaningful, efficient solution to business and systems requirements, and present this solution and obtain buy-off from the end-user group and project stakeholders
Develop test cases for new designs that validate the process and the system solution, and be willing to execute testing for bug fixes and new capabilities being released.
As part of the Strategic Project Management Office, monitor Change Orders (Scope, deadlines, budget) and mange Change Requests (bugs and enhancement), and Provide project management skills to properly set and manage expectations and assure solution delivery
Create and hold formal training sessions for the user groups
Write/update reference/user guides and assist with manual creation and training to ensure change management needs are met for new or existing products and applications.
Identify project stakeholders and user classes. Document user class characteristics. Identify appropriate representatives for each user class and negotiate their responsibilities.
Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.
Decompose business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable application development and for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
Identify quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.
With the guidance form Project Managers Project Leads perform requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
Participate in requirements prioritization and peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.
Document and Track requirements traceability information errors and defects, and write requirements defect identification and notification
Establish and implement effective requirements practices, including use and continuous improvement of a requirements process. Assist with the development of the organization’s requirements documentation policies, procedures, and tools.
Implement ways to reuse requirements across projects.
Identify ways to assist project manager in project planning through requirements development and analysis. Propose new product features and updates.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science, or technical discipline required.
2 years business case development, IT analysis , documentation and verification of requirements documents or related role, highly desired
2 years’ experience of Systems Engineer or Business Analyst experience managing requirements of healthcare projects, highly desired
Minimum three years of direct experience in working with IT developers and system design, Strongly preferred
PMI-PBA Certification – Strongly Preferred
Knowledge of project management methodologies and software development processes, required.
Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated understanding of requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification, and management practices and the ability to apply them in practice;
Facilitation skills, to lead requirements elicitation workshops
Knowledge of product & project management concepts and how enterprise software products are positioned and developed
Ability to generate requirements documents that document the solution in business terms, and create clear requirements to enable application development
Ability to develop test cases for new designs that validate the process and the system solution, and ability to execute testing for bug fixes and new capabilities being released.
Demonstrated understanding of technical design specifications.
Demonstrated understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
Demonstrated understanding of how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.
Use case and activity diagram development (using software like Visio)
Experience working with developers and QA
Experience with prioritization and project management (from a documentation perspective) Strong documentation skills
Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills; Must be able to communicate with technical teams and Business side of the projects
Attention to detail, ability to see between the lines, ability to analyze complex systems and/or projects.