Senior Business Analyst

  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #6846

DataStaff, Inc. is seeking a Senior Business Analyst for a long-term contract opportunity with one of our direct clients in Hartford, CT

*This position is onsite

Job Description:
The Business Analyst will support the team by performing detailed requirements analysis, workflow design, process documentation, and guiding user acceptance testing as we replace multiple legacy systems with a modern, comprehensive solution.
Will work closely with Collections users and management to develop a deep understanding of current workflows, bottlenecks, and goals. This understanding and insight will then be leveraged while working with the vendor to facilitate the design, delivery and testing of an efficient, cohesive replacement solution. As a contract employee, the Business Analyst shall be expected to maintain and provide written documentation on any work performed in conjunction with this engagement.

  • Provide timely delivery of all assigned tasks
  • Work with the Project team in managing project deliverables
  • Use the DAS supplied SharePoint/Team site to store and collaborate on project documentation
  • Be responsible for reviewing project tasks, schedules, and resources and make changes or additions, as appropriate; measuring and evaluating progress against the Project Management Plan (PMP)
  • Address and resolve deviations from the PMP
  • Participate in regularly scheduled project status meetings
  • Prepare and submit weekly status reports to the co-leaders
  • Follow the project change control procedures
  • Review of deliverable materials
  • Provide documentation and transition work to state employees at end of engagement

Requirements Analysis – At least 5 years of experience and use cases with the following:

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions
  • Leading reviews of business processes and developing optimal workflows to increase efficiency of system and user resources
  • Staying up to date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings
  • Working closely with clients, technicians, and managerial staff
  • Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance
  • Updating, implementing and maintaining procedures
  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements
  • Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users

Process Documentation – At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:

  • Documenting and communicating the results of your requirements analysis
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
  • Gathering and reporting critical information from meetings with various stakeholders
  • Monitoring solution design through the Systems Development Life Cycle to ensure project goals are fully realized

User Acceptance Testing – At least 2 years of experience and use cases with the following:

  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Designing and performing user acceptance testing

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability
Business Analysis

  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • The ability to influence and determine acceptable solutions with stakeholders
  • Advanced technical and documentation skills
  • Reporting and presentation skills
  • A track record of following through on commitments
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • A history of leading and supporting successful projects

Performance in Complex Situations

  • Communication and collaboration
  • Clearing challenges for team members
  • Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple project workstreams in order to prioritize, organize, and triage in an independent environment
  • Encouraging of an interactive, cooperative, collaborative, and customer-focused work environment
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Judgement in dealing effectively and diplomatically with all levels of government staff


Other Desirable Skills

  • Ability to effectively and empathetically communicate to end users to understand their workloads, goals, and stressors
  • 1 year of user research and analytics Proficiency with MS-Office tools including MS-Visio, Project, and PowerPoint.

Required Skills:

  • 5 Years – Analysis
  • 3 Years – Process Documentation                                             
  • 2 Years – User Acceptance Testing                            
  • 1 – 3 Years – Team work

Desired Skills:                                 

  • 4 – 6 Years – Bachelor’s Degree  

This opportunity is available as a W2 position with a competitive benefits package. DataStaff, Inc. offers medical, dental, and vision coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave. As many of our opportunities are long-term, we also have a 401k program available for employees after 6 months.


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