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Business Analyst - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Andrew Behr

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JN -012020-13846

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Business Analyst for a contract opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 

  • Developing a schedule to elicit requirements  
  • Eliciting, documenting requirements, and managing requirements
  • Working closely with Business Partners to frame issues, and research root cause along with the SMEs
  • Determining business implications of a solution and mapping out any procedural or operational changes   
  • Identifying and escalating risks and issues to Project Manager 
  • Create a Requirements Traceability Matrix to map and trace user requirements with the test cases/scenarios.  ‘The “UAT” business user will use this document to create their test matrix.  The BA will be involved with the business during the creation of test cases through the testing process.    
  • Leading testing calls, Defect Management, and Reporting testing metrics 
  • Working with the Project Manager to develop and implement communication and training plans
  • Supporting PM/Solution Architect with business analysis
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst
  • Ability to with technical and non-technical resources during application testing coordination
  • Ability to quickly develop strong relationships with business stakeholders
  • Ability to lead a project execution
  • Successful project execution track record
  • Experience with training end-users
  • Project management experience
  • Understands and enjoys working in a fast-past environment
  • Microsoft Excel Experience including data analysis/manipulation capabilities through vlookups/hlookups/etc.
  • Prior experience working for Life & Annuity organizations with a preference for candidates with product experience
  • Prior experience working with an organization’s Finance and Actuary department
  • Ability to work without sponsorship

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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