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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

This is a long-term contract assignment onsite in the Energy Corridor. You will be accountable for translating business strategies into IT requirements and developing business requirements for IT services.

• Working with business partners to understand business needs
• Converting business requirements and plans into actionable IT services
• Translating business needs/strategies into IT requirements and source IT services to meet requirements (current and future)
• Understanding business processes end-to-end, actively measuring business contribution of enabling systems, and initiating improvement to the process and/or systems
• Communicating with Business Unit on IT services, costs and needs
• Working with business and IT resources to define IT projects and complete project planning (Front End Loading – FEL) activities
• Performing as Project Manager on IT projects where appropriate
• Working with agile methodology and waterfall; familiarity with SAFe Agile practices a plus
• Running a detailed business specific software portfolio, including vendor relationships, negotiations, industry group interactions and long-term strategies
• Influencing customer demand and technology alignment

• 5+ years of experience in information technology
• 5+ years of experience as a business analyst in the oil and gas industry
• 3+ years of experience leading IT projects
• Basic level of proficiency with Agile principles
• Basic level of proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams and Word
• Able to work independently
• Customer focused
• Manages tasks to effectively and efficiently complete work responsibilities of self and others
• Understands and anticipates how daily actions impact and shape the future
• Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results
• Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business Admin/Mgmt, Computer Science, MIS, other related business field, other related technical field, or foreign equivalent
• Scrum Master Certification

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