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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

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Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Business Analyst

Job Description

  • Location: Alpharetta, GA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #67526

Our client, a global professional services and accounting firm, has an urgent need for:

Business Analyst – BC Tool
Alpharetta, GA – onsite 2-3 days/week
Long term contract

BC Tool: Investment Business Case tool is used to collate and document the top 5 business cases from all portfolio which has a considerable investment ask. The investment business case then is analyzed, reviewed and approved from portfolio and CT leadership and finally the capital allocation decisions are made for next FY based on the information in the business case. The tool is re-platformed in Power Apps with reports generated in Power BI.

Candidates must: 

  1. Have extensive and current hands-on CORE BA & Agile experience (meaning PM is not a BA!)
  2. Be able to facilitate and engage with senior leadership considering BC tool
  3. Requires less supervision (not totally loose and independent), but collaborative with lead

Core Hard skills – direct hands on
• Requirements planning and monitoring
• Elicitation and validation/confirmation
• Requirements lifecycle and management
• Solution evaluation – build and functional spec alignment
• Process modeling and analysis
• Analysis work in Agile framework

Side skills – applying knowledge – design thinking, soft skills, people skills, etc.

The opportunity
Business Analysts will apply analytical knowledge areas and in-depth analysis of the business to uncover its true problems, understand its objectives, define the relevant requirements, business rules and identify design elements to support the application functions. Business Analysts have strong problem-solving skills and interact regularly with various professionals to generate value for the business. Business Analysts have several key touch points through the product lifecycle and will ensure that the solution will enable the business to achieve its objectives.

Your key responsibilities
• Lead the effort to plan, scope, gather, understand and analyze business requirements, and translates business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements
• Apply business analysis knowledge areas and creativity to drive requirements work effort ranging from planning, elaboration, analysis, validation to communication through the different stages of the requirements lifecycle
• Strong analytical capabilities to decompose sophisticated business models, specify critical functions and identify inter-dependencies for design considerations
• Lead the effort to engage with business and technology partners to clarify application functions, processes and data flow to align business and technology capabilities or constraints
• Integrate the solution into the business workstreams, which may include the provision of enablement materials and training agenda to facilitate adoption and integration of the product and processes into the business cycle
• Verify, through different testing practices (ex. UAT), that the solutions meet the functional specifications and resolve specified business problems
• Have awareness of technology components and their relevancy to the functional modules, especially their advantages in advancing business position and improving user journey
• Continuously advance the proficiency of business analysis and apply industry standard methodologies to promote forward thinking on the analysis of changing business models and knowledge sharing across other domains

Skills and attributes for success
• Ability to plan, lead and direct tactical activities to scope work effort and eventually capture business requirements for analysis, and prioritize features to produce required business outcomes
• Knowledgeable and capable of conducting and handling requirements of varying complexity through its lifecycle and validating or presenting with business partners and technologists on the requirements
• Excellent communication skills and confident to identify, negotiate and mitigate difficult circumstances (ex. demanding stakeholders, changing requirements scope)
• Have engaged in business case development incorporating broader enterprise view of the business value proposition, encompassing functional analysis, workflow analysis, impact analysis (organization, cost) and risk analysis
• Have been involved in client training activities ranging from provisioning of quick reference or user guides, conducting functional walkthroughs, creating training nuggets and addressing FAQs to integrate solution functions into business tactical activities
• Ability to engage and collaborate in diverse settings of people, perspectives and experiences
• A sense of urgency, decisiveness, and ability to work well under pressure
• Ability to listen and to think independently, and be a curious and creative person

To qualify for the role, you must have
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred
• Minimum 8-10 years of experience with significant role interacting with business and technology leaders to define business operations, workflows and technology solutions
• Direct experience and accountability in the functional architecture of products, product portfolios or solution accelerator with at least $3m of investment, $1m if using leading cutting edge innovative technologies
• Have domain knowledge of one or more industries or sectors, with broad knowledge of current as well as emerging technologies
• Have experience in Agile framework participating directly in Agile practices and producing common artifacts
• Understand product development and delivery framework especially Agile framework, DevOps practices and micro services
• Significant relevant experience in either an internal or external business analysis role, or similar
• Significant technical knowledge and experience in delivering IT solutions, providing comprehensive technical advice and understanding user requirements
• Experience supplying to the formulation of business vision and strategy
• Strong partner management experience

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