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Information Technology Business Analyst Position - 54467

Avacend, Inc.

Information Technology Business Analyst Position - 54467

Atlanta, GA
  • Responsibilities


    Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities’ Office of Information Technology


    This position will collaborate with business users to plan, design, and launch efficient business and operational systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. This includes the gathering and analyzing of information and/or data in support of business cases, proposed projects and application requirements. The business analyst is also responsible for supporting existing business applications. This individual must apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help maximize the benefit of IT system investments.


    • Participates/facilitates design sessions associated with the development and implementation of business requirements

    • Captures, interprets, and analyzes requirement specifications for new or enhanced system functionality with stakeholders

    • Documents and creates functional specifications, functional use cases, including documented workflows, data flow diagrams, screen prototypes and user/interface designs

    • Presents requirements to stakeholders, confirming findings and/or making adjustments to documentation

    • Provides soundly-based advice to both development team and stakeholders, from a business and/or technical perspective

    • Works with the applications development function to develop appropriate solutions based on stakeholder approved requirements

    • Reviews and confirms with stakeholders the suitability of proposed solutions including risk assessment of impact

    • Facilitates user acceptance criteria discussions with stakeholders

    • Partners with testing lead to manage requirements issues that arises during testing

    • Assists in business procedure testing

    • Provides assistance to the testing lead through user acceptance testing, as required

    • Support end users training as necessary


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and three years of recent relevant business analysis experience with a progression in responsibility

    • Demonstrated experience developing functional specifications, impact assessments, process and data flows, and functional use cases

    • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal skills

    • Strong problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills

    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

    • Ability to understand business processes and relate them to technical solutions

    • Demonstrated experience working within a Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) framework

    • Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies required

    • Excellent technical writing skills

    • Proficient in MS Office (MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio)

    • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple and concurrent tasks


    • 6 years of progressive work experience in business analysis
    • Experience with Healthcare IT systems development

    Required Skills Required Experience