Business Analyst


Business Analyst

Chicago, IL
  • Responsibilities


    Understand client needs and translate into portal and integration functionality

    Use a structured approach to capture requirements by working with clients and other team members in a highly dynamic environment

    Work with clients to identify, validate, and document business objectives through workshops, interviews and company research

    • Defining scope of a need
    • Develop a business case
    • Consolidate multiple perspectives to deliver unique recommendations

    Aid in the translation of business requirements to technology and operational requirements

    • Assessing capability gaps and organizational readiness
    • Capture and prioritize requirements
    • Manage requirements traceability
    • Create business process flows, use cases, user stories, test cases

    Maintain a high-level of product knowledge

    Preliminary research for prospect presentations

    Support business development and engagement managers on sales calls, proposal development, and resource estimating

    Ability to influence others without having to invoke direct authority

    Desire to lead, promote internal growth, and develop others

    Potential to travel as needed to client sites


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Technology or related field
    • 3-5 years of experience in a strategy or business analyst related role
    • Experience with project management and development frameworks
    • Experience with projects in process improvement, requirements management, and facilitating workshops
    • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience in process diagramming or other business analysis tools
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong consulting and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize between key deliverables
    • Understands the value and uses of portal in an enterprise environment
    • Experience with Liferay, Websphere Portal, Web Logic or other platforms preferred