*Immediate Need!* *Let me know if you have any candidate available for the below job position we have, Thanks!* *Please send resumes to moh...@datagrp.com <moh...@datagrp.com>; Direct: 201 308 –8704* *Business Analyst with strong exp on BPM Tools & Pega* *Washington DC* *Long Term* *Implement partner: Cognizant* *Rate: $40/hr on C2C* *Essential Job Functions:* • Interface with the business client to understand business needs and requirements, and to help develop and maintain the client relationship • Build stakeholder consensus and ensure everyone is on the same page, in agreement, and can visualize the solution being proposed • Develop business cases, requirements, use cases, test plans, test strategies, test cases, and operational procedures and plans o Document business processes and workflows o Craft business cases to evaluate the feasibility of technology initiatives o Identify business and functional requirements by working with application end-users, and lead the collection, analysis, documentation, and coordination of those requirements o Design and execute test cases for application development and implementation projects • Collaborate with IT professionals to determine if solutions currently exist (internally or externally) or whether new solutions are feasible to meet business requirements • Leverage rapid prototyping approaches to present as-is/to-be processes/workflows and rough designs of the proposed solution • Maintain a comprehensive chronological trail of requirements and agreements and actively contribute to the project change control process. Document and manage issues and actions • Provide overall support to ensure the successful design, testing, and implementation of applications that support the business unit, Also, provide support in developing training materials and conducting training • Document and manage issues and actions for IT applications and projects • Prepare and make presentations using MS PowerPoint and Visio to project stakeholders and management • Participate in the evaluation of new products or initiatives to determine the technology support required • Evaluate applications and IT environments, and analyze gaps between current and desired states • Propose recommendations based on industry best practices *By conducting an analysis of major business processes and IT consumption, the department strives to receive recommendations regarding the following:* *A. What are the critical business processes required to achieve the mission?* *B. What is a fair chargeback (or show back) model for IT Services to central IT?* *C. What adjustments, if any, need to be done to IT spent by business line?* *TASKING AND TIMELINE* *• Task 1 requires a formal kickoff to engage the stakeholders in the effort and ensure proper planning and scheduling* *• Task 2 is a review of the documentation, interviewing up to 12 key stakeholders, to provide the analysis of the information collected* *• Task 3 includes the final report in power point format that may be used to communicate the results of the study to senior leadership and stakeholders.* *DELIVERABLES* *The deliverables to be provided are listed in the table below.* *• An analysis of costs allocated by business processes and function* *• A report of costs per IT function/service* *• Other work products as required* Educational Qualifications and Experience: • Experience in defining and implementing technology solutions for a major financial institution • Extensive experience as a Business Analyst for a large financial institution • Extensive experience with implementing a similar system • Extensive experience in gathering business requirements and developing functional specifications with special emphasis on use cases, defining test cases, and providing user training and support *• Extensive experience with various system development lifecycle methodologies and tailoring the artifacts to those methodologies* *• Experience with BPM tools like iGrafix ,PEGA and Cordys is a plus * Required Skills/Abilities: • Strong process analysis skills and ability to suggest improvements for efficiency and effectiveness of solutions based on industry best practices • Knowledge of business analysis best practices (such as BABOK) and ability to effectively apply them • Advanced knowledge of specific business area, process, workflows, standards, and business practices • Proven conceptual, analytical, and judgmental skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate well with all levels, technical as well as non-technical stakeholders • Ability to work directly with clients and management without supervision and to facilitate and navigate discussions with stakeholders to ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensus • Leadership skills and ability to work well with diverse team members, often in multiple locations • Ability to work with different points-of-view and lead the team to convergence, while always keeping the project objectives in sight • Strong presentation and facilitation skills • Excellent personal organization skills and ability to take things to closure without follow-ups -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "VB.NET 2003 Group" group. 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