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Manager IT Business Analyst - Remote

Anywhere, NY, USA | 411 Locals

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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This is a key IT leadership role and will report into the CIO. The position will provide leadership to the team of IT Business Analysts and is accountable for the team’s day-to-day functions and resources. Will be accountable for designing the methods IT Business Analysts use to develop business requirements in a given project, represent the IT Business Analysis team within IT as well as the other business areas, and ensure that all client deliverables meet the organization’s quality standards.


Responsibilities


Facilitate the establishment of team structure and roles, hiring and on-boarding Analysts and ensuring adequate resource and talent allocation.

Manage the annual team budget.

Manage employee/team performance by setting objectives and performance metrics and standards and conducting performance reviews.

Monitor service requests and project progress.

Manage escalated project issues.

Participate in planning and developing company-wide IT strategies.

Engage with key business and IT stakeholders to identify changing business priorities and requirements and introduce new processes and technology to enhance the Business Analysis service offering.

Lead the development of feasibility studies, cost/benefit analyses, business case development and risk assessments for various technology projects.

Establish standards for Business Analysis, including methodologies, metrics, requirements and tools.

Ensure Analysts are adequately certified and/or trained.


Education & Experience


Preferably a bachelor’s degree in computer science with at least 10 years of experience as a Business Analyst and five years in a related leadership role.

Experience in the LAMP environment is a definite advantage.

Knowledge of current trends and innovations in technology infrastructure and computer software applications

Database architecture and design skills

IT system architecture development skills

Strong team leadership and development skills

Facilitation, negotiation and problem resolution skills

Strategic Thinking: Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks or project.

Specific knowledge of business analysis methodologies and tools

Familiarity with business process improvement

Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®)

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA) association would be beneficial

Personal attributes


Ability to make sound and logical judgments.

Strong customer service orientation.

Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

Able to conduct research into issues and products as required.

Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language.

Keen attention to detail.

Analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Key Performance Indicators


TBD


Work Conditions


On-call availability as needed.


Travel Requirements


Occasional travel – less than 10%


Location


The position is virtual and schedule to be determined


Get Stuff Done, Deliver Results, Own It!



  • Achieve results for the business and for customers

  • Be accountable and action oriented

  • Take ownership for identifying and creatively solving problems

  • Know your numbers and manage them daily


Directly Communicate, Fiercely Collaborate



  • Get to the point – be professional, direct, and efficient

  • Lead with facts, actions, and solutions – not opinions and excuses

  • Work together to solve issues and improve the business quickly, efficiently, and effectively

  • Passionately debate ideas to get to the best outcome and then once a decision has been made move forward together to make it successful as a cross-functional team

  • Be open, transparent, and inclusive with both successes and challenges


Innovate Always and in All Ways



  • Entrepreneurial to our core

  • Always be looking for new business opportunities and new ways to serve our customers

  • Never satisfied with how things are currently and always look to make improvements

  • Motivated by creating something from nothing or designing a new way to do something


Domain Experts, Company Experts



  • Hunger for knowledge, personal growth, and passion for learning

  • Leverage existing true functional expertise and develop new functional expertise

  • Develop a profound understanding of the company, internal and external customers, and markets to successfully apply domain expertise


Growth: Customers, Company, People



  • Have a growth mindset for our customers, the company and ourselves.

  • Personal and people development plus building high performance teams are the foundation for future growth

  • Plan and organize eXponential growth, The world is too big for thinking small

  • Profitable growth through diversification in products and channels for future stability

  • Approach each decision and each obstacle encountered with a focus on creating win, win, win outcomes for our customers, the company, and ourselves. “Everybody wins”


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