Senior IT Business Analyst - SQL

Massachusetts, Arizona, North Carolina, Texas

Remote position available

Job Description

Responsible for working with business unit leaders and BI consumers to identify reporting and analytical requirements, independently develop business requirement documents, technical and functional specifications, and work with BI developers to interpret specifications for product development.

The Sr. IT Analyst will ensure that standards for data definition, data extraction and transformation are followed. Will be serving as a critical liaison between the BI development team and the business user community and will be a primary driver in the adoption of BI systems by the business.

- Minimum of 5 years business systems analysis and business intelligence experience
- Experience reading SQL or performing basic queries.

This position will analyze, evaluate and redesign business, IT or operational processes using scientific approaches such as Critical Thinking, Lean Management, ITIL, Design Thinking and structured systems analysis and design. Work quickly and independently while delivering high-quality outputs. Use strong organizational skills for tracking multiple deliverables simultaneously and be able to synthesize the results. Pay meticulous attention to detail; the ability to juggle many tasks in parallel without lowering the quality bar. Collaborate with Software Engineers to understand features and technical implementation and ensure highest quality product delivery. Develop deep understanding of the business/technical domain as a business systems analyst.

Essential Functions

- Independently participate in requirements documentation, systems configuration and defining/execution of acceptance criteria. Document issues and participate in their resolution.
- Work closely with development and business teams to understand business requirements.
- Translate business needs into high-level technical specifications and design. Identify gaps and ensure deployment of solutions.
- Support business-critical systems using mature IT and software engineering practices.
- Develop, deploy, and execute test strategies.
- Work with team to ensure the highest quality product delivery.
- Work closely with cross functional teams and across boundary organizations to gather requirements, define solutions, implement new tools and process, and provide ongoing support to these teams.
- Test applications and products at the user level, both manually and with automated tools.
- Develop deep understanding of the applications that he/she/they support.
- Communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
- Track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize the results.

General Job Information


Senior IT Business Analyst - SQL



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered. (Required), Bachelors: Computer and Information Science (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 2+ years related experience including developing requirements, designing and executing test cases in IT
  • Experience with QA methodology and problem solving techniques/tools.
  • Detail-oriented person who is passionate about quality and is enthusiastic about the new technology offered to customers.
  • Demonstrated software testing experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail; the ability to juggle several tasks in parallel without lowering your quality bar.
  • Experience with analytical programming languages such as SQL.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and rapid change.
  • Experience with process flow diagrams.
  • Experience with applying Agile Methods.
  • Experience with Problem Solving Techniques.
  • Hands-on experience running queries and creating reports.
  • Ability to understand technical specifications and analyze log files.

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