Consulting IT Analyst

Virginia

Remote position available

Job Description

This is a 100% REMOTE opportunity with the ability to telecommute from the comfort of your own home. Magellan embraces a positive work-life flow and our people enjoy a tremendous level of flexibility.

For this opportunity, we are looking for a Consulting IT Analyst that can write story cards for an Agile team. This person will be partnering with the product owner and other stakeholders and will be observing users and helping define new workflows. We are looking for an Analyst who is able to pull requirements, work with user journey mapping, and help with workflow improvements. This business systems analyst will be helping the business discover the workflow and make recommendations and adjustments. Candidate should ideally have good experience in story card authoring, journey maps, etc. Any experience with Cucumber or Gherkin a plus, but not required.

"This position will analyze, evaluate and design/redesign business, IT or operational processes using scientific approaches such as Critical Thinking, Lean Management, ITIL, Design Thinking and structured systems analysis and design. Provide leadership to more junior IT Analysts through all aspects of the software development cycles. Be a hands-on analyst who can define user stories and acceptance criteria, assist with problem solving, root cause analysis, trouble shooting and coaching of junior it analysts on the team and ensure that requirements and acceptance criteria satisfy business needs. Demonstrate a high level of expertise in the ""IT Analyst"" craft. Help the team work through impediments. Clear impediments and escalate issues when needed. Drive usability and quality of the software developed within the area. Help the team manage changes. Plan, prioritize and deliver the detail behind enhancements. Work on a variety of enterprise applications and problems. Develop relationships with senior stakeholders across partner teams, addressing concerns and removing roadblocks to drive projects forward.

-  Ensure that requirements and acceptance criteria satisfy business needs
- Help the team work through impediments 
- Clear impediments and escalate issues when needed
- Drive usability and quality of the software developed within the area
- Helps the team manage changes
- Plan, prioritize and deliver enhancements 
- Work on a variety of enterprise applications and problems.
- Develop relationships with senior stakeholders across partner teams, addressing concerns and removing roadblocks to drive projects forward
- Analyze issues with focus on identifying root cause and prevention
- Help the team arrive at innovative solutions
 

General Job Information

Title

Consulting IT Analyst

Grade

27

Job Family

Info Technology Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

4/29/2019

Date Requisition Created

4/15/2019

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Bachelor or Associate degree courses in Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Information Design, Mathematics or equivalent hands-on experience.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information. 
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and problem solving tools/techniques.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with analytical programming languages such as SQL.
  • Ability to develop process flow diagrams.
  • Knowledge of Agile Methods.

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