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Kforce Business Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is looking for a Business Analyst to join a large financial organization in downtown Kansas City, MO.Summary:The Business Analyst is responsible for working with users to define and document system requirements for new implementations and enhancements. Other responsibilities will include facilitating requirements gathering and design sessions, reviewing design documentation with users and developers, preparing process and data models, prioritizing system functionality based on requirements, coordinating pilot and test activities, and designing screens and reports.Day to day responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for ensuring an efficient and smooth production environment for assigned system(s) by applying patches and fixes to system or working with the developer upon failure of system; Responsible for ensuring the least amount of downtime or inefficient production for assigned system(s)

  • Use in-depth understanding of system to write reports for users and/or clients from system(s) which aid in business decision making

  • Develop and conduct user training on system(s) functionality

  • Work with field and internal users to understand system needs and develop plans for meeting those needs

  • Assist in large scope projects or lead activities in small to medium scope projects during analysis, design, construction and testing phases of projects

  • Facilitate in requirements and design sessions for smaller to medium scope projects and participate in the requirements and design sessions for large scope projects

  • Define and document functional and system specifications

  • Develop process flows, system flows, and data models using modeling and process tools

  • Prioritize system and data functionality requirements based on user needs and project constraints

  • Review design documentation with users and developers

  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Business Management, Systems Development, or related area or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Three to five years of experience as a business systems analyst and/or project manager in an information technology environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency in system(s) supported

  • Demonstrated facilitation skills for capturing requirements

  • Knowledge of relational database concepts

  • Knowledge of the systems development lifecycle

  • Exposure to client/server and/or web development

  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Demonstrated decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Experience using software applications such as Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours