Business Analyst

Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: 02-06-2018
NorthShore Resources has a great Contract opportunity for a Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN! Must be local to the Minneapolis/St Paul area to interview in person and work onsite.

The Analyst will: 
 Gather and document business and technical requirements for multiple modules.
 Test application changes at a high level; prior to quality assurance testing as needed.
 Participate in end user training as needed.
 Have strong analytical and people skills in order to grasp key points from complicated details.
 Have the ability to quickly learn and document business processes.
 Author other documentation as requested (i.e., status reports, meeting notes).
 Work with the Project manager, QA Lead, Business Owners, Developers, DBAs, and Architects in defining and writing detailed and reusable use case requirements.
 Schedule and facilitate requirements review sessions.
 Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
 Attend and participate in project meetings, team meetings, and BA meetings as needed.
  • Strong experience in an analytical role
  • Technology Infrastructure experience
  • Development of IT Asset Management processes within a large financial services organization
  • Experience implementing ITSM processes on ServiceNow (specifically the Service Request Module)
  • Strong facilitation skills along with critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Project leadership experience with ability to clearly communicate within all levels of the organization
  • Ability to create dynamic presentations and high quality reporting throughout project lifecycle
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with project personnel and stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with little supervision
Mandatory Qualifications:
 7 years of experience eliciting and documenting business requirements for web applications; 
 2 engagements longer than 1 year in a Business Analyst role; 
 2 engagements demonstrating experience with the Software Development Life Cycle; 
 1 engagement demonstrating experience with Requirements Change Management; 
 1 engagement with reverse engineering of an older application to a new application. 

Desired Skills:
 Database analysis skills, including T-SQL;  
 Criminal Justice experience; 
 Experience with application re-writes; 
 Experience with Microsoft Office; 
 Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS); 
 Experience with SharePoint; 
 Experience with SQL Server; 
 Experience with Microsoft Visio;

Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants. 
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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