Do you want to leverage your business analysis skills to deliver meaningful work in a supportive and agile environment? Do you enjoy a collaborative team dynamic and the ability to influence change? Ohio University’s Office of Information Technology is seeking a business analyst to help maximize the value of the services we deliver to Ohio University.
The IT Business Analyst II is responsible for performing business analysis and conceptual solution design of medium sized, moderately complex IT projects. Verifies that project proposals are fully documented, provides assistance with research, analysis, and documentation to clarify proposals. Collaborates with leaders, subject matter experts, end users and technical staff to identify and understand business needs, design possible technology solutions and help implement and transition chosen solutions. Elicits and documents business requirements and creates appropriate business analysis documentation artifacts for both technical and non-technical audiences. Creates and updates standard procedures for application management and support.
Job duties include: -Solution Analysis – Analyze moderately complex IT project requests. Conduct discovery meetings with clients. Perform background research on proposed product or solution. Contact vendor for references and/or discovery. Develop and document the functional and technical requirements working with IT professionals, subject matter experts, and clients. Participate in RFI and RFP processes. Propose technical plans that are aligned with business objectives and technical requirements. Work with IT resource managers and service owners to establish a statement of work with effort estimates and project costs. Summarize and present possible solutions with their associated costs and, based upon the business and technical needs, recommend the optimal choice. -Business Analysis – Conduct in-depth business analysis on medium-sized, moderately complex projects that can include, but is not limited to: SWOT analysis, cost benefit analysis, return on investment, feature/gap analysis, feasibility analysis. Assist clients with creation of a business case, funding proposal, and documentation of current business processes. Identify business process bottlenecks and research options to improve the process. Develop and document test plans. Assist clients with executing the test plans and obtaining sign-off. -Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) or equivalent additional number of years of work experience.
3+ years work experience in the business analysis/project management field
Demonstrated knowledge of business analysis concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Additional Salary Information:
Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualification. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.