The responsibilities listed below are typical examples of the work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is it expected that everyone in this position will be assigned every job responsibility.
Work with sponsors and users to define project scope and objectives. Conduct user interviews for requirements gathering. Analyze business problems and propose appropriate automated solutions, business processes and procedures. Research and recommend system design and enhancements to minimize costs and maximize system use
Work closely with project managers and project team to provide testing timelines and status as well as requirements gathering
Create test strategy based on the analysis of design document and requirements
Design test plans for projects and work with project teams and business partners to obtain approval
Facilitate integrated testing of business solutions. Create test plans, coordinate testing, data validation sessions and conduct unit and functional testing. Ensure that requirements, design and testing documentation meet department standards
Generate test scripts and perform test analysis. Test scripts will be manual or automated.
Execute some functional and technical tests according to test plans and scripts, document results, and quickly identify, communicate and/or troubleshoot issues. Facilitate data governance to ensure responsibilities for content owners are clearly defined and communicated. Work with vendors to resolve problems, as needed
Report test results and metrics to management and team in timely matter
Define test cases, scripts and corresponding data sets
Manage and execute test preparation activities with minimal supervision
Perform test execution and defect tracking (if applicable)
Learn, support, maintain and train users on testing tools
Identify other uses and expansion of the tool sets
Write business cases, business requirements, develop functional specs and functional prototypes.
Evaluate client needs for quantitative analysis and participate in creating and articulating relevant solutions.
Communicate and collaborate with data analyst, technical developers and architects on business requirements for ongoing business intelligence initiatives and enhancements to existing systems
Facilitate meetings, creates status reports and communicates with stakeholders or business users, under guidance.
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Required Experience: Five years of related work experience focused within testing and business requirement gathering required.
At least 5 or more years of business requirement gathering experience and/or hands-on experience with system / integration / user acceptance testing (automated and manual)
Strong analytical, interpersonal and problem solving skills
Experience creating test scripts (automated and manual)
Effective in team setting or as individual contributor in an IT setting
Ability to multi-task & support multiple priorities / multiple deliverables
Excellent technical skills (e.g. HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro, HP Load Runner) and ability to apply it
Strong understanding of IT concepts, development life cycles and best practices
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with disparate clients from business stakeholders to technical developers
Excellent written and oral presentation skills; must have facilitated and guided users through requirements sessions with a combination of prototype and storytelling
Ability to independently lead or facilitate meetings and perform as a team player in one or multiple agile/waterfall teams
Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work for self or a team in a highly decentralized environment with minimal guidance
Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude and ability to take initiative with an analytical perspective
Strong understanding of the Agile development methodology and requirement gathering process
Preferred Job Qualifications: Knowledge in the assigned application as well as the platform on which it runs (SQL Server). Higher education experience is helpful but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities (KSA’s):
Must possess all requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities as posted in the supplemental section.
Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule.
Possesses sound documentation skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
Ability to understand requirements and translate into test cases
Ability to create quality assurance plans based on the analysis of design documents and requirements, create and execute test cases, log and assign defects and keep track of the defect status
Classified Title: Business Solution Analyst Working Title: Business Solution Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range:$69,780- $95,005. Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus Department name: [email protected] Administration and Finance Personnel area: University Administration
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