Business Analyst

Location: San Bruno, CA

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs
  • Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization’s systems and capabilities
  • Analyzes business partners’ operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions
  • Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology
  • Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications
  • Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business
  • Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation
  • Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise’s competitive edge
  • May make recommendations for buy versus build decision

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field or equivalent
  • Typically has 1 to 3 years of relevant technical or business work experience