Data Analyst

  • Irvine, CA
  • Contract

Company Description

Contract to Permanent position

    Job Description

    Business Analyst 

    Experience / Entry Criteria:

             BA Experience Required

             Finance background a plus

             Technical background a plus 

             Within the past 3 years, contractor must have held one position as a Business Analyst for a minimum of 1 year

             Contract only - No duration commitment

    Core Responsibilities:

             Follows disciplined PMO Methodology

             Responsible for end-to-end business / functional requirements which include the following:

    o   Requirements Gathering -  Approach and Execution

    o   Requirements Documentation -  Maintenance of documentation included

    o   Uploading requirements into Quality Center

    o   Serves as Requirements Subject-Matter Expert (SME)

             Ensuring technical design meets business requirements 

    o   Providing assistance and feedback where necessary as SME-  Bridging the gap between developers and business

             Ensuring QA Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Execution meet business requirements

    o   Providing assistance and feedback where necessary as SME - Bridging the gap between business and QA team 

             Weekly Status Reports to PM

             Provide support and expertise during: QA, UAT, deployment and post implementation

             Raise Risks to Project Manager 

             Responsible for the timely creation and distribution of Meeting Minutes

    Qualifications

    Skill Set:

    •         Technical & Business Writing Skills

    •         Microsoft Office Suite

    o   Visio -  Strength Expectation:  4 out of 5

    •         Ability to distinguish and create business and system flows

    •         Thorough understanding of fundamentals required in flow diagramming

    •         Experience with flow diagramming

    o   Excel - Strength Expectation: 3-4 out of 5

    •         Understanding and ability to utilize advance functions for data analysis

    o   VLOOKUP,   INDEX,  MATCH,  IF THEN STATEMENTS,  PIVOTS

    o   Word -  Strength Expectation:  4 out of 5

    •         Knowledge of tracking changes

    •         Embedding objects

    o   Powerpoint -  Strength Expectation: 3 out of 5

    Additional Information

    Position is Contract-to-Hire