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2686 Business Systems Analyst

Location: Portland, OR

Description:
Our client is one of the Industry leaders in the Electronic Freight Posting business. Your experience as a Business Systems Analyst with CRM experience will be directly helping goods and products get transported all over the nation and beyond. This company truly values its employees and believes in strong work-life balance. They have a beautiful office specifically designed to be Agile/Scrum and collaboration friendly. If this is the kind of position and company you’d be interested in - please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you.

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
Description
Our Client is seeking a full-time Business Systems Analyst to join the Business Applications team in Beaverton, Oregon.

The Business Systems Analyst is instrumental in bringing exceptional technical solutions to solve critical business challenges. Starting with defining, analyzing and documenting requirements, this position is responsible for effectively communicating the needs of the business to the Engineering team.

Business Systems Analyst Contributions:
• Analyzes business needs, documents requirements and translates needs into functional, non-functional user stories and/or technical specifications
• Delivers requirements, performs analysis, and evaluates downstream business, systems, process, and/or organizational impacts
• Plans and assists with oversight of testing processes and activities including defect identification and resolution
• Analyzes charts and/or diagrams of the problem to be programmed and defines system requirements in terms of system capabilities
• Develops or assists in the development of work plans, time schedules, and project task items and schedules and assists with estimating resource needs for analysts, programmers, user personnel, consultants, equipment, and prepares routine project status reports
• Assists in the development of project cost and benefit estimates to establish project worth including the development of alternative considerations. This will result in recommendations for the installation of new systems or equipment, or to change existing systems and equipment
• Advises the appropriate people on the implications of existing IT systems that can be applied to a problem
• Identifies risks and issues, and seeks approval on complex matters
• Checks, instructs, assigns work, and otherwise functionally directs technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results on complex problems
• Provides subject matter expert and operational support to internal business partners

Business Systems Analyst Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from a 4-year college or university plus a minimum of 4+ years of experience in business analysis or application development
• 5+ years experience developing requirements and performing system analysis
• 5+ years of major systems implementation experience
• Knowledge of standard operating processes or direct experience working in/with Marketing, Sales and Support teams strongly desired
• Knowledge of software development processes, quality assurance, and quality control techniques
• Experience with Agile based projects with user story creation, project life cycle methodologies, metrics collection and analysis, and process development
• Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), such as Salesforce, and middleware systems strongly desired
• Strong communications skills and collaborative work style a must