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Senior Business Analyst in Eden Prairie, MN at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description


  • Manage all aspects of business systems analysis including project definition, requirement gathering, traceability, analysis, screen mock-ups, non-functional requirements and business process definition.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis and work flow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Understand and define the data shared across the enterprise and the relationships between those data.
  • Collaborate with system and application architects to establish a "right sized" solution that solves the business problem and is consistent with our current and long-term systems architecture.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Functional requirements (Business Scenario Document), Use Cases, User interface screen mock-ups, data definition.
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade offs between usability and performance needs.
  • Communicate business requirements and work with systems development staff to create system design requirements while gaining consensus for solution with business partners.
  • Work independently with users to define requirements and under direction of project managers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a consistent business system analysis methodology that is used company-wide to plan and execute projects to achieve business objectives.
  • Communicate and collaborate with existing system support staff to share system enhancement opportunities for the current systems.
  • Perform other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned



Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent experience.


  • Minimum of eight to ten years experience in business systems analysis techniques
  • Proven ability to utilized various business analysis / business process analysis skills and tools including:

- Business scenario / Use case documentation

- Screen mock-up and / or wiring diagrams

- Process and workflow modeling

- Requirements definition and prioritization

- Business process design, reengineering and requirements analysis

- Business rule definition and facilitation

- Business data definition

- Deployment and implementation planning

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as team-building skills. Ability to facilitate and influence effectively at all levels of the organization and across organizational boundaries.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Communication strategy and planning
  • Orchestrating outcomes