Added May 24, 2023 Business Analyst, Data Architecture - REMOTE (25676) Remote, Remote | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Business Analyst for their Data Architecture group for a remote long-term contract opportunity with our client in the west suburbs of Chicago, IL!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Business Analyst, Data Architecture will:
  • Work with the Business to identify requirements and think critically about what will make it successful; write user stories that effectively communicate the Business’ requirements and that are easily consumed by software development teams.
  • Attend and lead Business stakeholder meetings; provide project status reporting to management; assist with testing scenarios and validate results.
  • Create deliverables such as process flows, data flows, use case diagrams and mockups to effectively communicate design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Prepare and deliver client presentations.
  • Advocate on behalf of Business to IT, and advocate on behalf of IT to Business.
  • Serve as the functional expert on how we manage our data across multiple applications/databases and represent that back to the business in a way they can understand.
  • Go beyond just reading and understanding information, to making sense of it, and finding patterns for improvement and applying analytical skills to deconstruct a complex problem.
  • Support business applications. Troubleshoot and resolve applications issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Business Analysis with at least 7 years relevant IT experience overall. To include recent experience in Data Architecture or Master Data Management teams.
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, statistics, computer science, mathematics, information management, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience defining and documenting business and functional requirements for ongoing system enhancement initiatives in agile software development environments.
  • Demonstrated experience writing clear acceptance criteria to a testable level specifically for Services and Data Structures.
  • Good understanding of relational databases, database structures and design, data management, and ETL tool.
  • Good SQL knowledge, including experience writing investigative queries and solid conceptual understanding of joins and stored procedures.
  • Experience leading or participating in Agile meetings including: sprint planning, sprint grooming, review, demo, stand-up, and retrospective sessions.
  • Experience in all phases of product, software, and testing lifecycles.
  • Strong investigative, analytical skills, and interpersonal skills
LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status


Colorado Pay Range:
20 - 125/per Hour