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Added Sep 14, 2021 Business Analyst (22822) Champaign, IL | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Business Analyst's for a 6 month contract to hire with our client in Central Illinois! 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! Responsibilities: Work independently, as a member of a team or as a leader of small teams. Individuals in this position are to develop additional competence and confidence in the use of Information Technology tools and techniques and the company systems, while simultaneously advancing their general business knowledge, leadership, and management skills. Be responsible for following areas of the development life-cycle. Perform business analysis; gathering and maintaining all requirements and specification documents and customer documentation. Identify improvement to business processes and proposes solutions and timing of their implementation. Be responsible for the creations of mock-ups and solution presentations, directing functionality walk-throughs and guided trainings, and confirming final designs with customers and application developers Create, update, improve and manage functional specification documents according to system maintenance changes and release cycles. This individual will be responsible for assisting with technology and business projects. Responsibilities include requirements gathering, [leading/participating in] design confirmation, business process analysis, and improvement, test management and execution, operational readiness, and employer integration. This individual will work closely with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to ensure design, testing, and cut-over activities are properly executed. Qualifications: Required: 3+ years of relevant industry experience in business transformation projects In-depth knowledge of System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Understanding of change management principles Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Exchange, and Excel Experience with project management tools (e.g. Jira, Visio, MS Project, ADO, Confluence) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization is required Excellent verbal and written communication skills: clear and concise Ability to understand, interpret, and apply provisions of applicable laws, rules, regulations, memoranda of understanding, and operating procedures Excellent problem-solving abilities to independently resolve routine and complex issues Ability to take product feedback lists from users and equate them to actionable requirements for development team Preferred: 2+ years of relevant industry experience in pension funds/benefits planning Experience with change management methodology (Prosci ADKAR) Experience with Business Process Modeling (BPM) tools CBAP or equivalent certification Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer 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.

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