Sr. Business Systems Analyst/Lead Business Systems Analyst

Pittsburgh , PA

As a Senior/Lead Business Analyst for Production IT you will serve as a liaison between IT and various Production business functions. The Senior/Lead Business Analyst will work with business partners to analyze, gather, and create business requirements for new systems and changes to existing applications. The individual will work closely with the internal and external teams to ensure that they understand and agree with the documented solution prior to project execution.

The responsibilities of the position include the following:

Participate and deliver on the following SDLC components: Planning, Analysis, Design, and Testing.
Follows all EQT project management framework standards, procedures and documentation.
Accountable for the ownership and the delivery of project: Scope & Requirements Documents, Project Plans, Functional and Technical Specifications, Current and Future State Process Maps, Use and Test Cases, and Presentations.
Coordinates requirements walk-throughs and sign-offs with stakeholders, verifying that use cases and process maps accurately reflect business requirements.
Coordinates and monitors the deliverables to ensure expectations of our stakeholders are met.
Collaborates with team members and leaders across the organization to gain consensus and implement industry leading solutions.
Assigns daily tasks/work to project team participants as needed.
Evaluate solutions against business requirements for best fit.
Initiate proposals for procedural changes to increase efficiencies in solutions provided.
Research and/or facilitate system and architectural changes.
Ability to take ownership and lead process improvement efforts. 

Required Skills

Functional, Application and Technology knowledge, experience, and expertise in the following areas:

Detailed knowledge of the Project Management & Software Development Lifecycles.
Demonstrated knowledge of Web and Client-Server technologies/architectures.
Demonstrated knowledge of relational databases such as Oracle or SQL.
Act as a project leader on some of the assigned projects and/or lead project work streams.
Evaluate and document current state and future state business processes.
Ability to plan, lead, and monitor testing efforts.
Multi-task and prioritize across a number of projects and initiatives.
Work independently and collaborate effectively across the organization.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
Self-motivated, goal-oriented individual with the ability to take ownership of the task assigned.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong customer relationship skills.
Excellent time management skills.

Preferred Skills

Knowledge of .NET Framework, C# and MVC;
Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services;
Solid understanding of ITIL Framework
Experience with SSIS packages and ETL tools

Required Experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Information System and 3 years of related work experience
Minimum 3 years of work experience in Information System
Minimum 3 years of experience in understanding of business concepts, business systems development and analysis
Experience in documentation and presentation tools
Project Management experience
Natural Gas Industry experience