IT Business Analyst IV
Location: Dickinson, ND
Translates business strategies into IT requirements and develops business requirements for IT services.
Accountable to the IT function for advocacy of the IT policies, strategies, and practices.
Communicates with the business customers around IT services, costs and needs.
Translates business needs/strategies into IT requirements and sources IT services to meet requirements (current and future).
Understands end-to-end business processes, actively measures business contribution of enabling systems (functional business system measures), and initiates improvement to the process and/or systems.
Works with service managers to ensure services meet customer needs.
Provides projected demand for services to the Service Managers.
Understands and communicates to the customers on both the cost and value of services provided.
Manages detailed business process software portfolio (when applicable).
Performs front-end-loading (FEL), business case development and where appropriate, leads projects.
Works with business-unit-specific vendors and industry groups. Influences customer demand.
Reviews range of existing solutions available and presents options and recommendations to the customer on which ones to use.
Required and Preferred Skills and Experience
Senior level, typically 7+ years of experience.
Understands advanced aspects of discipline and is viewed as an expert in a given field.
Applies broad range of competencies to develop solutions to complex problems.
Influences others to achieve objectives.
Often provides specialized/technical/functional guidance to others within department and/or business asset.