Sr IT Business Analyst - Remote

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Our client, a world leader in Pharmaceuticals and In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) tools is looking for Sr IT Business AnalystJob Title: Sr IT Business AnalystJob Location: Indianapolis, INJob Duration: Long Term ContractResponsibilities:Reporting to the Head of the US PMO and the assigned IT Project Manager, the IT Business Analyst is responsible for helping to implement business analysis processes and methodologies (e.g., waterfall and agile) for the IT function. Business analysis includes business processes, business requirements, functional specifications, test cases and operational support documentation designed to ensure that IT projects adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.The IT Business Analyst will be responsible for assisting various and multiple IT projects, some of which will be large-scale in nature.Position Requirements:• Ability to function as a member of cross-functional team including external vendors• Ability to work independently (i.e., minimal supervision) to lead the Business Analyst role and Testing Lead role for a project• Strong technical writing skills (project documentation/deliverables)• Excellent communication, organization and multi-tasking skills• Strong understanding of baseline Project Management Methodology concepts (including waterfall and agile approaches)• Proficiency in facilitating requirements gathering activities / documenting requirements• Proficiency in Google Mail and Calendar, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint• Understanding of Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) concepts• Experience in writing technical test cases and user Acceptance test cases• 5+ years experience as a Business Analyst and Test Lead• Experience with training testers and good test practices is desired• Understanding of IT Infrastructure concepts is desired• Prior experience supporting IT Projects across a variety of platforms is desired• Experience with the use of HP ALM (or other Application Lifecycle Management tools), Smartsheets and document management tools is preferred• Strong understanding of Computer System Validation (CSV) concepts. Ability to Act as validation lead for GxP projects, providing expertise in validation concepts and performing as a liaison with IT Quality governance is preferredDuties and Responsibilities:Planning, Reporting, and Communication Tasks• Provide expertise in IT functional and non-functional requirements definition and solution design concepts to business customers• Perform as a liaison between business and IT Project members to refine requirements/user stories to appropriately scope project business definition• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources to reconcile / resolve potential conflicts• Work to decompose high-level information into details; and distinguish user requests from underlying true needs• Coordinate communication within the project for topics discovered impacting the scope, budget, risk and resources of the business requirements and testing work efforts• Participate in project meetings / serve as proxy for the Project Manager / take meeting minutes• Aid in the scheduling of, creation of agendas, space reservations and preparation of materials for meetings and workshops• Escalate functional, quality, timeline issues/roadblocks as needed• Provide input to the Project Manager regarding team member performance• Maintain Gsite(s) and GDrive contentProject Deliverables Tasks• Participate in determining, drafting and gaining approval for required project artifacts• Create / write project documentation and other deliverables, including test scripts• Ensure appropriate team member input is collected on deliverables• Ability to Conduct / Support user workshops to define business processes, gather user requirements (user stories and acceptance criteria) • Create and maintain project requirements, testing, and deviation information• Develop Test plans based on project complexity and risk • Create and execute technical system tests• Guide users in developing user acceptance test cases• Assist users in setting up and executing user acceptance test cases• Facilitate user acceptance test sessions with users, assigning defects to appropriate project team members and tracking resolution to completion• Monitor project deliverables and timelines; notify the Project Manager when issues arise, and aid in taking corrective actions, as needed• Work with business and technical resources to define data migration needs and approaches• Participate in data migration activities to ensure business needs are met by data standards and data quality efforts are successful• Create Data Migration plans and testing based on complexity and risk• Work closely with IT Quality to ensure validation activities are completed• Create project workspaces and manage project documents within an EDMS• Initiate, manage and monitor project deliverable approval workflowsEducation Requirements:BS Degree required. Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field preferred but not required