Business Analyst Jobs in Herndon, United States

Idea Entity, a Microsoft Gold Partner, is a global change management consulting firm committed to delivering customer outcomes that change the way business is done. We are looking for a passionate and energetic Business Analyst who can understand business processes and requirements of our clients and translate them to technical documentation. Such as, system study report, project requirement, scope of the project, functional requirement specifications, user requirement specifications and system requirement specifications. You will work with business and technical teams to understand business strategy and objectives, gather information, and ensure business requirements are being fulfilled throughout the entire data amp; analytics lifecycle.This role will be operating on a hybrid schedule with two (2) telework days a week.RequirementsResponsibilitiesReview, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. Document requirements, define scope and objectives and formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies.Collaborates with development teams to design business intelligence solutions to facilitate data gathering, storage, and retrieval.Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats.Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications.Consults with users or decision makers to identify data sources, required data elements, or data validation standards.Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget.Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.Interpret, evaluate, and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making.Perform daily, weekly, and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports.Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes.Create informative, actionable, and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement.Qualifications o Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience o Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational. o Understanding of how business applications work. o Ability to understand potentially complex business and information flow needs and translate them into efficient, cost-effective solutions. o Ability to manage multiple priorities within demanding time frames. Project management and problem-solving skills. o Excellent communication and customer service skills, especially when dealing with business users. o Must be able to complete job responsibilities working with different time zones such as attending late night/early morning meetings by phone and/or web to meet global business needs. o Detail oriented, analytical, and inquisitive o Ability to work independently and with others. o Extremely organized with strong time-management skills o US Citizen with ability to obtain DoD clearance. o Prior DoD Experience is a plus!

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