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IT Sr. Business Analyst - MN

Information Technology


Job Details


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading activities in planning, gathering, defining, analyzing, categorizing and documenting business, user and functional requirements for work process automation, continuous improvement programs, new functionality and enhancements to existing systems
  • Provide second level support for application and information related requests supporting manufacturing and general business processes
  • Models current and future state of business systems and processes to identify and analyze gaps, redundancies and problem areas. Advises project managers on feasibility of enhancements and recommends solutions and process automation improvements
  • Facilitates requirements gathering sessions. Converts business requirements into appropriate system development lifecycle documents that meet corporate documentation standards and techniques
  • Develops test plans and coordinates identification, development and documentation of test cases. Ensures there is traceability of test plans and test cases back to requirements and design specifications
  • Coordinates execution of test scripts; prioritizes, monitors and reports on status of problems to project team; and ensures problems are resolved in a timely manner. May coach and lead testers in the development and/or execution of test scripts
  • Creates requirements plan and provides estimation of work for requirements analysis and documentation, testing, quality assurance and other responsibilities assigned as a Business Analyst
  • Participates in or facilitates project meetings, feasibility studies, and prioritization of technology service requests and initiatives with business partners
  • Advises and supports business in preparation of procedural documentation based on systems
  • Identifies requirements risks, project risks and critical issues and conducts analysis to resolve or provide recommendation for resolution
  • Executes project activities within the project management delivery workflow from project submission, through initiation, planning, execution, training, post-implementation support and project closeout. Liaises with internal and external business partners throughout the project
  • Uses statistical methods and data mining techniques to analyze data and generate business trends and efficiency with master data sets.
  • Other duties, as assigned
  • Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Information Management, MIS, Computer Science, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or related field
  • Previous experience with HRIS systems/tools (e.g. Kronos, SaaS HRIS)
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing Shop Floor Systems
  • Previous experience in Application Integration frameworks
  • SQL database experience
  • 7+ years’ business analysis experience
  • Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Productivity Tools (e.g. SharePoint)
  • Previous experience in Consumer Packaged Goods or Food Manufacturing environments
  • Project Management experience
  • Previous experience with project best practices (ITIL, Agile)
  • Previous experience with report writing in business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards enterprise resource planning (ERP) a plus
  • Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to sit for 7+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to walk for 1+ hours per shift
  • Qualifications



    Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.



    7 years:Business analysis experience

    SQL database experience

    Experience in Application Integration frameworks

    Experience with manufacturing shop floor systems

    Experience with HRIS systems/tools


    Knowledge of JD Edwards enterprise resource planning

    Experience with report writing in business intelligence tools

    Experience with project based practices

    Project Management experience

    Experience in Consumer Packaged Goods or Food Manufacturing environments

    Experience with Microsoft Productivity Tools

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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