Intermediate Business Systems Analyst

2U, Inc.
Job LocationSouth Africa
Job TagGlobal Jobs

Description:

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

We’re looking for an Intermediate Business Systems Analyst to envision, plan, design and coordinate the implementation of systems and processes that provide strategically aligned business value.

Responsibilities:

Technical

  • Assess business needs utilizing a structured requirements process (elicitation, gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) to assist in identifying business priorities and advises on options.
  • Compile, define, and communicate business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of business solutions.
  • Analyze business processes and procedures to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities for improvements.
  • Compile user test cases and system integration testing and validates test results during testing.
  • Monitor testing processes to ensure that business requirements are adequately met with minimal disruption to operations.
  • Ensure test strategies involve appropriate integration and process components.
  • Ensure integrity of systems from an architectural and maintenance perspective are maintained in satisfying client requirements

Stakeholder Management

  • Foster and maintain superb communication between team members and business units.
  • May meet regularly with BSA team to gather work statuses.
  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback to BSA’s.
  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.

Management:

  • Maintain business unit backlog management processes.
  • Monitor and ensure the stability of all systems for which you are responsible and/or that your business units rely on.
  • Manage business stakeholder/client expectations.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years+ ICT job-related experience of which 2+ years should be as a Business and/or Systems Analyst.
  • Superb communication skills required.
  • Ability to rapidly grasp concepts and think creatively about solutions.
  • A sound understanding of a wide variety of technologies.
  • Ability to deal with high levels of ambiguity.
  • Experience leveraging Software as a Service to achieve business value delivery.
  • Proficient in SQL, MySQL.
  • Experience in Process Mapping and Improvement (UML, BPMN 2.0). 
  • Demonstrated experience with working within project teams in order to delivery medium to large IT related projects.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including aptitude towards problem identification, resolution, comprehension and interpretation of technical procedures.

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