National Grid Lead/Principal IT Business Analyst in Syracuse, New York
_About the Position:_
/We are currently looking for highly motivated individual who want to join a dynamic and fast paced organization going through major transformation. If you are someone who’s looking to bring innovation, contribute ideas and play a part in renewing the Information Systems organization we want to hear from you!/
_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_
Gather, analyze, document and manage business and user requirements (both functional and non-functional)
Identify potential solutions for the business and provide input to issues or risks (through solid knowledge of the business and user requirements).
Identify project interdependencies and communicate requirement/scope issues and participate in driving them to resolution.
Lead other business analysts and other resources related business analysts’ functions and / or deliverables.
Demonstrate clear capability to document the current vs future process flows.
Conduct full analytics collaboratively to identify and provide solutions for gaps and abnormal work flows.
Create business and functional specifications for large, complex system implementations
Complete all support documentation on assigned projects, including creating and updating all user and technical procedures/manuals, business, and functional requirements, traceability matrices, process flows, operational support documentation and archival of all related project documentation.
Develops the testing strategy and plans thorough requirements testing for user acceptance.
Lead User Acceptance/End-to-end testing to execute, and track deviations found, facilitate non-technical work around sessions for remediation and document testing progress.
Define and monitor all implementation tasks such as the production check-out process, including review of reports, data files and online screens to ensure technical solutions perform according to the specifications and meet defined business requirements
Performs additional duties as required.
_Knowledge & Experience Required:_
Expert level analysis skills including ability to identify patterns, potential issues and then translate those into functional and test requirements.
Expert level understanding of business functional areas and management issues as well as the IT organizations systems and capabilities.
Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate team leadership skills
Knowledge of and ability to effectively use the appropriate modeling methodologies and toolsets, requirements management methodologies and toolsets, requirements visualization methods and toolsets, and artifact versioning tools.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Proven track record with planning, estimating and organizing effort for the WBS.
Extensive experience in MSOffice, Visio
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline; or equivalent work experience.
10 years of relevant experience as a Lead Business Analyst role
10 years of demonstrated experience in business and functional requirements elicitation, translation and documentation.
10 years’ experience in facilitating design and use case discussions
10 years’ experience in a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environment
Experience in working in the Utility (Gas/Electric) domain with in a project setting.
Functional knowledge of Meter to Cash life cycle (Meter, Billing, Service Orders, Finance, Retail Access) a plus
Working toward relevant industry certification (e.g. CEng, CITP, TOGAF, IIBA, ISEB diploma) desirable but not essential as part of career progression.
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./
Job: *Information Services
Organization: *Information Services
Title: Lead/Principal IT Business Analyst
Requisition ID: 20181479