Business Systems Analyst

Location: Redfern, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 28 days ago
Contact: Manjita Osta
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Reference: 184813_1527143066


Business Systems Analyst
Core capabilities

  • Analysing clients' existing systems and business models.
  • Ability to progress functional decomposition of existing application systems and interfaces.
  • Develop solution specifications by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions.
  • Mapping and documenting interfaces between legacy and new systems.
  • Identifying options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability.
  • Conducting requirements analysis and preparing specific proposals for modified or replacement systems.
  • Identify and use the most effective and efficient requirements gathering techniques for a given situation.


Additional capabilities

  • Diagnose, analyse and communicate business and technical issues that may arise during project evaluation, implementation, system upgrade and business use.
  • Produce technical specifications to communicate user requirements in technical terms to analyst programmers/project teams.
  • Work as an integral component of the project team responsible for enhancing existing systems or developing new systems.
  • Understand, articulate and effectively communicate the business requirements of users to the Technology group and vendors to ensure that project specifications are accurately captured and agreed.
  • Meet with user groups to gather and analyse end user requirements.
  • Translating client requirements into highly specified project briefs;
  • Perform stakeholder analysis to identify individuals and groups that are affected by a proposed action.
  • Assist with deployment and change management required to implement solutions including user support, training, communications and documentation


Required skills and personal attributes

  • Strong customer focus with a positive and proactive approach to client service
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • A strong team player at all levels who can assist and develop others in the team
  • Ability to apply analytical and conceptual thinking


Required qualifications and preferred experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Excellent technical specification writing/documentation skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
  • A strong ability to converse with end-users and Technology staff at all levels of the organisation.
  • A solid understanding of the systems/software development lifecycle and experience involved in projects following a structured methodology.
  • A strong understanding of project issue identification, issue management, risk management, IT infrastructure and database concepts.
  • Sound ability to analyse, isolate and interpret business needs and analyse business risks and impacts.
  • Pro-active approach with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with strong attention to detail