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Business Analyst - Functional ERP Specialist in Latham, NY at Angiodynamics, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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    Latham, NY
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Job Description

The primary role of the Business Analyst: Functional Specialist is to ensure that business processes and supporting systems continue to meet business project stakeholder needs. This position is a key liaison between the technical IT staff that implements business process management technology and the line-of-business staff that performs the process work (manually or in conjunction with automated systems). The BA must be able to straddle the IT and business domains and communicate between each team. This person is a hands-on worker who will drive the creation of process models (primarily conceptual/logical level models, often using business process analysis tools, and data modeling tools) and work with others to provide the supporting process ecosystem and implementations (including screen interactions, dashboards, rule management and optimization algorithms). This position deals with the tactical, day-to-day aspects of discovering, validating, documenting and communicating business-process-related knowledge through modeling, simulating and analyzing current and future states. The BA supports the business process owners, enabling them to make better decisions about changing processes to drive higher performance outcomes consistently. This role focuses on what the processes are, what tools are available to enhance productivity, what is required to run day to day operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

▪ Provide a bridge role between IT and the business, communicating and translating between different perspectives or views about business operations using different vocabulary to match those views.
▪ Manage projects and lead cross functional teams.
▪ Communicate project status and agree project prioritization with key business stakeholders.
▪ Communicate and translate required business process capabilities and outcomes effectively between business process areas and supporting departments.
▪ Working with functional leads to create Business requirements and develop requirements and specifications.
▪ Assists in the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) used to measure process, efficiencies and/or health within the business area assigned.
▪ Work with developers, strategists and systems analysts to rollout new systems and automated processes.
▪ Perform setups, data loads, and configuration changes, following a change management process to support specific functional areas.
▪ Model and enhance business process diagrams and other related models to capture business operations change requirements within defined opportunities or projects, modeling both current and future state, typically using a graphical or business process modeling tool.
▪ Ensure proper coordination between the IT organization and process owners by defining conceptual and logical levels of detail in the business process models.
▪ Determine and document the impact of process changes for the process owner and assists with the execution of unit and integrated system testing on programming changes to ensure viability and accuracy by creating test cases and carrying out peer review.
▪ Hand off process model and rule changes to a solution architect/ systems strategist/ developer to develop business process management changes or other automation system changes.
▪ Use tools and data to show areas of improvements, and provide tools to measure trends related to business processes.
▪ Create training material used to train business functional, power, and end-users as necessary.
▪ May perform other duties as assigned.


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