[ITdigest] [Job] IT Business Analyst
A reputed national IT company is looking for a passionate (IT) business analyst for an opening at its premises in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The candidate will be working on a national level IT/consulting project, meeting high profile clients, analyzing their requirements and turning them into an actionable software scope. On the other hand, the candidate will have an opportunity to work closely with other multinational leading IT/consulting companies, co-working with the national IT company on the project.
Key Skills (bold items are the most important ones):
o Understands the software development business and its profitability (preferably eGov specialized).
o Understands multiple BA methodologies, frameworks, standards, best practices, techniques and notations.
o Analyzes and synthesizes business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing frameworks.
o Reviews the range of solutions available, and presents options and recommendations to the stakeholders on which ones to use.
o Understands other BA related fields such as SDLC, system analysis, business intelligence, performance management, business operation etc.
o Demonstrates fluency in business processes and their alignment with IT systems.
o Understands how the business processes support business and corporate strategies and objectives.
o Ensures proper coordination/alignment between the IT/technical team and business team/owners by defining conceptual and contextual levels of detail.
o Demonstrates experience in (IT) project management.
o Thinks at varying levels, from high concept to low detail.
o Exhibits strong teaming skills, including facilitating group sessions and reaching consensus.
o Translates business requirements into functional outcomes.
o Understands and negotiates needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders.
o Communicates — writing, speaking and presentation — concepts and constraints completely.
o Demonstrates creative "out of the box" thinking.
o Champions ideas and sells them to others.
o Grasps customer-centric design principles.
o Develops relationships across organizations and business entities.
o Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of (IT) business analysis, especially experience that leverages technology as part of the solution.
o IT educational background (specifically software engineers and grads of top schools).
o Work experience in reputed companies (including IT/consulting firms).
o CBAP & CCBA certification (strongly preferred).
o Any of the other analysis related diplomas/certificates: e.g. CBPP (or any BPM), CBIP, CISA, TOGAF, OCEB, CKMP, Six Sigma, Lean certificates etc.
o Any of the project/product management related certificates: e.g., PMP, PRINCE 2, CIPM, CSM, CPM/CPMM, CABM, CEC's Certificates etc.
o Hands of experience on analytical tools such as Blueprint, SAS, Mindjet, Axure/iRise, ARIS or any BPMS and in BA related templates/artifacts.
o Experience as a developer or at least in a software development environment.
o Experience as an (IT) project manager (a plus).
o Experience in Saudi Arabia, especially with working with government clients.
o An MBA degree (a plus)
- Saudis are strongly preferred and have the first priority.
- Knowing Arabic is preferred.
- The job is opened only for males.
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The priority will be given based on the first come, first served procedure.
Please note that the final date to apply will be: 25th July, 2011
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