Title: Business Analyst SeniorLocation: Rancho Cordova, CADuration: 5+ Months DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION AND DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT:Provides analytical support for multiple, complex, projects simultaneously, establishes work plans and timelines; coordinates with internal and external sources. Make presentations to various levels of management. Works under limited supervision, using established procedures. Advanced knowledge of automated systems in a production or operations environment. Ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex cross-functional problems related to business operations statistical analysis methodology. Advanced knowledge of and ability to perform analyses such as, GAP analysis, process mapping, root-cause analysis, risk analysis and requirements gathering. Advanced knowledge of PCs and related software applications. Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. Excellent writing and presentation skills. Highly developed math, analytical and problem-solving skills and use of analytical tools (e.g. MiniTab, Excel graphs). Demonstrated project management skills. B.A/B.S. degree and five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.RESPONSIBILITIES:â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Leads cross-functional business process improvement efforts across Product & Marketing.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Leads the development of documentation and complex analysis of as-is and to-be business processes.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Creates PDLC process artifacts, including SIPOCs process flows and risk analyses.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Identifies solutions to process gaps or risks to leadership in order reduce opportunities for process failure.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Defines highly complex business requirements and provides analysis toward operational efficiency and drives change within the organization.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Provides highly complex analytical support and interpretation of data in order to support cross-functional business operations.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Provides input for strategic designs and key performance indicators to better align and measures business unit goals and objectives.â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Develops and presents complex analyses and recommendations for Senior/Executive Management.Â REQUIREMENTS:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â B.A/B.S. degree and two or more years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Business Process Analysis/Re-engineering:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to create SIPOCs, process workflows and other standard process artifacts.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Uses a defined process to determine existing gaps, requirements for closing those gaps, and as a means to measure progress of the transition and transformation.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Demonstrated experience leading and driving business process re-engineering efforts through the use of data-driven techniques.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Demonstrated skills in business process modeling and analysis.Problem Solving Skills:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Strong logical skills and ability to suggest viable options as the solutions of the problems.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Quick learner who is easily able to learn new products, systems, applications and technologies.Communication Skills:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Strong oral and written business communication.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Strong presentation skills, and ability to communicate with various audiences, including end users, managers, and members of the IT team.Analytical Skills:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to analyze the functional processes and suggest effective solutions.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to test, modify, compile, and execute concepts of the project.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Experience in conducting Cross Functional Gap Analysis.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Extensive experience in creating both “As Is” and “To Be” process modeling.Technical Skills:Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Good understanding of general system development concepts and principles, programming structures and models, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), technical writing, basic programming languages, etc.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to know when to apply SDLC vs. Agile methods.Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPointÂ Preferred Qualifications:Â â¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Six Sigma or Lean certificationâ¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Understanding of the product development life cycleâ¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Understanding of how to apply key performance indicators to control business processesÂ Seshu Sarvepalli | Latitude36 Inc | Sr. IT RecruiterDesk : 510.210.8644 | Cell : 615.203.0108Email :Â SSarvepalli@lat36.com | Web : www.Lat36.com39465 Paseo Padre Parkway, Suite #3000, Fremont, CA 94538.