Business Analyst

Job Locations US-MI-East Lansing
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/31/2018 8:35 AM)
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Regular Full-Time


The primary responsibility for this position will be to gather and document business requirements to support IT system development.


  • Coordinate with business users to define problems/business processing issues, data availability, and requirements, and to implement complex systems that provide cost-benefits and/or workflow automation to the organization
  • Collect, analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data; demonstrate analytical, root cause analysis, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Utilize management and planning tools (flow diagrams, affinity diagrams, gap analysis, and selection/prioritizing matrices)
  • Facilitate discussions between development teams, data teams, test teams, infrastructure teams, and business stakeholders during the application/software development lifecycles
  • Assist in efforts to provide training, communication, presentations and project documentation/artifacts
  • Assist in training and standards development among peer business analysts
  • Support the project manager and/product owner and stakeholders on project priorities
  • Assist in maintaining project deadlines, budgets, and schedules

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Management, or a related field or equivalent work-related experience required
  • Two-four years of experience in related field required
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook; experienced with MS Project, Visio, and SQL
  • Proficient with software quality assurance and release management processes
  • Uses solid analytical and problem solving skills, and is able to analyze current situations with new requirements to synthesize into creative solutions
  • A moderate understanding of Internet and web based technologies as well client/server architectures

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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