Intermediate Business Analyst Job Description

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This is a real-world description for an intermediate business analyst. The description itself is several years old, but 95% of it is still appropriate for today.

Analysis and Solution Definition.

  • Understands client organization's direction, structure, and requirements.
  • Analyzes client organization's industry and competitive position.
  • Documents and analyzes required information and data.
  • Prepares requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations.

Technical Recommendation and Testing

  • Understands technical design specifications.
  • Defines test conditions.
  • Develops accurate and complete test plans.
  • Conducts testing according to plan.
  • Identifies and documents system deficiencies and recommends solutions.

Project Execution

  • Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
  • Takes input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.
  • Understands the necessity of project standards and applies them consistently.
  • Develops internal and external meeting objectives and agendas.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks effectively.
  • Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project.

CAREER PATH CORE COMPETENCIES

Communication

  • Promotes active listening with team members.
  • Contributes appropriately to conversations.
  • Accurately prepares written business correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.

Technical Understanding

  • Understands basic Internet and client/server architectures.
  • Possesses working knowledge of HTML, SQL, and database design.

Problem Solving

  • Understands how various issues affect each other and the outcome of projects.
  • Improves upon existing approaches by seeking opportunities to creatively transform current industry practices into fresh alternative solutions.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES

Leadership

  • Follows through with commitments and fosters mutual trust with fellow Innovators.
  • Assumes additional responsibility without being asked.
  • Encourages fellow team members to make innovative contributions and embrace new ideas.

Teamwork

  • Proactively initiates, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with team members.
  • Recognizes the strengths and weaknesses of each team member .
  • Demonstrates the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results.

Client Management

  • Anticipates client needs before they arise and presents solutions to project management that encompass issues at hand.
  • Understands expectations that were set with client and recognizes when issues/events may affect delivery.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Innovator Development

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Shares acquired skills with team members through formal and informal channels.
  • Encourages more junior Innovators to take responsibility for their development within the company.

Internal Operations

  • Participates regularly in the recruitment of new employees through our interviewing process and involvement in recruiting events.
  • Actively contributes to internal programs.

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