IT Project Business Analyst

  • Ref No. : 21-02066
  • Location: Houston, TEXAS
  • Position Type : Contract

Job Title: IT Project Business Analyst

Location: Houston, TX

Employment Type: Contract

Duration: 12 Months

About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest-growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

Job Description: Client is looking for an IT Projects Business Analyst.

Future Responsibilities:

  • The role may be part of an IT project development environment or an individual contributor at the business interface.
  • Able to link technical solutions with business strategy when working with business partners.
  • Has knowledge of how competitors are using IT solutions to gain competitive edge, applies that knowledge to projects.
  • Leading stakeholder management activities. Creates opportunities to make the stakeholder feel valued and develop trust.
  • Broad and extensive knowledge, often in own specialized field, to provide interpretive, advisory or facilitating services for the use of others to achieve results.
  • Volunteers for community leadership roles. Supports the regional networks through leading activities, presenting topics, and coaching others.
  • Coaches at least 1 IT BA
  • Participates in team effort to create new best practice material based on identified gaps. Serves as an SME for specific tools, techniques, or business areas.
  • Participates in industry IT BA related activities such as IIBA webcasts and/or chapter meetings and applies learnings within Shell including sharing of learnings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience of 10 years of corporate IT experience, 4+ Years IT BA Experience.
  • Knowledge and Skill of Business Analysis techniques and tools.
  • CCBA or PMI-PBA certified preferred. Working to achieve CBAP if preference to remain on IT BA career path.
  • Agile project experience.
  • Knowledge of the technology landscape including current and future developments and the most commonly available products and integrated solutions, or a demonstrated ability to learn it.
  • Ability to take a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving and pay close attention to detail.
  • Able to act as a focal point for a specialized area (technical or business).
  • Demonstrates a concern and aptitude for considering the user’s perspective in IT development. And has a deep understanding of user aspects of interactive systems.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of business process improvement, benefit and risk management.

Soft Skills & Experience:

  • Require a senior resource who is business savvy, a great communicator and has expert stakeholder management skills (able to lead and work with the H2 business directly when required
  • Proficiency writing user stories, acceptance criteria.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly.
  • Proven experience understanding and solving complex customer and business problems, through digital led technology solutions.
  • Self-starter who can drive initiatives and a team player.
  • An understanding of the implications of technology on projects and digital product development
  • A curiosity to learn and adapt to new ways of working and thinking.

Employment Practices:

EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant

VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promoting, or discharge, will be decided based on qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

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