IT Project Business Analyst

  • Ref No. : 21-02065
  • 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:

  • Understanding of Retail Site System Landscape, Point of Sales, Back-office system, Head-office system and functional domains like NFR, Site Operation and Payments/ Settlements etc. Familiarity working with CA site specific markets.
  • 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.
  • Configures and documents software and processes, using agreed standards and tools.
  • Interacts with software suppliers, designers and developers to understand software limitations, deliver elements of system and database design, and ensure that business requirements and use cases are handled.
  • Create acceptance criteria and validate that solutions meet business needs through defining and coordinating testing.
  • 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 especially Retail Business, to provide interpretive, advisory or facilitating services for the use of others to achieve results.
  • Precisely capture business problems, value drivers, and functional/non-functional requirements, including health, safety, security, usability, data, and supportability considerations.
  • Understanding of Retail Site System Landscape, Point of Sales, Back-office system, Head-office system and functional domains like NFR, Site Operation and Payments/ Settlements etc. Familiarity working with CA site specific markets.
  • 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.
  • Configures and documents software and processes, using agreed standards and tools.
  • Interacts with software suppliers, designers and developers to understand software limitations, deliver elements of system and database design, and ensure that business requirements and use cases are handled.
  • Create acceptance criteria and validate that solutions meet business needs through defining and coordinating testing.
  • 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 especially Retail Business, to provide interpretive, advisory or facilitating services for the use of others to achieve results.
  • Precisely capture business problems, value drivers, and functional/non-functional requirements, including health, safety, security, usability, data, and supportability considerations.
  • Translate business requirements into functionality and assess the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts of various solution options.
  • Assess and model processes, data flows, and technology to understand the current value and issues, and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Create clear documentation to communicate requirements and related information; keep updated to align with the solution over the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure traceability of requirements from business needs and requirements, through testing and scope changes, to final solution. [Unique Characteristics of the Posting]
  • Assess and model processes, data flows, and technology to understand the current value and issues, and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Create clear documentation to communicate requirements and related information; keep updated to align with the solution over the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure traceability of requirements from business needs and requirements, through testing and scope changes, to final solution.
  • Strong stakeholder management and requirements elicitation skillsets.
  • Expert in working on the Retail Site System Landscape, having good understanding of POS, BOS, HOS and functional domains like NFR, Loyalty, Site Operation, Wet Stock Business, Payments/ Settlements and Fleets etc.
  • Familiarity working with Canada site specific markets and exposure to the retail business.

Required Qualifications:

  • Data expert.
  • Expert in Data analysis. MS Azure, Data Lakes.
  • Extensive knowledge of working on Retail Point Of Sale, Back Office Sale and Integrations.
  • Expert in working on the Retail Site System Landscape, having good understanding of POS, BOS, HOS and functional domains like NFR, Loyalty, Site Operation, Wet Stock Business, Payments/ Settlements and Fleets etc.
  • Strong stakeholder management and requirements elicitation skillsets.
  • Familiarity working with US site specific markets and exposure to the retail business.

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.
  • 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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