Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results
A successful IT Business Analyst will have the following:
- 4+ years of Business Analyst or similar experience documenting functional requirements
- BA/BS in a business or a technical discipline (information systems, engineering, computer science, finance, accounting) or comparable experience.
- Proven initiative and possess a highly motivated can-do-attitude.
- Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Familiar with relational database concepts, non-industry specific IT concepts, practices, procedures, models, and theories.
- Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills. Strong collaboration and facilitation skills, and the ability to build and manage relationships with clients across all levels and departments of a Fortune 200 company.
The IT Business Analyst is responsible for partnering with multiple IT and business teams in order to define and document functional requirements necessary for IT systems development in support of business needs and goals. The business analyst evaluates and understands complex business problems, their technical implications and potential solutions. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have a demonstrated ability to comprehend complex technical systems.
The primary responsibilities are the following:
- Elicit, identify, and document functional requirements. Structure ambiguous business problems to define detailed requirements. Create functional requirement documents, GUI Use Cases, flow charts, diagrams, or other requirements documentation, as needed.
- Conduct requirements gathering sessions and provide application and process subject matter expertise for business clients and technical resources on large and complex projects.
- Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
- Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements, and ensure the technical solution meets the business needs.
- Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
- Work closely with the application managers, application owners, developers, and testers to respond to evolving business requirements.