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Sr. Business Consultant (#4902...
Streffco Consultants, Inc.
Streffco Consultants, Inc., is an international technical staffing and systems integration organization. We provide technology and business operations resources on a project, contract, contract-to-hire or direct hire basis.
Title: Sr. Business Consultant
Job ID: 49021
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Duration: 1 year contract
Pay Rate Range: Depends on Experience (W-2 all inclusive rate)
Purpose and Description:
Business consulting customer facing position which meets with the business users and SMEs to solicit, analyze and document their business needs.
Lead and oversee requirements work, write business, user, and functional requirements, create current and future state workflows, analyze business processes, and develop business cases to support IT solutions.
The Business Consultant also provides client support during system development and implementation, development, and maintenance of service level agreements.
Independently identifies, analyzes, and documents cross-functional and/or cross-divisional business requirements, IT functional requirements, workflows, information sources and distribution paths.
Manages and oversees the requirements process as the requirements lead for business requirements, functional requirements, and processes, and in the preparation of appropriate documentation to communicate and validate them.
Conducts and/or participates in analysis sessions with SMEs and business owners to gather client business requirements, functional requirements, and processes, and in the preparation of appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information.
Conducts internal IT review sessions to validate business requirements and IT functional requirements document, workflows, process diagrams, and gap analyses.
Conducts customer review sessions to validate business requirements and IT functional requirements documents, workflows, process diagrams, and gap analyses, and obtain appropriate approvals.
Identifies overlaps and related processes.
Develops and presents to management, complex business cases with cost, service, benefit and ROI dimensions of proposed IT projects that are used at management and executive levels for funding and scope decisions.
Analyzes and defines efficient, cost effective IT solutions that support client business processes and functional requirements for complex IT projects or tasks on large IT projects.
Evaluates existing application products that could address client requirements and develops recommendations where appropriate.
Evaluates alternative operational efficiencies.
Independently initiates, investigates, documents, and analyzes clients systems requirements in complex project areas such as: new business operating models with innovative approaches to IT solutions support, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment.
Independently assesses scope and impact of client business needs to define a project and leads partnering IT services in accomplishing those needs.
Performs risk analysis.
Develops and implements communication and escalation plans and resolves issues.
Provides knowledge transfer as appropriate.
Uses professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways.
Makes decisions quickly using knowledge and expertise involving the interpretation and execution of general guidelines.
Schedules reviews of documents with management at key intervals for advice and guidance as necessary, prior to completion.
High School Diploma
8 years of experience as a Business Analyst/Consultant, 5 years of experience with a Bachelor Degree
Project planning tools.
Experience with analysis of Medicare and Medicaid regulations, Health Care Reform and ACA regulations, requirements solicitation, business processes (not just data mapping), and in performing requirements lead role tasks.
Ability to interview business users, develop and document business requirements/high-level design, and provide high-level of effort estimates.
Demonstrated collaboration, documentation, and presentation skills.
Thorough knowledge of Business Analysis practices.
Demonstrated experience working in a SDLC environment.
Must have a strong team focus and ability to work well under deadlines
Knowledge of structured analysis or use-case based analysis
Demonstrated ability to work with both Technical and Business management and staff
Experience with Epic a plus
Laboratory Information Systems and/or HL7 background a plus, do not need HL7 Certification.
Knowledge with PathNet a plus.
Skills to be successful in this role:
Must have a positive attitude and the ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of management
Issue resolution and management
Ability to integrate
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