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We have multiple opportunities for talented BA's!
As a Business Analysis Consultant, you will contribute to and own portions of the customer relationship building and maintenance process including, stakeholder identification and needs assessment. You will contribute to and own portions of requirements analysis, management, and change approval.
You will be a key supporter in the creation of the BA project and communications plans including the quality measurement and tracking. Additionally, you will share the responsibility of identifying and communicating risks and issues that may require changes to plans or scope. You possess an improved knowledge of many BA techniques enabling you to contribute with the limited supervision of senior BA counterparts.
Own the evaluation and analysis of project complexity, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies
Refine the creation and maintenance of stakeholder relationships and engagement, including contributing to communication plan
Engage appropriate audiences/resources and formalize documentation from requirements elicitation sessions
Participate in the creation of requirements repository structure, and the enforcement of quality and traceability attributes in requirements delivery for subsequent project activities
Participate in determining solution performance metrics, learn how to perform measurements, and support subsequent reporting
Own individual and/or small team efforts in requirements engineering documentation and subsequent communication and response efforts
Contribute to modelling efforts while refining capability through individual study and working with other analysts and developers
Apply formal BABOK knowledge and on-the-job experience in most of BA competency
Enhances understanding through project work of the business needs that are driven down from business case, project scope and task assignments
Collaborate with senior resources on defect response for implemented solution, including documentation and communication
Participate in the transfer of functional requirements to development and test team members
Participate in the test execution of delivered requirements
Mentor and guide analyst-level roles across activities to enhance team capabilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates presentation and facilitation skills
Proven ability to identify and communicate project issues and risks
Comfortably interacts with clients and can develop business relationships
Proven ability to communicate effectively with partners and customers
Demonstrated ability to apply BA knowledge independently, requesting assistance as needed
Good time management and organizational skills
Familiarity with contributing to the creation and execution of project plans
Familiarity and knowledge of the content and purpose of project communications plans
Demonstrates ability to guide the work effort of team members
Ability to mentor and support the learning of subordinate professionals
Self-starter, able to complete assigned tasks on time
Detail oriented in approach to tasks and deliverable's
Contributes to team members and/or team success
Passionate about IT projects and learning new technologies
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.