Business Analyst Seattle, WA

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Business Analyst will review analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. This position is responsible for documenting requirement and defining scope being objective of systems to parallel overall business strategies.  Brainstorm and collaborate with clients to form effective solutions to their business problem. Plans and executes system, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements. Analyst may provide consultation to users in the area of applications and systems. May lead other analyst on a large projects or programs. Analyst may lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues.

  • Develop requirements and establish traceability to the client or business vision
  • Manage the requirements through the project lifecycle by establishing and maintaining agreements between the customer and the project team
  • Proficient with technical documentation, including business requirements, functional specifications, support documentation, user guides, workflow processes and test cases
  • Ensure the requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audience and are understandable, unambiguous and capable of being implemented and tested
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

PLACEMENT CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-4 years in a Business Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Business Systems Analyst or similar role  •
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in the field or in a related area  

VALOREM EXPECTATIONS

These are the traits that we hold in the same regard for all employees, also viewed as performance indicators.  Each employee should uphold these attributes as a part of their employment with Valorem.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • All employees are expected to exhibit exemplary customer service skills, to all people, regardless of level inside or outside of the company 
  • Written and verbal communication skills should be professional, concise and effective

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Build alliances to solve problems and achieve objectives by sharing knowledge and information
  • Work cooperatively and respectively with co-workers
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Openly and actively participates in the direction of our Company
  • Exercise confidentiality concerning the affairs of the business

Personal Ownership and Responsibility 

  • “Own” your work – take initiative, be proactive, anticipate and complete projects in a comprehensive manner while still remembering the details
  • Be here to enhance and promote Valorem 
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn, willingness to problem solve and willingness to step in to help others 
  • Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions

Customer Focus

  • Always put the clients’ needs first, thinking proactively from their vantage point, not your own
  • Follow through with all client expectations and accountabilities Time Management and Productivity
  • Meet your timelines and goals 
  • When you say you are going to do something, it is your responsibility to perform within the timeframe

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and drive or ride in a motor vehicle.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Must have the ability to travel, sometimes with short notice.

Submit resume via email to CAREERS@VALOREM.COM

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