Business Analyst, Information Technology Services

Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/08/2018

Address

130 East 59 Street
New York
NY
10022
United States

Description

About the Organization:


UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our network of hundreds of non-profits, we can leverage our expertise across any number of areas — including health and human services, arts and culture, and education — to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. Our reach extends from New York to Israel to nearly 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year.


Position Summary:


We are looking for a Business Analyst who will be a vital link between our business teams and our software development team. The analyst will be a part of the team that manages all of the business support software, both built in-house and SaaS.


Responsibilities:


  • Work with the business teams to assess their ongoing software needs
  • Design technical solutions together with the software development team to fulfill the business needs
  • Create technical documentation for the software development team
  • Create business documentation
  • Manage technical projects
  • Perform quality assurance


Experience and Competencies:


  • Previous experience in Business / Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance
  • B.A. or B.S., preferably in a computer-related field
  • Experience with financial, HR, and payroll systems is a plus
  • Experience eliciting business requirements
  • Experience testing that software developed meets the business requirements
  • Experience writing SQL queries and intermediate-level Excel
  • Ability to create business process documentation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Ability to quickly diagnose issues and define optimal solutions to technical issues
  • Excellent problem solving, organization, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

How to Apply: Please submit your application directly to our job board at UJA Careers Page. Equal Opportunity Employment. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. 


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