205517 - Business Analyst
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Up to $92.00 DOE
15 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Business Analyst for a contract opportunity in Burbank, CA.

A Generalist Business Analyst is the primary liaison between the business community, technology organization and external partners for all project requirements during the analysis phase of a project. He or she is responsible for proactively conducting interviews with all project stakeholders to elicit functional requirements in an organized manner, then managing and communicating those requirements throughout the project life-cycle. Upon establishment of the requirements baseline, he or she will address change management issues and assist in test planning.
Job Summary:Functional business analysts help companies operate more effectively by using software for specific purposes, such as monitoring finances or managing employees.
Primary Responsibilities:
Analyze the existing systems and highlight areas of improvement
Enhance opportunities by identifying new software/service to be developed
Analyze and decompose complex requirements
Perform gap analysis and recommend solutions
Fulfill the role of a subject matter expert in requirement elicitation
Document requirements, create functional specifications and prepare wireframes/flowcharts
Oversee the development of the product as per the specifications
Facilitate change and configuration management
Monitor performance, discover variances and propose necessary actions.
Validate the functionality of the end product according to the requirement specifications
Prepare technical user manuals, system configuration documents and other technical reports.

• 4+ years' experience as a business analyst
• Extensive experience planning, facilitating, eliciting, documenting, and managing business, functional and technical requirements
• Demonstrated ability to lead conversations to decisions, addressing outstanding questions, providing clarification necessary, and getting sign off on designs
• Ability to anticipate design and workflow questions before they are asked
• Expertise in modeling complicated processes and mapping current-state to future-state business processes
• Confidence to lead conversations with multiple stakeholders, setting agendas and capturing clear next steps to keep discovery on track
• Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects, activities, and tasks under time constraints
• Excellent analytical, trouble shooting and critical thinking skills
• High energy level, adaptive and a strong team player with a good work ethic
• Experience in test planning, test case development and execution
• Excellent communication, collaboration, and client engagement skills that encourage discussion
• Experience with both traditional Waterfall SDLC and Agile / Lean methodologies
Highly Desirable/ Specific Experience
• Experience in Media & Entertainment Industry
• Experience with heavily customized ERP applications
Application & System Knowledge
• ERP & Product Information Management tools (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics Nav, Business Central)
• Atlassian Suite (Jira/Confluence)
• Project Management Tools (e.g., Monday.com, Asana)
• Microsoft O365 Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Sharepoint, etc)
• Data Warehouse (e.g. Snowflake, Teradata)
• Data Visualization Tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI)
Other Requirements
• Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person, on the phone or in virtual meetings
• Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively
• Must be able to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned
• Must be service-oriented
• Must be able to work independently
• Must be able to demonstrate resilience and reset quickly if/when encountering potential setbacks

Accredited Bachelor's Degree plus applicable experience

Must be able to work standard hours (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) with some flexible hours, including overtime, when necessary

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.