Alcohol Monitoring Systems Business Analyst in Denver, Colorado
Job Description:Business Analysis is the application of knowledge, skills, tools andtechniques to determine problems and identify business needs; to identifyand recommend viable solutions for meeting those needs; to elicit,document, and manage stakeholder requirements. All of these activities aredone in order to meet business and project objectives.A Business Analyst at AMS takes Market Problems and through research,interviews, creativity, and analytical thinking transforms them intoSolution Recommendations and Project Requirements. The Business Analyst thenprioritizes and refines the requirements through the implementation process.The Business Analyst works with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that thesolution is appropriate and effective. The process of business analysisbegins before project initiation and extends beyond project closure to ensurethat expected benefits are realized. Essential Functions Amazing Communicators: Active ListeningAsk insightful questionsReword and clarify statements to be understood by allWrite clearly and conciselyVery approachable by all team members and stakeholders Balance a variety of competing requirements:Identify who needs to be involved in designing a solution and get theircooperationMake decisions individually or facilitate with a team (and know when touse each approach)Take complex problems and break them into manageable pieces of workAppreciate the relationships between people, processes and systems Thoughtful and empathetic problem solvers:Creative, inspiring and realisticCare about the business, products and users - and are constantly findingthe right balance that meets the needs of all threeNegotiate and compromise but also hold the line and demand moreAnalytic and data-driven decision maker Involved in all areas of the business:Naturally curious people - they dabble in market trends, technologyinnovations, and strategic planningKnow the users and their needsProfessional and constantly invest in becoming better business analysts -learn, grow and teachFind new ways to perform their craft more effectively Passionate Project Managers:Understand how changes in a project impact other deliverablesAble to negotiate and adjust priorities and resources to meet objectives aschallenges ariseAble to develop and refine an implementation planCommunicate deliverables in a date-centric way to organize the activitiesfrom a variety of departmentsGuide and direct a diverse group to solve business/market problems as ateam Experience and Skills: Education/Certification :Bachelor's DegreeCriminal Justice experience a plus Required Knowledge :Able to define (not design) a solution to a novel business/market problem.Demonstrated proficiency in determining and negotiating requirements frominternal and external end users.Familiar with web-based applications.Required proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office applications.General knowledge of other related technologies. Experience Required :2+ years of involvement with software support or developmentAgile methodology background preferred Skills / Abilities :As a business analyst, you can expect to spend your days exercising avariety of skills including:Interviewing and Active ListeningTechnical WritingRisk ManagementProblem SolvingThinking (Strategic, critical, creative, systems)Facilitating Brainstorming AMS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERSCRAM Systems is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunityin any term, condition, or privilege of employment. In addition, SCRAMSystems does not discriminate againstapplicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color,religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexualorientation, or any other status protected by state or local law.