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SQL Business Analyst in Chicago, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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SQL Business Analyst

Job Summary
Client is seeking a Business Analyst who can work independently or with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. This requires high proficiency in IT requirements documentation and experience with custom web applications based on Microsoft technologies. The Business Analyst works with members of the Software Development, Quality Assurance, User Experience, and Project Management teams to help create innovative, high-quality web applications, advanced reports and digital offerings for clients in the pharmaceutical industry. The Business Analyst ensures requirements are addressed before a technical solution is designed and implemented. The Business Analyst plays a key role in the project lifecycle and ensures that the final deliverable meets client expectations and adds to the bottom line.

Responsibilities
Requirements Planning & Analysis
Determine a project's requirements by extracting them from documentation, as well as from the Account Manager, Project Manager, Strategist and clients, through interaction and research.
Anticipate requirements that may be needed in the future.
Maintain focus on core project need and not user's personal preferences, functions related to trends or outdated processes, or other non-essential modifications.
Translate project requirements to technical requirements. This includes analysis of strategic project objectives to practical technical solutions.

Supports firm's Agile process
Participates in scrum meetings; communicates a detailed understanding of scope, requirements, and deliverables of projects.
Acts as a resource to clarify and scope tasks for members of the Agile team.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Continuous Improvement
Improves systems by studying current practices; recommending and/or designing modifications.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.

Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree
Minimum 5-7 years' relevant experience.
Experience with commercial ERP, CRM, and/or Marketing Automation Systems required.
Experience with SQL based database systems, T-SQL preferred. Experience writing SQL Select Statements and SQL Joins required
Salesforce.com, Marketo experience is a plus
Proven skills documenting business project requirements.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Demonstrated change management experience amongst executives, managers and end-users.
Prior experience in high-tech or software company operations is preferred.