Business Analyst - Data Quality Services in Alabama-Huntsville, United States

The Business Analyst (BA) performs detailed job analysis of business processes and provides an interface between traditional logistical support organizations and functional requirement definitions. A BA must demonstrate the following:
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to interact at all levels in the chain of command.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also work in a team-based, highly collaborative environment.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and around tight deadlines.
A BA will assist in data analytics, center on enterprise data management and the validation of data prior and during migration from legacy systems. Responsibilities for data life-cycle control may include, but is not limited to:
General:
  • Defining data goals, objectives, strategies and standards for data validation/cleansing/control.
  • Exercising oversight of legacy data cleansing, analysis, harmonization and staging to support an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment.
  • Assisting in defining the technical solutions to support identified metrics, as well as monitoring ERP data quality and availability through the use of metrics and audits.
  • Enforcing the business processes implemented for the organizations enterprise data management and data integration.
  • Performing technical analysis by assessing the areas of impact of data issues from all levels of the enterprise.
  • Assisting in maintaining and sustaining migration efforts and management of future migration requirements.
  • Utilizing qualitative and quantitative techniques in analyzing and measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the data that will be used in support of business processes.
  • Collecting requirements for the project business, analyzing them and guiding the developmental team in optimizing their work.
  • Evaluating the data collected by project development team and preparing hardware and software requirement specifications understanding these details.
  • Documenting the projects by preparing functional specification documents and user guides for the reference of the end users.
  • Performing business and technical presentations
Technology:
  • Maintaining skill sets in the hardware/software being used to accomplish customer tasks.
  • Ability to utilize data analysis tools to include SQL, Microsoft Access, and Excel to query data from multiple complex relational databases and other data sources in support of customer data requests.
  • Exhibit a wide range of technical knowledge including database, application development, project management, scheduling, etc.
  • Maintaining an awareness of trends that may either positively or negatively affect the customer.
  • Exhibiting a wide range of technical knowledge including database querying, application development, project management, scheduling, etc.


BS degree from an accredited college or university in a related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of progressive, relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

This position requires an active secret clearance.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements
Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment
Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.

Attendance
Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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