Global Data Consultants

  • Presale and Implementation Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 9:07 AM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Presale and Implementation  Business Analyst in the Lancaster, PA area.


    Position Overview

    This person will need to apply in-depth professional experience and broad knowledge of both business and technology to help develop integrated solutions for customers.  This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at various levels.



    • Apply in-depth business analysis experience and broad knowledge of both business and technology to analyze, develop and implement integrated solutions to resolve moderate to complex technical or business issues.
    • Actively participate and interact with customers to understand business needs, analyze data, and optimize processes to meet the needs.
    • Apply broad project management knowledge and experience to coordinate the efforts of multiple diverse IT and business teams to plan, schedule and drive the discovery, scoping, design, development, testing and implementation phases of all assigned projects.
    • Assist in the analysis and design of new business processes around requirements definition, information gathering, and consistent documentation methodologies.
    • Make recommendations regarding the standardization of IT requirements methodology to reduce cost, improve productivity, improve quality, predictability and timeliness, reduce risk, improve cross-group coordination, improve skills and improve customer and associate satisfaction.
    • Using multiple information gathering techniques, conduct facilitating sessions with internal and external customers to define detailed business requirements for solution development.
    • Develop precise documentation of prioritized functional requirements that can directly be converted to test plans, use cases, and system conceptual designs to meet customer needs.
    • Communicate with business architects, marketing and sales team, and other planners to assess current capabilities and identify high-level requirements.
    • Translate requirements and use cases to the designers, ensuring there is a clear and concise understanding of requirements.  
    • Review test conditions and expected results for product functionality, performance, and user acceptance testing.
    • Participate in quality management reviews, and in reviews of the designs, prototypes, and other project work products to ensure they fulfill the requirements.
    • Continue to build on technical and business knowledge.
    • Seek out innovations in process improvement, better utilization of resources, product enhancements, improved communications and faster issue resolution.
    • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
    • Take a proactive position in building and maintaining a broad knowledge of the financial services market, regulatory environment and competitive landscape.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Business savvy with data background (preferably SQL) and has a strong understanding data mapping and validation

    • Experience with all stages of a new project

      • Discovery
        • demos, pricing, drafting SOW
      • Planning
        • identify team, gather requirements, SLA's, reporting, timelines
      • Execution
        • maintain logs, UAT testing prep
      • Completion
        • prep for go-live, transition to support, close for billing
    • Strong understanding and interpretive skills of financial data, how it fits and drives a solution

    • Experience applying in-depth professional experience and broad knowledge of both business and technology to help develop integrated solutions for customers
    • SQL querying experience and ability to interpret results

    • Project Management experience with teams other than just IT

    • Client and sales interaction experience

    • Demo, training and presentation experience
    • Great documentation skills to document workflows, create formal documentation (SOW, Business Requirements, etc.), user requirements, case study and cost analysis 
    • Able to work with groups outside of team and influence them
    • Product implementation experience

    Preferred Experience

    • Understanding of edelivery is a plus
    • Understanding of order entry is a plus
    • Understanding of web hosting is a plus

    What We Do

    GDC is a full-service IT and Talent Solutions company with expertise in the areas of application development, networking, infrastructure, and technical staff augmentation. 

    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages. We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it whether its for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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