Business Analyst

Chattanooga , Tennessee

Type: Contract

Category: Administrative & Clerical

Job ID: 184853

Date Posted: 02/23/2021

Oversees the identification of business critical internal and external information and knowledge, its usage, availability and the needs of the various constituencies that may require such information or knowledge. Involved in modeling information sources, flows, critical paths, as well as understanding how information is turned into knowledge and the relationship of knowledge in how it supports or enables key business processes. The analyst is able, through interviews, joint application design sessions, data mining, and general insights, to understand and document related business processes. The analyst will also recognize areas for improvement in business processes and to develop systems requirement documents that can be easily translated into a systems specification by a system or programmer analyst. the analyst performs the following activities: business process flow – documentation and re-engineering information and data flow – documentation ensures business system integration, minimizing data and process duplication, with other business processes develops conceptual data and process designs and data flows creates working prototypes to aid in requirements gathering and verification completes business systems requirements studies, including documentation (system prospectus) determines and evaluates system alternatives to meet business needs conducts cost/benefit studies for system development or implementation projects.

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements

B.S. degree in computer science, business administration or related field or equivalent education, training & experience is required. Experience in data analysis process and techniques. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated competence in requirements analysis, functional and detailed design. Experience in designing and delivering effective oral and written presentations.       


Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm  Location: Position will start remote. 1101 MARKET STREET CHATTANOOGA TN 37402-2801


Additional Job Details: 1. Act as one of the primary contacts with the project team and all affected business units. Specifically act as a primary contact from the project team to business SME’s. 2. Identify the gaps between the current state of business processes and the expected future state of business processes after implementation of the VICC solution 3. Facilitate the planning of the change management process that will be needed to bridge the identified gaps between current and future business processes. 4. Collaborate through functional requirements gathering workshops and other working sessions to validate existing functional requirements and tabulate additional requirements, as necessary, after identification of gaps 5. Analyzing and documenting functional requirements (features and user stories) with direction from Functional Leads (Product Owner) 6. Ability to prioritize and articulate functional requirements 7. Create and maintain the Functional Requirements Traceability Matrix (F-RTM) 8. Collaborate with Technical Lead (Solution Architect) to help translate business requirements into technical requirements 9. Perform “fit gap” analysis of pre-RFP requirements gathered 10. Support release of RFP to vendors 11. Support vendor proposal evaluation, down select, demonstrations, and final selection activities 12. Support design phase approvals (Challenge, R3, CCB, PAB, PRB) 13. Support all design related activities (i.e. design workshops, future state process maps, build/implement strategies, etc.) 14. Research with businesses and create current state business process maps (to support creation of future state process maps during design) 15. Support all build/implement activities (i.e. sprint planning, testing) 16. Operate as, or in support of, the project test lead (test case creation and management, leading technical testing, leading user testing, leading bug/break fix remediation, etc.) 17. Support Organizational Change Management activities, but not expected to be responsible for any material 18. Maintain knowledge of market available VICC solutions and their industry standard (out-of-the-box) functionality to provide recommendations to the businesses 19. Maintain knowledge of industry standard practices around VICC processes for front, middle, and back office 20. Obtain knowledge around any commodities required by TVA in order to support the requirements of this role TVA is currently in required remote status until June 1, 2021. Post-COVID, this role will be expected to be onsite at the Chattanooga Office Complex, with hours/days to be determined. Core work hours are typically Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm EST.