Lead Business Analyst
Ignite is seeking a lead business analyst to support our project team. The Lead Business Analyst will work alongside other business analysts and report directly to the Vice President of Air and Space. The primary tasks will include performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes, and developing multiple courses of action for a client to consider and the executing the course of action selected. To succeed in this role, you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.
Lead Business Analyst Responsibilities:
Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
Staying up to date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.
Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
Performing requirements analysis.
Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts.
Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.
Working closely with clients, technicians, and managerial staff.
Allocating resources and maintaining cost efficiency.
Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.
Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance.
Updating, implementing, and maintaining procedures.
Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users.
Managing competing resources and priorities.
Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.
Lead Business Analyst Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA. Years of experience in lieu of a degree can be considered
A minimum of a Secret clearance will be required.
A minimum of 15 years of experience in business analysis or a related field.
Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
Advanced technical skills
Excellent documentation skills.
Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
A track record of following through on commitments.
Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
Experience leading and developing top-performing teams.
A history of leading and supporting successful projects.