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IT Business Analyst
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  • **IT Business Analyst (Job Number: 1800765)**
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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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IT Business Analyst

The IT Business Analyst will be responsible for gathering,
defining, analyzing and documenting requirements, assisting with developing
technical solutions to business problems, in addition to managing resources
and schedules, facilitating requests, analyzing documents and maintaining
system processes and procedures. The IT BA will directly manage some small
projects including Infrastructure Environment builds alongside a project
Vanderbilt Information Technology is a division of the university
whose mission is to provide world-class information technology to Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873
located a little more than a mile from downtown Nashville, TN. The
university's students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville
as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place where your expertise will be
valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place
where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees
know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional
pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.
Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the Princeton Review among 382
top colleges and universities for "happiest students" - as well as #2 for
"best quality of life" and "great financial aid," #5 for "best run colleges"
and "beautiful campus," and #6 for both being in a "college city that students
love" and having "great campus/city relations."
+ Elicit, analyze, validate and document business,organizational and/or operational requirements
+ Assist with performing assessments of the businessneeds
+ Coordinate the activities of the solution teams to meetthe business need
+ Facilitation of requirements sessions
+ Interpret business needs for technical teams
+ Translate technical questions into business terms
+ Manage requests, timelines and schedules effectively
+ Coordinate with customers to ensure timely completionof testing and requirements to ensure delivery of solutions
+ Understand the goals of the business and impacts ofbusiness goals
+ Work with standard project management (PlanviewEnterprise) and office tools
+ Demonstrate strong written and verbal communicationskills
+ Assist with strategic planning and policy development
+ Compile presentations, and other informationaldocuments as needed for specific target audiences
+ Develop detailed documentation as related to approvedwork requests
+ Make written and oral presentations to solution teamsand customer forums
+ Compile information from various sources to creatematerial necessary to provide organizational transparency
+ Coordinate communications with appropriate stakeholders
+ Bachelor'sDegree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field isrequired
+ 2+ years ofbusiness analyst/project management experience is required
+ Experiencemanaging projects using a project management methodology (i.e. Agile,Waterfall, PMI or PRINCE2) is required
+ Experience building andmanaging a project schedule in Microsoft Project, Planview Enterprise, JIRA orsimilar project management tool utilizing data-baseddecision-making is required
+ Stronganalytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, anddisseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detailand accuracy is required
+ Strongknowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,Project, Visio) is required
+ Experiencemanaging project schedules is required
+ Experiencemanaging resource requirements is required
+ Strongpresentation skills required
+ Strongwritten, verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate and interacteffectively with co-workers and leadership teams
+ A CertifiedBusiness Analyst Professional (CBAP) certification is highly preferred
+ ProjectManagement Certification (PMP or equivalent) preferred, but not required
In addition to offering a lively community that
encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &
dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement
plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,
spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt
will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a
bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at -Benefits-Overview_Future-Employees.pdf
+ Integrity - Holds oneselfaccountable; takes responsibility for failures as well as successes,recognizes that trust is required to hold a team together.
+ CreativeThinking - Goesbeyond the boundaries of the

job description, willingly takes on newchallenges, finds creative solutions rather than always awaiting directinstructions

+ Maturity - Exhibits professionalmaturity; doesn't pass the buck to dodge accountability; doesn't engagein petty office politics or inappropriate social conduct

+ Raises theBar - Expectsand delivers excellence. Is a creative problem solver. Is proactive.Welcomes input on making things better. Places a high value on learningand getting better

+ Reliable - Does what they say theywill do, when they say they will do it. Shows up for work when expected.Doesn't push the burden of work volume or deadlines to others.

+ Sharing - Shares information.Communicates proactively. Transmits knowledge; recognizes that "knowledgeis power" is less effective than "sharing knowledge is power." Asks foradvice, and considers it thoughtfully.

+ Teamwork - Genuinely values teamwork and co-workers; make themfeel valuable and important by acknowledging what they do well. Doesn'texpect from others effort that one is unwilling to do themselves. Findsways to acknowledge other's strong suits.

Job requires Bachelor's degree and 2 - 3 years of experience required

**Primary Location:** _United States-Tennessee-Nashville_

**Organization:** _46211 - Project Management Office_

**Job:** _Information Technology Professionals_

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