Vacancies for Associate Specialist – Business Analyst Position

Vacancies for Associate Specialist – Business Analyst Position

About Lewis Fowler
A trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies, Lewis Fowler has an established track record of delivering innovative solutions that help our clients realize their corporate strategies. Lewis Fowler is a management consulting firm founded in 2002 and headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. We provide tailored solutions for companies in the Energy, Public Sector, Healthcare, Aerospace and Commercial sectors.
Do you want to accelerate your career and gain experience in the world of consulting? Do you thrive on building relationships and contributing to your client’s success? Do challenging and complex problems intrigue you?
If you are nodding your head, look no further. Lewis Fowler’s team aligns people, process, and technology to implement strategy and build sustainable value for our clients. We value innovation, integrity, delivering results, diversity and community return.

Position Location
Colorado Springs, CO

Position Title
Associate Specialist – Business Analyst

The Business Analyst develops a comprehensive understanding of customer operational business needs to assist in the development and delivery of technical recommendations, services and solutions. IT supports a complex technology infrastructure consisting of a network of desktops, platforms, servers, routers, hubs and telecommunication equipment. The IT infrastructure links mission critical applications with departments and Offices that rely on their operation to conduct their daily business with citizens, businesses, state, county and other local government organizations.

    • Writes technical and end user software and system documentation.
    • Writes requirement specifications per standard templates.
    • Works closely with internal service providers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
    • Tracks requirement status and manages changes to baseline requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
    • Researches, analyzes, translates, validates, compiles, documents and monitors the operational business needs of IT customers.
    • Participates in or leads the communication between customers and internal service providers.
    • Identifies ways to assist system and service management/planning.
    • Identifies project stakeholders and user classes.
    • Establishes and implements effective requirement practices. Assists with the development of the organization’s requirements engineering policies, procedures and tools. Implements ways to reuse requirements across projects.
    • Elicits requirements. Validates gathered requirements with subject matter experts to ensure accuracy.
    • Develops a comprehensive understanding of the direction, structure, governance and drivers of customer organizations.
    • Decomposes high-level business requirements into functional requirements at an appropriate level of detail that is suitable for use by those that base their work on the requirements.
    • Critically evaluates the information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts, decomposes high-level information into details, abstracts up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguishes presented user requests from the underlying true needs and distinguishes solution ideas from requirements.
    • Assists with user acceptance system and software testing.
    • Assists with quality assurance testing of software and system patches and updates prior to production release.
    • Provides guidance to other Business Analysts, including responding to inquiries and providing training as needed.
    • Performs other duties as required.

Required Education, Experience, Skills, and Attributes

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related emphasis required.
    • Minimum three years of experience as a business analyst required.
    • Ability to lead and train others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in both technical and user-friendly language to customers, managers and technical staff. Strong customer service skills required.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels of the organization in order to obtain, analyze and discuss business processes and solutions. Must possess excellent listening and interpersonal skills including the ability to understand and detect non-verbalized questions and concerns.
    • Ability to quickly analyze and understand written documents as they apply to the customer’s business.
    • Ability to work with large amounts of information, organize, multitask and reprioritize as situations change.
    • Ability to negotiate priorities, resolve conflicts among project stakeholders and handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact.
    • Skill in modeling and the ability to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language including using modeling languages already established in the development organization.
    • Ability to collaborate with a diverse and highly technical workforce.
  • Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle check.

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