IT Business Analyst

    • Enon, OH

Description

Summary:

Serves as the liaison between Information Technology (IT) and an assigned business unit working directly with middle and Senior Management; builds and maintains relationships with all levels of Speedway Management and determines business requirements related to the selection and implementation of new technology; keeps abreast of developing technology trends related to their assigned organization

Responsibilities:

  • Liaises between IT and business units to gather business requirements; provides support and transparency
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new technologies to drive enhancements for the assigned business clients
  • Manages and documents all business requirements for project work in conjunction business client
  • Ensures each project meets defined needs and resolves issues accordingly
  • Works with Management of assigned business unit to ensure the Company is leveraging technology to maximize efficiencies as a Company
  • Develops inputs used in the return on investment (ROI) models, and makes recommendations based on these results
  • Establishes and cultivates relationships with technology vendors related to assigned business client; attends industry conferences and networking events to keep abreast of technology related trends
  • Develops and maintains road maps for future technology needs
  • Advises and guides business units in the process of developing system enhancements, ideas and work requests
  • Captures potential benefits to assist with prioritization
  • Reviews and documents business processes; recommends and implements changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Participates in the capital budgeting development and ensuring optimal deployment of resources
  • Collaborates closely with IT Architects to design optimal technical solutions to meet business needs while aligning with IT strategies
  • Develops and presents concepts and business cases. Makes recommendations to Management accordingly
  • Completes other duties, including special projects, as assigned by Management


Minimum Requirements

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

If Degreed, preferred Major: Computer Science, MIS, Business, or related field

Work Experience Desired:
  • Experience with MS SharePoint desired
  • Detailed knowledge of assigned Speedway applications/systems
  • Strong ability with requirements definition and management
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations

Skill Requirements:
  • Demonstrated expertise with Word, Excel and other MS Office suite applications
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal, and the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong facilitation skills for requirement elicitation and management communications
  • Excellent understanding of client operations and systems
  • Strong organizational and collaborative skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to research and resolve complex issues
  • Positive, professional attitude and adaptive to change
  • Ability to handle diverse situations, multiple initiatives and rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to derive the optimal return on investment (ROI)
  • Ability to multi-task and track multiple efforts concurrently
  • Understanding of organizational change management (OCM) to assist with adoption of system changes
  • Ability to perform repeated bending, standing and reaching
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the individuals assigned to this job. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change the duties and responsibilities of this job to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.


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