FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Jackson, Michigan
Sr. Business Analyst #949229
Job Description:
  • Resource who can commute to Jackson Mi, twice a week.
  • This position is responsible for assisting businesses in implementing technology solutions in a cost-effective manner by determining the requirements of a project or program and communicating them clearly to all stakeholders.
  • Business analysts may be assigned by project, line of business or technology platform and are expected to participate in every stage of the development lifecycle, from analysis and design through testing, release and maintenance while adhering to current System Development Methodology (SDM) processes.
  • Business analysts work closely with various customers including their immediate project teams, business unit representatives and other technical staff members, often facilitating and coordinating the communication among all parties.
  • The business analyst will be responsible for working on the most complex business projects and will be responsible for providing strong advice and counsel to their customers on solution design and implementation.
 Job Responsibilities:
  • Works with businesses to identify ways to improve process execution and achieve strategy through the use of technology.
  • Evaluates the overall business need and assists with design and implementation to ensure solutions achieve overall business objectives.
  • Develops a roadmap for meeting the short- and long-term objectives.
  • Acts as a primary member of the project team, overseeing and documenting decisions that occur throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Elicits specific requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business process analysis and task and workflow analysis.
  • Writes requirements and translates specifications to technical experts.
  • Serves as the liaison between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
  • Identifies potential technical problems before they occur and helps implement solutions by thoroughly validating all system changes relative to assigned work.
  • Works with the business technology team as an advocate of the business unit supported.
  • Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts and distinguishes user requests from the underlying true need.
  • Documents technical information, project information and develops training material. Writes and executes test scripts.
  • Collaborates on tasks with project team members with clear deliverables and expected time frames.
  • Follows up on progress of tasks. Maintains accountability for all items.
  • Monitors progress of project and works to overcome challenges. Influences others to achieve project results.
  • Escalates issues when necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Complete all required compliance training. Maintain knowledge of and adhere to our internal compliance policies and procedures. Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 7 years work experience preferred (as described in the minimum years of experience below) – OR – 10 years comparable work experience
  • 7 years of experience working directly with technology or interfacing with technology
  • 4 years of experience working on moderate to complex projects
  • Proven strength in interpreting customer business needs and translating them into application and operational requirements.
  • Strong experience with incident management, leading both on and off-hours ad hoc support teams
  • Strong experience with various software development methodologies such as Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, etc.
  • Strong experience building, writing and executing test cases
  • Strong communicator – Ability to communicate verbally and in technical writing to all levels of the organization in a proactive, contextually appropriate manner.
  • Proven ability to prioritize work by dividing time, attention and effort between assigned workload and on-going support tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to easily adapt to changes in processes, procedures and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of business process
  • Strong ability to think through workflows and the characteristics that make each workflow different
Experience Level:
  • l5-10 years
Additional Information:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022!
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