Business Analyst

Location: Los Angeles, California

Type: Direct Hire

Business Systems Analyst (Contract)  Los Angeles, CA

Optomi, in partnership with a Leading Financial Services company in Los Angeles, CA is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to be part of team on a  strategic project which is critical to our client.


What the right person will enjoy:

  • This opportunity will provide the selected candidate a seat at the table in this major project and give them access to executives across the organization.


Apply today if your background includes:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Business/Systems Analyst.
  • Experience must include working independently on large, complex projects that built or enhanced production software systems.
  • Experience with any Workflow/Business Process Management applications is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work at the highest technical level of all phases of business systems analysis activities with accountability for results of operations and projects
  • Ability to review application error logs and triage system issues
  • Ability to understand complex system integrations
  • Experience working within structured software life cycle and development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall)
  • Experience with writing database queries (SQL)
  • Experience with web application user interface design
  • Familiarity with web services will be a plus
  • Prior experience as an application/system developer is a plus


Key responsibilities:

  • Conducts analysis on complex system requests and effectively translates business requirements into system functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Thoroughly evaluates requests and understands their purposes and goals.
  • Identifies and resolves gaps to ensure technical requirements are complete, accurate and actionable.
  • Builds strong working relationships with the business requestors, business analysts, developers and testers
  • Clearly and completely documents system requirements
  • Ensures the developers and testers have the requirements they need to be successful and that they align to the business requirements
  • Acts as the Subject Matter Expert on systems and answers questions from Customers regarding software
  • Responsible for activities including but not limited to create, maintain, and execute on delivery of business requirements, functional specifications, and test cases/steps
  • Evaluate evolving business requirements and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems
  • Use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve services and solve long-term problems
  • Support and coordinate System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, and associated activities such as test plan, test cases and test execution as related to enhancements to a production environment
  • Triage production issues, provide a work around as applicable and work with appropriate teams or vendors to finding solutions