Systems Business Analyst

Company Name:
WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency
Summary: This position is responsible for the implementation, support and data analysis of the United Suppliers proprietary big data platform (ATLAS). This position requires interaction with our Owners, the US sales team, the US supply chain organization, management, suppliers and frequent communication with internal and external information technology teams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs project management duties overseeing the ATLAS Big Data platform onboarding process with our Owner retailers including platform set up, documentation and user training.
Analysis of data from the ATLAS environment producing one time and ongoing reports for United Suppliers and the Owner retailer by utilizing methods such as data mining and data modeling.
Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict and manage information from the ATLAS environment.
Provide ongoing support for the Owner retailer of the ATLAS environment.
Documents and recommends business and functional requirements while understanding and uncovering process issues.
For proposed system improvements, provides internal and external information technology teams with detailed requirements for the proposed change.
Travel to Owner retailers as needed for ATLAS training and support.
Perform project management duties to deliver projects on time and on budget.
Maintains confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.
Documents system capabilities, business processes and operating procedures to be used by United Suppliers and the Owner retailers.
Other duties that may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Proficient organizational, analysis and project management skills and abilities; Maintains confidentiality and works with integrity; Supports organizational goals; Possesses strong written and oral communication abilities and interpersonal skills; Follows instruction, meets deadlines; Possesses willingness to work long hours if needed to meet deadlines and achieve goals; Copes positively in stressful circumstances; Maintains most current knowledge of computers and programs.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience - Bachelors Degree; or, specialized education/training; or two years experience in a project management, data analytics or business analyst position; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business reports, documents, data, and technical procedures. Ability to write summaries, reports, business correspondence, and procedure instructions. Ability to clearly and effectively present information and business needs, and respond to questions from groups of managers, the IT team, coworkers, system users, and other applicable groups.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, ratio, proportions, percentages, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability - Ability to interpret and apply common sense understanding to carry out procedures and instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Current Driver's License, driving record must meet company/insurance guidelines.
Other Skills and Abilities - Prior data analysis and data mining experience and gathering business requirements. Experience documenting business and functional requirements. Must be able to travel as needed. Travel could be upwards of 30% at certain times.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, at a desk; use hands or fingers to reach or handle, and to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. All vision abilities are required to encompass close-up work. On occasion, must be able to tolerate and endure long working hours and maintain alertness to meet deadlines. Travel to other offices and Owner retail locations may be required.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal office environment with a noise level that is usually quiet to moderate. Exposure to weather conditions when traveling and working out of the office.
More Information About the Job
Is this a replacement or a new position?
new position
Does this position have direct reports?
Who will the person in this position interact with?
Managers of Agriculture retail organization that are members of our organization. We are a cooperative owned by agriculture retailers. This position will also interact internally with subject matter experts and analyst colleagues.
Are we ready to hire the right candidate immediately?
Is relocation available?

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