Niche Technologists, Inc., in business since 1993, is an IT consulting and staffing company with a strong presence in the Business Intelligence sector and clients from Oregon to New Hampshire.

We are currently looking to hire a consultant, a Senior Business Analyst, with a strong orientation in Business Intelligence systems and broad experience in project management and the full SDLC. This is a long-term project estimated 1 year with a start in July.

This is a client-facing role that supports the entire SDLC on multiple projects for a highly critical system. At any given time, this role will be supporting multiple projects in the requirements definition, business design, development, and testing phases. This role will also be the primary liaison between the BI development team and business users. Must be proficient in SQL (Oracle) to validate and test data.

Overview / deliverables / expectations:

Elicit, document, organize, communicate, and track requirements throughout the SDLC
Become a knowledge base on business processes, data, and existing reports
Participate in application requirements sessions with the Business and Application Teams to ensure the collection of explicit and implicit operational BI requirements
Conduct impact analysis on BI deliverables of the application requirements
Drive working sessions with the business, application and BI teams to collect and analyze BI requirements
Work with the BI team to translate business requirements into solutions
Develop test plans and facilitate system testing
Coordinate user acceptance testing
As a SME, participate in issue resolution, assist with the identification and communication of high-level technical constraints for the solution
Plan, schedule, and manage all tasks related to business analysis and participate in change control management, and risk mitigation issues
Participate in the development of training plans and their execution

5+ years experience in the Business Analyst role with recent experience on Business Intelligence implementations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to complete tasks on a timely basis with minimal supervision and provide timely and accurate status reporting
Exceptional critical thinking skills, including system, process, and business analysis
Highly skilled in Microsoft productivity tools such as PowerPoint, Visio, Word and Excel
Proficient with SQL (Oracle).
Any application development experience will be a huge plus
Experience with a SQL-generator report writing tool, preferably Business Objects
Knowledge of RDB design preferred
No H1B or visas of any kind as we are not currently sponsoring