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Business Consultant

The Company:  CAIC
The Location: 

Columbia, SC, US, 29210

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  3458

Job Summary

Serves as a consultant between IT and business partners on highly complex projects; identifies and communicates business needs and translates them into business and technical requirements from which solutions can be implemented; determines if internal or external solutions exist or whether new solutions are needed; determines if these solutions impact existing work processes and systems as well as ensures proper integration; makes recommendations for buy vs. build decisions for possible solutions

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Serves as a consultant and senior-level project team member or leader working on highly complex and or highly visible projects

 

• Serves as liaison between the business partners and IT to provide technical solutions to meet user needs and maintain established business relationships

 

• Leads and or assists with project deliverables such as project initiation requests, business and technical requirements, use cases, interface specifications, business architecture models, process models, cost/benefit analysis, risk and issue logs, test plans, training plans and elevation / validation plans.

 

• Spearheads or leads business process modeling efforts to model complex current and future state business processes and performs gap analysis.

 

• Communicates complex technical concepts simply and effectively to non-technical team members

 

• Identifies opportunities that impact business strategy and system performance

 

• Conducts systems analysis with a focus on technical process models and use cases

 

• Collects research on the competition in terms of best practices, business processes, and procedures; pays particular attention to market strategies and product development; makes recommendations for buy vs. build decisions

 

• Mentors and develops junior team members into resources with higher skill sets.

 

• Ability to communicate complex issues and solutions to Exec./Sr. Management

 

• Provides testing support and analysis for defect resolution

 

• Performs other related duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
  • Five or more years of professional job related work experience in business process modeling/mapping methodologies development, and data modeling experience
  • Demonstrated experience in developing projects across all phases of the project life cycle; demonstrated experience in developing functional specifications, , user interface designs/wireframes
  • Advanced database skills with experience using MS Access, knowledge of how relational databases work
  • Knowledge of how systems support business operations, collection of technical requirements, and modeling concepts
  • Ability to apply statistical and other research methods into systems issues as required; review complex data and derive summary conclusions
  • BPMN notation
  • Experience in working simultaneously with technical IT resources and non-technical business resources and users

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

• ERP/CorpDistributed

 

• PS Query

 

• Business Cost Benefit Analysis

 

• SQL

 

• Crystal

 

• Business Definition Requirements

 

• Microsoft Office

 

• Business Processes

 

• Visio

 

• Business Case Preparation

 

• Develop Functional Specifications

 

• Develop Requirements Definition

 

• Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

 

• ERP/HR

 

• SAP HR Modules

 

• PS Query

 

• Business Cost Benefit Analysis

 

• SQL

 

• Crystal

 

• Business Definition Requirements

 

• Microsoft Office

 

• Business Processes

 

• Prepare Flowcharts

 

• Visio

 

• Business Case Preparation

 

• Develop Functional Specifications

 

• Develop Requirements Definition

 

• Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

 

• ERP/Financial

 

• SAP Financial Modules

 

• PS Query

 

• Business Cost Benefit Analysis

 

• SQL

 

• Crystal

 

• Business Definition Requirements

 

• Microsoft Office

 

• Business Processes

 

• Prepare Flowcharts

 

• Visio

 

• Business Case Preparation

 

• Develop Functional Specifications

 

• Develop Requirements Definition

 

• Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

 

• ERP/Technical

 

• PS Query

 

• Business Cost Benefit Analysis

 

• SQL

 

• Crystal

 

• Business Definition Requirements

 

• Microsoft Office

 

• Business Processes

 

• Prepare Flowcharts

 

• Visio

 

• Business Case Preparation

 

• Develop Functional Specifications

 

• Develop Requirements Definition

 

• Data Entity-Relationship (ER ) Diagramming

 

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers 
  • Supporting Change 
  • Supporting Organizational Goals 
  • Working with Diverse Populations 


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina