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Business Analyst in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst with our industry-leading client in Boston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Business Analyst:

  • Develop a requirement gathering plan, considering complexity and urgency, availability of SMEs and development staff, lead time needed for development and testing staff, and other factors
  • Determine logistics and workflow for requirements management in terms of how they are documented, loaded into requirements management tools, produced in deliverables and more.
  • Lead JAR/JAD workshops with business SMEs, developers, testers, and BSAs to analyze business processes, workflows, business rules, events, triggers, roles, integrated systems, data flows, and other aspects and clearly and concisely document business requirements and functional designs supporting MA HIX system enhancement
  • Produce high quality Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) and Functional Designs (FDs) that concisely define solution requirements and functional designs within releases
  • Develop SME skills level for the entire MA HIX system development
  • Mentor and lead BSAs and business SMEs in elaborating and documenting business requirements and functional designs using best practices
  • Facilitate JAR/JAD meetings with stakeholders on demand to elaborate solution alternatives in response to scope changes from change requests and produce updated BRDs and FDs, as needed
  • Publish Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) mapping requirements and test cases to ensure complete test coverage against in-scope requirements and designs in BRDs and FDs

Requirements of the Business Analyst:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5-7 years business project experience in health insurance exchange, business analyst experience preferably within a complex IT environment, preferably in healthcare/government and health insurance exchange experience highly desirable.
  • Experience coordinating and fulfilling requests for internal/external changes.
  • Experience identifying, creating and demonstrating goals, metrics, and objectives
  • Demonstrated expertise in information systems, business operations, requirements analysis, and integration/design of client solutions.
  • Ability and skill to influence personnel through a matrix organization as well as through a line management authority; Ability to participate with upper management in a decision support mode through the development of appropriate management information.
  • Amenable to learning new software/databases

Keywords: BA, Business Analyst, JAR, RTM, SME, information systems, operations management, software development

Job ID: 319816

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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