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Senior Business Analyst
Albany, NY
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The Senior Business Analyst will work with the Project Director, Project Manager and cross-functional teams to support the implementation of high-profile initiatives. Within the systems development life cycle, the Senior Business Analyst will take an active lead role in the business and technical aspects of design and problem resolution and act as a liaison between the project and stakeholders.


  • Eliciting, documenting, reviewing, and obtaining approval of business and requirements from key stakeholders using industry standard methods
  • Conducting and leading requirements gathering sessions; analyzing requirements gathered; identifying, documenting, and validating system requirements for continuous integration and deployment
  • Preparing proposals for best fit technology based on requirements elicited
  • Reviewing and documenting system As-Is state and proposing the To-Be state
  • Creating documentation such as - Use cases, Screen prototypes, Specifications, and adhering to pre-established templates and utilizing a requirements management tool.
  • Analyzing, extracting, transforming, and documenting legacy systems' functionality, system logic, business rules, and context diagrams
  • Analyzing quantitative data to drive recommendations and decisions
  • Evaluating and providing feedback on vendor deliverables and/or artifacts throughout the project life cycle
  • Creating or improving existing templates for the business analysis functions
  • Participating in project meetings and calls with State, project, and vendor staff
  • Providing other business analysis support as required


  • 7-10 years of related experience working on complex projects with two (2) or more years as a Lead BA
  • Client focused business and requirements analysis experience and documentation
  • Experience conducting business process analysis and optimization in a technology environment
  • Creating requirements documentation
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree with coursework in Information Technology, Business or Public Administration, Project Management and/or Communications
  • Ability to apply industry best practices and state/federal mandates to system requirements
  • Experience identifying project risks/issues and proposing solutions
  • Ability to work independently and manage work to a defined schedule

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