Business Analyst

Optics 1 Bedford , NH 03110

Posted 1 week ago

ABOUT OUR MISSION:

At Optics 1 we are a community that cares about the mission of our customers. Our team believes in supporting and enriching our community through engagement; whether that means giving back to our troops, veterans and their families, investing in next generation innovators through STEM education, or higher education initiatives, giving back is an important part of who we are as a team.

The Business Analyst will work with stakeholders from all business units. As the Business Analyst you will be responsible for defining and documenting business processes and software requirements for technology initiatives. You will work directly with, and provides support to, business operations, Engineering, quality assurance, and Manufacturing teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides support and feedback within the Business Systems team

  • Develops, manages and collaborates on standard practices and processes

  • Leverage technology to help reduce manual tasks and continually improve on the company's requirements process

  • Build and maintain lasting relationships with all business stakeholders

  • Actively promote the value of Business Analysis throughout the organization

  • Responsible for solicitation, analysis, estimation and review of analysis efforts

  • Perform business and systems analysis and document requirements

  • Analyze and document Business and System process flow diagrams

  • Create SDLC artifacts including Business/Functional requirement documents

  • General understanding of SAP is a plus

  • Work with development resources to ensure successful project delivery with applicable Time, Quality and Cost constraints

  • Recommend alternative solutions and courses of action to best address the organization's objectives

  • Facilitate and manage functional and user acceptance testing

  • Assist in the development and delivery of end user training

  • Support release of business applications and triage/resolve user issues

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

WHAT YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:

  • 0 to 3 years Business Systems experience SAP preferred.

  • Exceptional typing and computer skills, as well as technical knowledge of MS Office products and Windows

  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task, organize, take initiative, follow up independently and as a team with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrate excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills

  • Uses knowledge and resources to make informed decisions

  • Willingness to actively participate in development trainings

  • Conduct or participate in observation of other company positions

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures

  • Listens and communicates effectively

  • Present a professional and helpful appearance

  • Must have U.S. Protected Individual status

  • General understanding of SAP is a plus

  • Experience working in an ITAR environment also a plus

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and Excel.

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.

  • Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the aforementioned job duties, the employee mainly works in a professional office setting that is relatively quiet and has temperature control systems.

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.

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