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Business Analyst III

Rotary International
Evanston, IL 60201
Job Title:           Business Analyst III

Area:                  IT Delivery

Reports to:        Manager, Business Analysis and Delivery

Classification:   Exempt


Organization Overview

Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotarys clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.


Rotarys Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


General Overview

This position supports the Business Analysts team, responsible for performing as a business analyst and Scrum master on various projects/product teams at Rotary International. You will have the opportunity to interact with various business groups and capture requirements in the format of user stories. You will be working with a cross functional team of diverse staff at Rotary headquarters, assorted project delivery team, and remote developers and testers in our India Office. Your contribution will serve in an efficient delivery of the development and testing effort.  


You Will Have

  • Bachelors degree

  • 7 or more years of work experience as a business analyst

  • Software Development Lifecycle(SDLC)

  • Agile development practices

  • User Story grooming and estimating

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Managing medium to large size scrum teams

  • Familiarity to work with offshore teams

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Technically savvy to be able to run SQL queries , test  Restful services, test frontend technologies.

  • Have good negotiation and presentation skills to work with development and business teams.

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong problem-solving skills

You Are Good At

  • Written and oral communication

  • Public speaking

  • Showing attention to detail


You Will Be Responsible For


  • Conducts interviews with business stakeholders to understand business requirements for future efforts.

  • Works with business stakeholders to document business cases and develop associated value statement including ROI, IRR, etc.

  • Represents IT, along with Architects, at project planning meetings (JADs)

  • Coordinates and consolidates estimates of technology-related efforts for inclusion into larger project estimates

Business Analysis

  • Models current state business processes, as required

  • Analyzes current state business processes and identifies opportunities for improvements

  • Designs future state business processes, as required

  • Coordinates product/project team meetings in order to elicit requirements from stakeholders

  • Translates business requirements into groomed user stories

  • Coordinates and consolidates accurate estimates for groomed user stories

IT Delivery

  • Runs the IT track for large, high-profile, multi-product/platform engagements

  • Leads IT delivery teams consisting of internal and 3rd party, off-shore and on-shore resources

  • Directs user acceptance testing

  • Coordinates meetings of technology resources and assorted other product/project team members to maintain forward progress of IT track to achieve project milestones


  • Is comfortable presenting to Executive Management Team (EMT)

  • Communicates clearly and succinctly with internal stakeholders, vendors and 3rd parties

  • Communicates regularly with product and project managers on progress of IT efforts

Vendor Management

  • Coordinates RFI/RFP efforts for technology vendors

  • Consolidates RFP responses for business analysis

  • Coordinates technology vendor selection

  • Acts as IT Single point of contact (SPOC) for technology vendors during contract (MSA, GTC, SOW, SLA) negotiations

  • Coordinates necessary meetings with internal subject matter experts and signing authorities to maintain forward progress during negotiation process


  • Acts as team lead in representing team for larger IT or Secretariat initiatives

  • Mentors team mates as appropriate

  • Shares best practices and promotes knowledge sharing amongst team mates


  • May aid in the creation of business policies and procedures

  • Advises on the development of the business training curriculum


Leadership Attributes

  • Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works jointly with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communication: Delivers and receives information using a diverse expression of ideas to ensure messages are clear, concise and understood.

  • Accountability: Has a clear sense of ownership and takes personal responsibility for actions.

  • Strategy: Sees ahead to Rotarys future opportunities and maps steps to get us there that align to our strategic goals.

  • Adaptability: Responds to changes willingly and recognizes when to adjust behavior based on the needs of the situation.


Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package

  • Progressive 401k matching contributions

  • Above market and generous paid time off package

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development opportunities

  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees

  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from

  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options


Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-11-14

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