Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Junior Business Analyst: WB Mason - Full-time position

WB Mason Company, Inc.


Job Title:  Junior Business Analyst                             FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Information Technology                      Salary Range:

Reports to: Business Systems Analyst Manager


Summary:    The Junior Business Systems Analyst acts as the liaison between various departments and the I.T. department and is responsible for contributing to the business systems analysis efforts on the company’s systems and processes.  Work in partnership with business leaders in order to improve business processes through development, implementation, and maintenance of business applications systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Elicit business and functional requirements from a diverse set of stakeholders and effectively compile and document these needs for systems design and development.
  • Add value by understanding the business partners needs and providing options and recommendations on how best to meet those needs.
  • Distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Draft user interface design for new systems.
  • Identify data requirements for new systems or system modification.
  • Participate in the solution architecture and technical design.
  • Facilitate the decision process of build vs. buy and/or vendor selection process.
  • Adhere to all software development life cycle steps.
  • Participate in quality assurance and testing of new applications.

Education and/or Experience:

·          Bachelor’s Degree/Associate’s degree preferred and/or equivalent technical experience.

·          1-3 years’ experience working with set requirements.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills, interpersonal and relationship management skills.

·         Must be able to communicate effectively in both technical and business settings.

·         Self-motivated, creative, passionate and able to acclimate into a fast paced dynamic environment. 

·         Independent worker who can self-direct and lead cross functional and cross-organizational projects.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Visio and Publisher.

·         Sense of Relational Design, Object Oriented and Service Oriented Architecture a plus. 

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, .NET (VB and/or C#, and Sequel a plus. 


Minimum Qualifications:      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, lift over shoulders, speak and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is frequently required to use hands/fingers for data entry and filing.  The employee must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. 


Department of Decision and Information Sciences and W.B. Mason formed a partnership through Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance in April 2014. W.B. Mason at Brockton is interested in our students especially with Microsoft AX experience. There are a few intern positions available. You are strongly encouraged to apply.