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Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Location: Riverton, UT
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Purposes

The Functional Analyst 5 is a senior-level functional analyst. This contract position comprehensively identifies, documents, and demonstrates the optimal technical and user experience through required activities/deliverables and driven processes, to ensure these are aligned with the business requirements and solution scope. This position provides leadership and strategy on discipline trends. The Functional Analyst is an assigned member of a Project Team within a portfolio.

This individual works with divine guidance to provide or support technology that furthers the mission of the Church and reflects the eternal impact of the gospel.

Responsibilities

  • Works with the Cloud Enablement Team to represent project requirements related to cloud services architecture.

  • Focuses on cloud services architecture costs/benefit analysis to determine technical, operational and financial solutions

  • Works closely with the Enterprise Cloud Architect and the Cloud Platforms team to establish standards and implements processes related to cloud architecture

  • Works with portfolios to evaluate cloud, virtual private networks, dedicated hosting, in-house solutions and the organization's IT platform/infrastructure to determine the highest potential return for cloud deployment

  • Exceptional communication skills in interactions with clients, end users, developers and others throughout the design process

  • Exceptional ability to create and share a vision, build and maintain relationships, advise and counsel with all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to research and understand a customer's needs, problems, and potential design constraints

  • Successfully demonstrate the ability to instruct others about design principles, patterns, and processes

  • May act in a liaison capacity with other divisions and departments

  • Evaluates progress and results and recommends major changes in procedures

  • Operates with considerable latitude for unreviewed action or decision

  • Leads efforts to elicit, represent and communicate requirements through requirements-driven processes, written requirements deliverables, diagrams, flow charts, presentations, etc.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent professional experience

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years professional experience

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge and ability to consult in cloud technologies, including cloud compute, storage, databases, networking, costs, etc.

  • Experience implementing solutions within AWS (or Azure)

  • Proven knowledge of requirement elicitation and requirement driven process and best practice

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of technical and operational application functionality

  • Broad business acumen with transferable skill sets across industries/portfolios

  • Proven exceptional written, presentation and verbal communication skills

  • General knowledge of processes and methods (i.e. Agile, Scrum)

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge and application in all the following competencies and expert in at least two:

    • Business Architecture

    • Business Analysis

    • IT & Cloud Services Cost Analysis

    • Requirements Elicitation/Analysis

    • Solution Assessment/Validation

    • Requirements Management

  • This job operates in a professional office environment 

  • To successfully perform the essential functions of the job there may be physical requirements which need to be met such as sitting for long periods of time and using computer monitors/equipment 

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice. 

Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.churchofjesuschrist.org.
 


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