It’s a fact: Very few candidates who apply to become Loft9 Associates are accepted. But if you’re the type of person we’re looking for, you won’t let that stop you. People who succeed as Loft9 Associates combine energy, brainpower and effectiveness to give our clients greater bandwidth.
Energy: Loft9 Associates are excited about our culture and the opportunities we provide.
Brainpower: Can you apply specific skills across industries? Our Associates can.
Effectiveness: We want people who know how to adapt their knowledge, skills and experience to any situation.
Ideal Loft9 Associates also have the agility to work with a variety of clients, types of work and situations, along with the desire to keep learning, growing and pushing themselves. They’re the kind of people you can’t help but want to spend time with.
Senior Business Analyst Consultant
Loft9 is looking for management consultants in the Puget Sound area with advanced Business Analyst experience. A minimum of 10-years experience will be required for these roles. Your role will be to define needs and recommend solutions that deliver value to local clients. Candidates must be capable of exceptional client delivery, have the desire to lead, and have passion for the growth of our firm.
Successful Loft9 recruits are smart, humble, and driven. They know how to adapt their knowledge, approach and experience to any situation. They have the agility to work with a variety of clients, types of engagements, and work situations. They always work to exceed expectations, and they have a fervent desire to keep learning and growing.
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Take on challenging business analysis roles in a variety of industries
Drive work within project teams and with a variety of business stakeholders to ensure that all business requirements are understood, documented, and met
Using business analyst industry tools & techniques, document information needs and functional requirements
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customer and technology stakeholders
Research, analyze, recommend, and participate in the deployment of solutions
Provide exceptional client delivery, exceed client expectations
Support the growth of Loft9; contribute to internal areas such as business development, infrastructure, people development, recruiting, marketing, and more
Engage in activities dedicated to support Loft9’s culture
10+ years of relevant business analysis experience (see details below)
Experience implementing moderately complex initiatives with demonstrated leadership in facilitation, planning, negotiation, and analysis
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
CBAP certification (or similar) a strong plus
Consulting experience supporting work at Fortune 500 organizations desired
** Must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa now or in the future
Business Analysis Experience:
Ability to drive data, metrics, and a structured approach to identifying clients’ problems and developing solutions
Ability to solve broad business or technology problems by using principles derived from a deep understanding of disparate and complex data
Experience with Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and translation of BRD to functional specifications and traceability matrices
Experience presenting data-driven analyses based on business benefits to solve highly complex business and technical problems
Ability to break down complex problems into clear and simple terms
Ability to systematically consider the implications of problems and solutions in multiple domains at once, and solve problems across all domains
A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following attributes and skills:
Desire to lead, promote growth, and develop others
Motivated by an entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable with ambiguity
Confident, self-aware team player open to receiving and providing, effective feedback
Able to influence others without having to invoke direct authority
Exhibits exceptional communication skills and strong work ethic