1+ months

Senior Business Analyst, IT

Wheeling, WV 26003

Do you want to be an essential member of our creative dynamic high-energy Information Technology team? If so, we may have the opportunity for you!

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst in our Information Technology department. This position will be located at our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV office.

Our GOC in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm. Our GOC location is within commuting distance of the greater Pittsburgh area and Ohio Valley, including: Pittsburgh, Carnegie, Moon, Robinson, Cranberry, Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park, Southpointe, Bridgeville, McKees Rocks, Upper St. Clair, McMurray, Canonsburg and Washington; St. Clairsville, New Martinsville, Cambridge and the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.

What responsibilities will you have? As a Senior Business Analyst, you will define, participate in and continuously improve the processes for gathering, reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing business requirements into easy to understand user stories or requirement documents for our Information Technology team members. You will need to have, or gain, a working knowledge of multiple business systems to effectively drive business requirements towards the most effective and efficient business system. You will be expected to develop, accumulate, and organize content for a variety of IT initiatives, work independently on a broad range of projects, and participate in cross-functional teams.

  • Lead team of business analysts in the development or adoption and implementation of best of breed practices for business analysis.
  • Lead team of business analysts in the development or adoption and implementation of best of breed practices performing functional, regression, user acceptance and other related types of testing.
  • Provide direction and leadership to Business Analyst team on collaborating with all lawyer and staff teams to understand the enterprise problems and goals and to bring innovative solutions to fruition.
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Mentor more junior business analysts.
  • Employing new and creative communication technologies and methods to ensure lawyers and staff can obtain a more complete understanding of the necessary business systems.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.

  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.

  • Performing requirements analysis.

  • Performing functional, regression, user acceptance and other related types of testing.

  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts.

  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.

  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.

  • Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance.

  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.

  • Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and IT team members.

  • Managing competing resources and priorities.

  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the team.

  • Onsite regular attendance, and punctuality.

  • Other related duties as required.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Administration, or similar or equivalent work experience

  • IIBA-CBAP, PMI-PBA or equivalent BA Certification preferred

  • Minimum 5-10 years demonstrated business analysis

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in professional services environment.

  • Working experience with IIBA BABOK or PMI PMBOK

  • Possess experience with information systems in a client service-oriented environment.

  • Strong communication and organization skills.

  • Initiative in working with users, internal teams and third parties.

Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/en/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-12-29

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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