Business Systems Analyst – Network

Location: Bethesda, Maryland - Remote
Category: Network & Systems
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 15735
Date Added: 08/18/2023

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  • Leads workgroups and/or functions as a technical network resource to support the product owner. 
  •  Collaborates with client and information technology organizations
  • Develop and document  functional requirements and functional designs of creative solutions that will support the clients’ strategy and future business goals. 
  • Performs independent research to proactively identify and analyze future opportunities and emerging solutions that could be applied in the clients’ operations to drive improvement. 
  • Leverage technical expertise in updating multi-year technology roadmaps for clients. 
  • Support IT Architecture & Development organization in clarifying functional requirements and functional design during development of solution. 

Technical Leadership
• Participates and may facilitate business requirements analysis and functional design work sessions including creating business presentations, communications, and documentation
• Contributes to functional design including demonstrations to stakeholders to validate approach
• Identifies creative solutions to business requirements, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, and provides recommendations
• Works with external vendors and analogous companies to obtain additional insights, approaches, and demonstrations of solutions
• Collaborates with the client organization including business analysts in the client organizations
• Documents functional, integration, and testing requirements as well as SLAs and operating level agreements
 • Provides technology cost/resource estimates and input to business cases
• Works with the IT Architecture & Development organization during development to clarify functional requirements and functional design
• Provides inputs and updates to multi-year technology roadmaps
• Provides input to training and field support groups as appropriate before new releases go-live
• Identifies opportunities to enhance the business partnership and planning processes
• Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers as appropriate IT Governance
• Follows all defined technology standards and processes (i.e. IT Governance, SM&G, Architecture, etc.), and provides input for improvements to the appropriate process owners as needed
• Participates in technical evaluation process when assessing additions or changes to defined technology standards


Education and Experience
• 5-7 years’ experience in information technology application design or development. Must have experience as Business Analyst supporting global Network projects
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certification
• Skilled at converting business needs into technology requirements and working within IT to manage the execution of projects
• Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, and decide and influence appropriate courses of action
• Graduate degree
• Experience identifying and analyzing alternative solutions to complex business and technical requirements and providing guidance and advice
• Strong communication skills, including experience facilitating requirements analysis and functional design working sessions
• Experience completing information technology cost/resource estimates to implement and support solutions
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
• Excellent analytical skills where problems are very unusual and extremely difficult
• Experience with business process re-engineering
• Demonstrated knowledge of supported discipline
• Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills
• Broad technical experience across technical components including infrastructure, network, applications, data, and information security
• Familiarity with Marriott’s existing information architecture, application portfolio, and information management methodology
• Knowledge of emerging technologies, including those new to the Marriott environment as well as those that are new to the information systems industry