Job Title: Entry-level Consulting Analyst
Date Revised: 10/17/2018
FLSA Status: Exempt
Responsible for developing practical and creative solutions in a way that solves business problems through facilitation of workshops with multiple levels of client management and subject matter experts so that they deliver a clear specification of the customer’s business requirements and a business justified solution outline. Capture and understand the client’s business requirements and specify system, application or process designs in a way that include client personnel and management so that a cost-effective solution design is produced.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Gathering and documenting client business requirements as it relates to product solutions being offered.
Leading/participating in client solution workshops to understand client business processes and identify gaps between stated requirements and product functionality.
Identifying and formulating solutions/designs to address functionality gaps identified based on client requirements.
Working with Solution Architects and Designers to validate solutions being created to satisfy client requirements.
Assisting in analysis of the current state of the client's business processes and developing plans to seamlessly integrate new system functionality with client needs.
Engineering and designing the future processes into business process models following industry best practices.
Reviewing the future-state processes with the client to ensure approval from business users.
Creating solution designs, outlining new product enhancements to meet customer requirements not met with the "off the shelf ' product.
Assisting in design of the solution configuration based on client business needs.
Planning and executing assigned configuration tasks.
Assisting in system analysis, design and testing activities. These tasks will involve reviews of designs, triaging issues raised in design and testing and helping provide answers to why it is working as planned (user understanding or user error) or solutions to the problems encountered throughout the implementation.
Microsoft Office Suite
Allowed school years
Senior, Masters, Alumni
All Management Science, Network Engineering, Mathematics, Energy Engineering, General Engineering, Computer Engineering, User Experience/Social Computing, Software Design, Library Sciences, Information Systems Management, Data Science, Data Mining, Cyber Security, Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Supply Chain Management, Sales, Operations Management, Finance & Financial Management, Consulting, Business Analytics, and Business Administration & Management majors
Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time or as required.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee and is subject to change as business needs change.