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Sr. Business Analyst - Contract to Hire (No 3rd Parties)

Company: World Wide Technology
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Sr. Business Analyst - Contract to Hire (No 3rd Parties)

*** "US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply" "We are unable to sponsor" ***

Company Overview:

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider. Through our culture of innovation, we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome.

Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HPE, Dell EMC, NetApp, VMware, Intel, AWS, Microsoft, and F5, focusing on three market segments: Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector. WWT is a $12 billion dollar privately held organization that employs more than 6,000 people and operates in more than 2.5+ million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For" list for the ninth consecutive year and was awarded for multiple categories on Glassdoor's 2019 Employees' Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work.

World Wide Technology Holding Co, LLC. (WWT) has an opportunity available for a Sr. Business Analyst located in Oakland, CA (Remote during Covid-19).

Job Title: Sr. Business Analyst

Locations: Oakland, CA (Remote during Covid-19).

Duration: 3 Months Contract to Hire (Permanent)

Top Required Skills:

  • Senior Level Business Analyst experience
  • Must have a college degree (preferably in Business)
  • Experience consulting
  • Understands metrics
  • Ability to put together BRD's, build dashboards, show KPI's, KRI's
  • Fortune 1000 experience (would be a plus)
  • Advanced Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Power BI
  • Ability to build dashboards using Power BI
  • Excellent communication & people skills
  • Experience interacting with leadership (Director level and above) and other individuals to get the right data to enable leadership to be able make business decisions
  • Ability to engage with others and lead meetings

Department Summary:

The Security Department is responsible for ensuring the Safety and Security of the enterprise. The Cybersecurity Organization is focused on protecting the enterprise by providing effective, simple and transparent services to mitigate risks such as data breaches and cyber-attacks. Cybersecurity's Vision is to provide enterprise security services across the business in a seamlessly integrated and readily understood manner leveraging automation and technologies to meet the needs of the company.

The Cybersecurity Business Operations team is responsible to manage a portfolio of approx. $35M, originates all contracts in Security, directly interfaces with major Security vendors for financial management, and provides monthly reporting to the senior team on the financial health of the Department.

Position Summary:

A WWT Client is seeking a highly motivated Senior Business Analyst to compile and analyze key metrics data to help leaders make informed business decisions. The analyst must have the ability to drive teams to develop strategies and assists with solving complex business problems. The successful candidate will work with multiple teams within the Cybersecurity Organization to develop metrics for strategic business initiatives and operations. They will lead projects, determine scope, budget, timeframes, form teams, assign tasks, manage resources and issues. The person will research best practices; develop internal and external benchmarks in support of business decisions. Additionally, they will have the ability to communicate and influence organizational change and gain organizational support work. This role may require the analyst to perform quality assurance and business process improvement activities such as developing, managing or coordinating performance or quality assessment, change management, communication and training.

Specific types of analytics and reporting may include performance dashboards, business analytics, modeling, budgeting, and forecasting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Capture, analyze and present data to directors to help in making business decisions
  • Gathers, evaluates, and analyzes external customer, industry, business information, and secondary research to identify solutions to business needs.
  • Effectively plans and control work on a project; integrates all aspects, tracks and ensures that work progresses on schedule and that work meets specification or required standard.
  • Develops communications needed to summarize analysis and to discuss recommendations for peers and executives.
  • Facilitates problems solving sessions and workshops with diverse set of business and technology team members.
  • Develops and creates enterprise wide level presentations for senior leadership; provides recommendations with supporting analysis collecting, monitoring, and measuring business performance financial, and operations
  • Proactively follows-up on issues and initiatives for senior leaders to ensure successful resolution and implementation
  • Works closely with leaders and other key stakeholders to ensure that key initiatives and activities are delivered in a timely and coordinated manner and aligned with the goals of the organization.
  • Manages the development, implementation and coordination of communication strategies and messaging for organizations and / or initiatives.
  • Drives change in the organization and is a champion of company initiatives as appropriate
  • May act as a thought leader, applying extensive unique subject matter expertise in the development of strategy or resolution of complex issues
  • Build effective working relationships within and across other LOBs such as IT, Business Finance, and other work groups
  • Gather and document customer business requirements, and aid in development and testing of fixes and products
  • Act as a liaison between departmental end users, management and other departments to help resolve CAP (Corrective Action Plan) and department specific issues
  • Coordinate with multiple teams to finish monthly status report for the Security (cyber and physical security) organization
  • Create FAQ's, canned responses, and corporate communication to allow users to self-resolve issues; reduce incoming inquiries
  • Create and migrate reports to Power BI
  • Manage benchmarking & metric efforts, coordinates support through IT departments
  • Works with IT and functional leadership to establish a variety of key business, financial and performance metrics
  • Create metrics and compile dashboards and reports; develop summary variance explanations and recommends remedial actions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • 4 to 6 years of related work experience


  • MBA or graduate degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Project, Visio, PowerPoint and expert level Excel skills
  • Experience with project management tools like Gantt chart, JIRA to create and manage project plans
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Keywords: World Wide Technology, Oakland , Sr. Business Analyst - Contract to Hire (No 3rd Parties), Other , Oakland, California

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