Sr Business Analyst - IT

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Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Sr Business Analyst is to develop, plan and implement technology solutions to improve business needs. They are responsible for bridging the gap between IT and the Business using analytics to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver recommendations to executives and stakeholders. 
A strong understanding of the technology landscape and industry acumen is necessary to effectively analyze and document business requirements, workflows and use best practices in collaboration with enterprise architects, application developers, consultants, and vendors.  This position will require concurrent work on disparate projects, ranging from system implementations to organizational efficiency initiatives to business development opportunities.  
The Sr Business Analyst must be able to develop comprehensive requirement documents and process flows, define project scope and objectives, coordinate testing with business stakeholders and Quality Assurance team, conduct and document user acceptance testing, and identify and mitigate risks / issues to deliver the project scope. 
The ability to professionally engage and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, including C-level executives, is a fundamental requirement for this position. 
All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Las Vegas Sands’ policies, practices and procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Document and analyze business systems and user defined needs
  • Partner with business and IT stakeholders to set clear requirements to reach goals and milestones
  • Manage and supervise requirements and changes throughout project lifecycle
  • Plan and coordinate activities around detailed testing validation and execution, user acceptance and transition to operations
  • Evaluate commercial products against business, technical and resource requirements; determine investment feasibility 
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality solutions to the business
  • Define project scope to include objectives, added value and benefits
  • Audit, analyse, and summarize overall performance and provide results during follow-ups and leadership debrief 
  • Proactively detect, mitigate and resolve issues and risks; escalate when necessary 
  • Execute multiple projects simultaneously without compromise to standards and excellence
  • Develop business/financial models and metrics to address business critical issues and prioritization
  • Facilitate cost and effort estimation sessions with developers and third-party solution providers
  • Communicate effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment with technical and non-technical teams and executives to drive IT strategy and achieve organizational objectives
  • Validate deliverables meet organizational and customer scope and quality expectations
  • Identify opportunities for execution and process improvement, including policy, standard, and guideline recommendations
  • Facilitate resolution of audit findings and monitor cyber risk assessment plans
  • Build strong relationships across all levels of the organization and commercial partners
  • Commit to excellence, insisting on the highest professional standards, personally and from others
  • Safety is an essential function of this job
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Company Standards of Conduct

All Las Vegas Sands Corp. Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or equivalent in a relevant discipline  
  • 7 years of experience as a Business Analyst, preferably in field of information technology or systems
  • 5 years of IT industry or equivalent technical experience (e.g., engineering, software development, networking, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in business requirements analysis and documentation, data mapping and test planning, process mapping
  • Advanced understanding of Agile methodology, BPMN, UML, and user interface design
  • Working knowledge of process modeling tools and enterprise modelling suites
  • Familiar with compliance and privacy regulations such as:  PCI, GLBA, SOX, GDPR, Basel III, HIPPA, COPPA, FCRA
  • Familiar with cyber security technologies and solutions
  • Familiar with end user solutions including identity management and user authentication
  • Familiar with cloud platform services and their orchestration including, but not limited to, Alibaba, Amazon Web Services, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiar with identity strategies and application integrations
  • Familiar with technology infrastructure including servers, storage, networking, Wi-Fi, telephony as well as end user computing technologies
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Nevada Gaming Control Board Registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively manage and execute multiple initiatives concurrently
  • Work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Travel to international locations for extended periods
  • Maintain composure under pressure
  • Consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts

Physical Requirements

Must be able to:

  • Lift or carry laptop, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks, as assigned
  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Interact appropriately and effectively with others including, but not limited to, guests, management, colleagues and suppliers
  • Walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to travel to international locations, often requiring a variety of transportation modes to include but not limited to airplane, ferry and bus 
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment
  • Be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to noise, dust, and cigarette smoke

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