IT Business Analyst

Date Posted: January 10, 2024

Job Details


Application Instructions

SPS New England, Inc., one of the leading heavy highway contractors in New England, is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform duties on Bridge and Highway construction projects.

Since 1984, SPS has been helping to rebuild New England’s infrastructure. Wherever you drive throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, there’s a good chance you will travel down a road or over a bridge built by SPS New England.

Position Description

We are looking for an experienced IT Business Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in Application Portfolio Management. The successful applicant will serve as a liaison between the business units and IT department, defining and documenting business needs and overseeing the selection and implementation of software programs and hardware resources. We are looking for someone to fill this position who is collaborative, detail-oriented, and flexible with respect to final system design. You will also be responsible for ensuring business needs are met, and that SPS maximizes the use and value of our systems. Key capabilities include:

  • Work with stakeholders to understand and summarize business requirements to be able to communicate the requirements effectively to project team(s) and potential vendors.
  • Ability to perform application software upgrades.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC).
  • Understanding of Project Management software.
  • Proficient in researching solutions to increase work efficiency.
  • Creating requirement documents such as Business Requirement Document (BRD), use-cases, user stories, or any other artifacts needed for projects.
  • Acting as a liaison between the business and Information Technology department
  • Ability to support project teams during the analysis, planning, and implementation stages of software development.
  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Have a history of leading and supporting successful projects.

Position Requirements

We are looking for a candidate with 3+ years of experience in a similar role and who has attained a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related experience. Having experience using the following software/tools is a bonus:

  • Experience with Change Management programs.
  • Microsoft Project, Office, SharePoint, Teams.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server and related server software.

ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan):

SPS is an employee-owned company.  We are proud to offer eligible employees the opportunity to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  Employee-owners benefit from the success of the company and play a critical role in fostering an ownership culture within the organization, emphasizing the importance of employee engagement, and commitment to long-term success.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including participation in the ESOP for eligible employees, a collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth within our expanding organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of SPS New England, Inc. to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, national origin, age or disability. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training. It is also the policy of SPS New England, Inc. to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, recruitment advertising, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, fringe benefits or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, on the job training, classification, and referral, at all levels of employment. Consistent with these obligations, SPS New England, Inc. also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.

Employees and applicants of SPS New England, Inc. will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.

SPS New England, Inc. is seeking minority and female employees, and all employees are encouraged to recruit minority and females as well.