Canal Barge Company, Inc.

  • IT - Business Systems Analyst

    US-LA-New Orleans
  • Job Description


    The Business Systems Analyst acts as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working with IT project teams and business clients to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed.  The Business Analyst is an active thought partner and application visionary that shapes the technology demand among the business community.  The position reports to the Director of Information Systems.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work with the IS executive and other senior leaders to help build the strategic vision of people, processes, tools, and technology
    • Partner with business and technology partners to elicit, analyze, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements
    • Analyze, document and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications
    • Partner with business partners to conduct user acceptance testing
    • Document user manuals to describe application installation and operating procedures
    • Coordinate the project resources to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget


       Soft Skills

    • Strong analytical skills applied to understanding business functionality and translating them into application requirements
    • Ability to create compelling business cases with accurate cost and effort estimations
    • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies
    • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products
    • Ability to partner with software engineers and quality analysts to identify course of resolutions

       Technical Skills

    • Strong understanding of basic system engineering, object-oriented design, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards
    • Modeling Techniques: Object Orientated analysis, User Stories, Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagrams.
    • In-depth understanding of the various software development lifecycles (e.g. Agile, RUP, and Waterfall)
    • Demonstrated experience in writing software requirements, User Guides and SOPs, and test specifications
    • Practical Experience using SQL, BI tools, and Microsoft Office tools, including Visio and Project
    • Strong experience in user testing and project management

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field

    Number of Years of Experience

    3-5 Years relevant experience

    Company Information

    At Canal Barge Company, we believe that "People make the difference"



    Form long-term, mutually profitable partnewships with our customers by providing consistently high quality marine transportation, bulk liquid storage, and management services.



    Canal Barge Company, Inc. is a privately-owned, independent marine transportation company headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Founded in 1933, Canal Barge Company provides marine transportation, logistics, and bulk liquid storage services throughtout the Inland Waterways of the United States and internationally.


    CBC is one of the most diverse marine transportation companies in the company, having made cargo movements to virtually every part of the world that can be reached economically by barge.  Our greatest strength is in long-haul towing along the inland waterways between the Gulf Coast and mid-America, but we trade along the entire breadth of the Inland Waterway System.  Additionally, using our oceangoing deck barge fleet, we have made voyages through the Great Lakes, along the East and West Coasts, to Nigeria, Spain and throughtout the Caribbean.


    Dedicated to long-term partnerships and tailor-made customer service, Canal Barge enjoys relationships with several Fortune 500 chemical and oil companies, as well as refineries, construction companies, fabricators, public utilities, engineering companies, and the United States Government.  Canal Barge Company is in full compliance with the American Waterways Operators' Responsible Carrier Program.


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/AA/M/F/D/V) Employer offering competitive wages and benefits and the opportunity for a career.


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