IT Portfolio Analyst
Location: Hybrid; Chicago
Type: Full Time/Perm
Contact: Bri at
Note: Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.


  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand and prioritize their needs, creating a roadmap of projects for their assigned area
  • Monitor and perform work related to incoming requests from business stakeholders for changes, updates, and other technical issues
  • Seek input of user experience and document current procedures and processes to determine potential improvements to their assigned products
  • Stay abreast of best practices being done at other firms and technology developments that may affect the areas
  • Analyze and consolidate all perspectives on the project – business needs, requirements, user experience, security, training, risk, time, cost, technology architecture, procurement/vendor management, and operational considerations
  • Manage the lifecycle of their assigned products, from inception to implementation, throughout production until retirement / upgrade
  • Gather business requirements from project stakeholders to further define the goals and objectives
  • Drives projects and business teams toward achieving intended business results within a specified time and budget
  • Perform risk analyses to identify and resolve critical path issues
  • Prepare materials for briefings and presentations to large size groups of key decision makers at the executive level

Required Skills:

  • Experience as a business analyst or project manager with generally at least two years’ experience
  • Experience communicating with stakeholders to gather requirements and communicating them to developers/vendors and/or IT
  • Experience with Accounting or Finance applications, or related business areas
  • Experience with database administration or relational databases and tables
  • Experience with creating and maintaining Functional and Technical Specification documents, wireframe mockups/diagrams, test cases/plans, and defect/bug fix management
  • Experience in current technology trends
  • Jira, Service Now, and Software Development Life Cycle knowledge
  • Law firm experience

Bri Leifker
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting LLC | 401 N. Franklin |Suite 3S | Chicago, IL | 708.717.8648

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