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Business Systems Analyst- ABLJP00068796
Ref No.: 18-02424
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/08/2018
Role: Business Systems Analyst
Location: Lake Bluff, IL
Duration: 6+ Months Contract

**No 3rd Party Candidates**

This role requires an individual with a passion for analyzing data and providing insights for actionable business decisions. The Business Analyst is responsible for developing detailed requirements, analyzing customer data and identifying new opportunities for operational performance improvement, increased efficiency and workforce productivity for AlinIQ products.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of success delivering new features or products. The candidate should be a critical contributor to defining the informatics products within the Diagnostics Division. They will also be responsible for supporting on-market products post-launch

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as subject matter expert, define detailed requirements, analyze business needs by means of interviews, workflow analyses and facilitate discussions with users
  • Translate users' business requirements into detailed functional designs for development, testing and implementation
  • Prepare detailed specifications and related documentation
  • Identify and communicate risks and issues impacting business rules, functional requirements and specifications
  • Participate in managing the scope of applications and related changes
  • Assist quality assurance with functional test case review
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on the evaluation of the feasibility, effort and costs to implement requirements
  • Create and execute user acceptance test plans for software changes and enhancements
    Position Accountability / Scope
  • Accountable for leading product requirements within Scrum teams
  • The individual will interact with project managers, product owners and R&D leadership on project scope, timeline, risks and budget
  • The individual will work as part of cross-functional teams in Global Marketing, Research & Development, Information Technology, Quality, Operations, Regulatory and Business Development to deliver informatics products
Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Decision Sciences, other

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in documenting requirements, writing basic report, modeling and providing oversight and support for On Market products
  • At least 2 years of experience defining process workflow diagrams, process/functional requirements and user needs
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Computer proficiency with in MS Office Suite: Excel, SharePoint, Visio, Project and Power Point
  • Prior experience with a BI or Data Visualization tool such as Looker, MS BI Tool, Tableau,
  • QlikView, BIRST, Cognos, SAP BI or similar is preferred
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business and technology needs
  • Collaborate effectively with internal team members