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Reference # : 18-53850 Title : Business Analyst
Location : waltham, MA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/12/2018 / 05/11/2019  
Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Waltham, MA
Duration: 06 Months
Job Description:
Client Note:
  • New hire will work in the Cambridge Site when it opens on November 26th. If the person starts earlier they would report to the Waltham site. Manager will be moving from Wallingford Site to Cambridge when the site opens.
Cambridge Site is at 100 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA
Responsibilities – IT Business Analysis:
  • Work with Informatics team and scientific groups to plan Business Analysis activities and refine project plan
  • Coordinate stakeholder assessments and management of stakeholders/sponsors
  • Collaborate with Informatics teams, subject matter experts, and stakeholder scientific groups to understand, gather, and validate formal business requirements
  • Generate cohesive documentation of:
  • Business processes / process maps (As Is – To Be)
  • Requirements documents (BRDs) & Use cases
  • GUI proposals and mockups / UI & usability designs
  • Functional and Technical specifications
  • Test plans & scripts
  • Identify instances where existing processes may be streamlined or improved
  • Manage and maintain all requirements materials and traceability matrices
  • Articulate and communication requirements to development teams
  • Assist with communication to business & stakeholder management activities
  • Assist informatics team and project sponsor in executing a communication and change management strategy in support of project execution and rollout
Skills Required:
  • At least 5 years of prior experience working in an analyst capacity on large and/or complex projects in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Familiarity with Drug Discovery in early Research and Development
  • Experience in Biopharmaceutical Research & Development industry; in particular a working knowledge of biologic discovery.
  • Experience in an analyst capacity on a large scale COTS project, a custom development project, and/or combination of both (impacting 100+ Users across multiple domains)
  • Experience with formal SDLC practices, emphasis on Analysis & Design stages
  • Proven ability in gathering, tracing, translating and managing complex requirements, business rules, and data
  • Proficient in GUI mockups & prototyping
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including technical writing / documentation; organizes and presents ideas in a convincing and compelling manner
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical teams; able to provide technical leadership
  • Outgoing personality; self-starter able to work interactively and independently with stakeholders
  • Possess strong business acumen; possess a broad, enterprise-wide view and understanding of strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in computer science, engineering, physical sciences, or life sciences
  • Experience with process modeling tools (ARIS, Visio, etc.) to identify, capture, define, and analyze business processes
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Lean Thinking / Six Sigma educated; certified Six Sigma Belt a strong plus
Formal Business Analysis Certification; IIBA ECBA/CCBA/CBAP Certification or PMI-PBA a strong plus

Interested candidates can send their updated resumes on and you can also reach me at 973-967-3431.

Artech Information Systems LLC.