Business Systems Analyst

  • location: Lombard, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $49.52 - $55.71 per hour
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Business Systems Analyst

job summary:
The Business Analyst 3 assists the R&D staff in understanding the organization's operational needs for both automated and manual solutions to business systems and procedures of complex scope. The Business Analyst is involved in planning, organizing and conducting detailed analytical studies to define problems, identify deficiencies and improve solutions which impact the organization's effectiveness, and provide the basis for issue resolution. The Business Analyst is responsible for executing the system definition and design processes within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). They collaborate with users to define business requirements for system enhancements and new functionalities to achieve process improvements.

Principal Accountability

Under minimal supervision:

- Conducts interviews to gather new requirements autonomously; employs facilitation techniques as needed to discuss requirements with clients and users; uses specific group and collaborative methods for collecting requirements

- For complex requests/projects, leads or performs analysis of business and user needs, constructs requirements documentation, translates requirements into proper system requirement specifications, and reviews requirements and specifications with internal and external stakeholders

- Defines quality attributes and/or develops basic test scenarios to support unit and functional testing

- Communicate the business directives, goals and needs to the technical team and serve as business interface from the enterprise's operational management team managing expectations and defining business satisfaction metrics

- Understands legal aspects of information systems, i.e. HIPAA, SOX, PHI, Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

- Applies general industry and regulatory compliance knowledge to the benefit of the business

- As directed, the BA will participate in an agile development team, ensuring features and functionality requested by users align with business goals for the product, particularly as goals and products evolve over time, as well as ensuring the right information is available to the engineering teams, with the right amount of detail, and at the right time

- Conducts requirements peer reviews; evaluating clarity, conciseness, comprehensiveness, and appropriateness of specifications

- Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing business services policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed and makes recommendations in these areas

- Guides the design, development and documentation of system process workflows and various implementation activities that deliver business solutions required of the business

- Assists the organization's business operations staff in developing content or other materials

- Recognizes, manages, or fulfills urgent or escalated issues

- Within the scope of strategic/corporate initiatives; elicits requirements, creates documentation, manages risk, and works with the project manager to determine prioritization

- Serves as business interface to organization's operational management team

- Communicates the business directives, goals and needs to the technical team and serves as business interface from the organization's operational management team managing expectations and defining business satisfaction metrics

Key Performance Indicators

- Successfully analyze requests/needs and create technical specifications and/or requirements for assignments within expected time frames while meeting business needs

- Stakeholder satisfaction with quality requirements - adequately meeting or exceeding client/user expectations, and clarity for Engineering and QE teams

Education and Experience

- Master's/Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

- 8+ years of professional experience in a technical and analytical, preferably healthcare, role

- 4-8 years of project or team lead experience

 
location: Lombard, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $49.52 - 55.71 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The Business Analyst 3 assists the R&D staff in understanding the organization's operational needs for both automated and manual solutions to business systems and procedures of complex scope. The Business Analyst is involved in planning, organizing and conducting detailed analytical studies to define problems, identify deficiencies and improve solutions which impact the organization's effectiveness, and provide the basis for issue resolution. The Business Analyst is responsible for executing the system definition and design processes within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). They collaborate with users to define business requirements for system enhancements and new functionalities to achieve process improvements.

Principal Accountability

Under minimal supervision:

- Conducts interviews to gather new requirements autonomously; employs facilitation techniques as needed to discuss requirements with clients and users; uses specific group and collaborative methods for collecting requirements

- For complex requests/projects, leads or performs analysis of business and user needs, constructs requirements documentation, translates requirements into proper system requirement specifications, and reviews requirements and specifications with internal and external stakeholders

- Defines quality attributes and/or develops basic test scenarios to support unit and functional testing

- Communicate the business directives, goals and needs to the technical team and serve as business interface from the enterprise's operational management team managing expectations and defining business satisfaction metrics

- Understands legal aspects of information systems, i.e. HIPAA, SOX, PHI, Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

- Applies general industry and regulatory compliance knowledge to the benefit of the business

- As directed, the BA will participate in an agile development team, ensuring features and functionality requested by users align with business goals for the product, particularly as goals and products evolve over time, as well as ensuring the right information is available to the engineering teams, with the right amount of detail, and at the right time

- Conducts requirements peer reviews; evaluating clarity, conciseness, comprehensiveness, and appropriateness of specifications

- Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing business services policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed and makes recommendations in these areas

- Guides the design, development and documentation of system process workflows and various implementation activities that deliver business solutions required of the business

- Assists the organization's business operations staff in developing content or other materials

- Recognizes, manages, or fulfills urgent or escalated issues

- Within the scope of strategic/corporate initiatives; elicits requirements, creates documentation, manages risk, and works with the project manager to determine prioritization

- Serves as business interface to organization's operational management team

- Communicates the business directives, goals and needs to the technical team and serves as business interface from the organization's operational management team managing expectations and defining business satisfaction metrics

 
qualifications:
Education and Experience

- Master's/Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

- 8+ years of professional experience in a technical and analytical, preferably healthcare, role

- 4-8 years of project or team lead experience

 
skills: Key Performance Indicators

- Successfully analyze requests/needs and create technical specifications and/or requirements for assignments within expected time frames while meeting business needs

- Stakeholder satisfaction with quality requirements - adequately meeting or exceeding client/user expectations, and clarity for Engineering and QE teams


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