Business Systems Analyst II

Connecticut, United States
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Work in a research and development environment to assist in the design, development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of state-of-the-art clinical trials research applications and related tools for researchers. Assist researchers and data managers in the creation of measurement instruments for Web data entry forms. Create reports and assist in the preparation for data analysis.

Essential Duties

  1. Develops the initial project charter and clarify the project scope, requirements, measurable outcomes, and project benefits in collaboration with process owners.
  2. Documents the “as is” and “to be” business processes using standard process modeling tools and process improvement methodologies.
  3. Decomposes high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements. Manages the development of functional specifications by collaborating with process owners; gathering business requirements; creating functional specifications; and identifying, documenting, and resolving design issues
  4. Represents requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios. Provides compelling and concise analysis to enable business owners to make well informed decisions regarding options for problem resolution and opportunity realization.
  5. Leads requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
  6. Contributes in testing and quality assurance process. Collaborates with developers and end-users to insure that application functionality meets client needs. Tests solutions, problem-solve issues, and coordinate enhancements.
  7. Responsible for requirements prioritization and solution risk analysis.
  8. Plans and communicates the departmental readiness plan. Supports metrics integration and execution for optimal results.
  9. Develops and delivers training to end users.
  10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business, technology or related field. Four years of related experience in analysis of business needs and development of related business systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Excellent interpersonal communication, project management, organization and planning skills

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Ability to set priorities and work independently

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to manage complex technical details and communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to use analytical and quantitative skills and diagnostic techniques to resolve problems

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Experience with EDC products, Biostatistics/Study Design knowledge

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in clinical research, analysis and design
  • Experience working in an academic setting
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access, Oracle SQL, HTML
  • Demonstrated understanding of computer systems and software application implementation

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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