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Job ID: 51535

Business Systems Analyst
The primary purpose and function of the Business Systems Analyst is to work within project teams and with business stakeholders to gather, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design from which technical solutions are implemented. The position is an active participant in all phases of a project life cycle and will be required to work closely with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that all business requirements are understood, documented, and met. This is a highly visible position as the Business System Analyst elicits and drives requirements and initiatives at multiple levels of detail for clients.

Business Systems Analyst Responsibilities 
Build strong relationships with business stakeholders to become a trusted resource and partner.
Communicate effectively to both business stakeholders and technical stakeholders. 
Elicit, document, and present requirements clearly and effectively to all project stakeholders. 
Perform and oversee the overall business requirements gathering, development validation and business project coordination of assigned projects. 
Create functional requirements from business requirements, prioritizing features, documenting workflow diagrams, process flows, writing use cases, utilizing UML for abstract modeling the system, including cross platform integration requirements.
Guide stakeholders through a software selection process to ensure that the best solution is chosen by using proven and reliable software selection processes. 
Involvement in the full lifecycle of the project from project initiation and approval, business analysis phase through deployment to the hospitals and business, and post deployment issue resolution.
Manage internal and external customers and vendors on projects from inception through implementation and review. 
Establish and maintain project teams’ trust and confidence, quickly developing an understanding of business needs. 
Manage project priorities, continuously performing project issue/risk assessment and reduction/mitigation; escalating when necessary. 
Work closely with project managers to ensure project success. 
Implement and maintain a project document repository. 
Other job duties as assigned.

Business Systems Analyst Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or related field of study required, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
Five or more years’ experience as a business analyst, or eight recent years of progressively responsible experience in information systems/business analysis, design and implementation as described above, required. 
Project management, knowledge of organizational and project development techniques preferred.
Prefer health care background (veterinary or human healthcare, pharmaceutical, etc.
Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized software. 
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc. 
Experience working in an Object-Oriented environment.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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