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Business Analyst

Position Location: Malvern PA or Remote

Position Summary:

The Business Analyst will act as a liaison between the client and the technical team, working in conjunction with the project management department and assisting them in the successful execution of a project. This position will ensure that the user requirements are collected for both internal and external projects with accuracy and provide suggestions to both the client and the internal teams based on analyzing the problem. A critical aspect of this job is evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions by working with different internal and external teams. This position requires high level of interaction with the technical team and should be able to communicate the requirements to them as clear instructions in both written and verbal form.

As a successful candidate, you will need to meet the following technical requirements and qualifications:

  • Gather and organize information about the problem to be solved or the procedure to be improved
  • Develop subject matter expertise and solutions or alternative methods of proceeding using prototypes, process models and flowcharts
  • Make recommendations to management about new systems, procedures, or organizational changes through presentations or written reports
  • Interview personnel and conduct onsite observations to determine the methods, equipment, and personnel that will be needed
  • Confer with managers to ensure changes are working
  • Analyze and document business requirements and processes; communicate requirements to technical personnel through the construction of basic conceptual data, process models and flowcharts, and technical specifications
  • Interview end users, stakeholders, and project sponsors in order to assess business and clinical needs
  • Create business, functional and technical requirements documents based on captured data and in accordance with departmental protocol/standards
  • Define external interfaces, constraints, quality issues and other non-functional requirements
  • Provide project management team with identified risks, concerns, and ambiguities discovered during the gathering of requirements; assist team in developing solutions
  • Partner with project managers to complete requirements documentation in accordance with project schedule
  • Plan, organize, facilitate, and lead meetings and workgroups as well as oversee and execute follow-up activities
  • Ensure software development team accounts for all defined requirements in coordination with quality assurance team. Ensure that all quality standards comply with internal policies and industry standards
  • Document changes to baseline requirements through standard change control process. Document software test plans, technical requirements, release notes, user and training guidelines and other materials
  • Plan, coordinate, and support unit acceptance testing and subsequent deployments in coordination with other team leaders
  • Perform end user and application support functions including problem solving and resolution of application function defects. Provide systems and application training
  • Develop and execute project presentations
  • Provide training to and serve as a mentor for Junior Business Analysts and/or other appropriate project team members; manage and evaluate work products for assigned team members
  • Participate in the development of various departmental training initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE/ DEPARTMENTAL

  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with five (5) years of related clinical trials IT experience
  • A satisfactory combination of education, training, experience and certifications
  • Hands on experience in file based data exchange such as ftp/ sftp/ ftps etc.
  • Define data mapping for the exchange of clinical data
  • Expert in Meaningful use criteria’s and HIPPA validation
  • Define complex logic for reports and case report forms
  • Hands on experience in SQL database
  • Hands on experience in secure infrastructure
  • Hands on experience in HL7 (Health Level 7), CCDA and ODM (Operational Data Model) XML in integrating with third party EHR/EMR systems to ensure an effective solution, in creating a seamless interoperable system
  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work independently as well as work as part of a fast moving team

Send resume to the company at 325 Technology Dr., Malvern, PA 19355/Attn: Anthony Varano