Business System Analyst - Contract
Plymouth Meeting, PA 
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Posted 29 days ago
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Job Description
Job Details
Experienced
Corporate Headquarters - Plymouth Meeting, PA
N/A
Contractor
Bachelor's degree preferred
Undisclosed
Negligible
Day
Information Technology
Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Support ECRI Institute's 50-year mission of advancing effective evidence-based healthcare worldwide. Work with IT Development Managers, teams of ECRI Platform & Software Engineers, and our respected and accomplished business partners, working together virtually at ECRI's scenic suburban world headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Benefit from a healthy work-life balance while staying on the leading edge of technology and thriving in an innovative startup-like culture minus the risk. Sleep well knowing you are helping achieve a world where safe, high-quality healthcare is accessible to everyone.
As part of the Information Technology Team a Business System Analyst under the guidance of the BSA Manager and respective development managers participates in the creation of new products and features from the idea stage to launch. In this role, the Business Systems Analyst acts as the liaison between the business stakeholders and the development team to create user stories and acceptance criteria to support the development of high-quality desktop, browser-based and native mobile applications across multiple projects used by ECRI business users and thousands of organizations in the USA and worldwide. This is a Contract position that is also virtual/remote work. We are ONLY accepting direct applicants, not via agencies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statements(s)

  • Participate on an agile team as a Business Systems Analyst
  • Partner with business stakeholders to create and define User Stories and Acceptance Criteria that meet the business need.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers
  • Develop and conduct peer reviews of the acceptance criteria to ensure that requirements are correctly interpreted.
  • Partner with UX Designer to clearly define and document software design and usability.
  • Create, edit, prioritize and manage the backlog of User Stories
  • Participate in planning, estimation, daily standup and retrospective meetings
  • Responsible for reviewing and accepting completed User Stories
  • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications of the requirements to stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood.
  • Deliver internal training on new feature enhancements or products to the business unit.

Accountability Metrics:

  • Requirements which meet the needs of the market as defined by the business
  • On time high quality delivery of projects
Qualifications

Experience:

  • 3+ years' experience as a Business Systems Analyst
  • 3+ years' experience in Agile Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Healthcare business experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, Contentful preferred
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience using issue tracking tools to manage the release process
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and presentational skills
  • Proven experience working with cross-functional and virtual teams
  • Strong team player with ability to multi-task
  • Experience working with Content Management Systems (like Contentful), cloud computing platforms (like Azure) and/or search analytics engines (like Elasticsearch) a plus.
  • Regional resident preferred, must be available during ECRI core hours, 10 am to 3 pm EST, onsite attendance at Assigned Location may be required up to 20% a month.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, or equivalent experience

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2007+
  • Proficient with Microsoft Visio
  • Proficient with Atlassian Jira or other issue tracking tools
  • Proficient with Atlassian Confluence or other collaboration tools

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands

Stand

O

Lift/Carry

Walk

F

10 lbs or less

O

Sit

C

11-20 lbs

N

Manually Manipulate

C

21-50 lbs

N

Grasp

O

51-100 lbs

N

Reach Outward

O

Over 100 lbs

N

Reach Above Shoulder

N

Speak

C

Push/Pull

Climb

N

12 lbs or less

N

Crawl

N

13-25 lbs

N

Squat or Kneel

N

26-40 lbs

N

Bend

N

41-100 lbs

N

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Virtual Work Environment

Assigned Location

  • Plymouth Meeting, PA

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Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran


EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day
Required Experience
3+ years
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