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Business Systems Analyst/ PM w/ Life Sciences exp. at Cognizant in Northbrook, Illinois

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Consulting BSA/PM...

  • Assists the team with technical direction for the design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of Information Systems (IS) solutions

  • Assists the technical team in identification and resolution of Data Quality issues

  • Works as part of the team with project management to ensure alignment of plans with what is being delivered

  • Work effectively with technical personnel (Development Team, Systems Analysts, Testers), and clearly translate business priorities and objectives into technical requirements

  • Interface daily with cross functional team members within the IS team and across the enterprise to resolve issues

  • Participate and assist in meetings as a member of the IS team

  • Provide reporting and metrics for strategic initiatives

·         Provide thought leadership, strategic thinking, and effective communication for the solutions within purview

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • 3+ years Life Sciences experience

  • 3+ years experience in business and data analytics

  • 3+ years experience working in a cross-functional environment

  • Working knowledge of SDLC methodology

·  Experience in configuration management and software release principles as well as change management concepts

·  Exceptional analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities as well as strong customer service orientation

·  Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through implementation and on-going support

·  Ability to communicate clearly with internal business customers and translate from business requirements to technical specifications

·  Ability to format and generate summary, statistical, and presentation reports

·  Experience in managing small to medium sized projects relating to the delivery of applications or application changes

·  Experience in assisting teams of large sized projects relating to the delivery of applications or application changes

·  Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills

·  Experience in leveraging Managed Services or 3rd party resources to meet application support requirements

·  Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

·  Hands-on experience and knowledge of Database and Data Warehouse best practices

·  Ability to solve issues by coordinating across cross-functional areas

·  Strong data analytic and access skills including varieties of SQL and BI reporting tools

·  Experience in strategic planning processes, especially in translating business needs to IT solutions

·  Ability to interact and work effectively with technical & non-technical levels within the organization

·  Ability to drive clarity of purpose and goals during release and planning activities

·  Comfortable leading the project discovery and requirements gathering phases in working with business and IS stakeholders

·  Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize tasks efficiently with high level of attention to detail

·  Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and workload planning skills

·  Optimistic outlook

·  Excited by the opportunity to continually improve processes within a large company


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or 5+ years of relevant work experience



    Domain Skills

    SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
    1 Master Data Mgmt-LS NA Required
    2 Unique Device Identification NA Required


    * Proficiency Legends

    Proficiency Level Generic Reference
    PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
    PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
    PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
    PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.