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Business Analyst in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst with our industry-leading client in Cambridge.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Business Analyst:

  • Deliver company SDLC documents 
  • Elicit user requirements and translate them in to functional requirements 
  • Work with the application development team to translate requirements into technical specifications 
  • Recommend and drive prioritization of requirements
  • Work with end users to define test scenarios, plans and test scripts. Document all outputs. 
  • Create mock-up data scenarios or reports in partnership with IT developers and customers to meet user and functional requirements 
  • Provide strong support during the build process, overseeing development to ensure the solutions are built and will meet/exceed the needs of the business 
  • Assist in testing preparation and implementation of new application 
  • Support development of training materials 
  • Facilitate the UAT process, ensuring the business fully understands the capabilities and tests the complete solution and data supporting it. Assist users in acceptance testing, work with users and development teams on issues identification and resolution 
  • Ensure business value is defined and can be measured post deployment 
  • Contribute to the creation of operational support documentation 
  • Co-own Change Management with business partners from a system use perspective; identify and address business process touchpoints such as business continuity, data governance, data control, analytics and reporting 

Requirements of the Business Analyst:

  • BS/MS Computer Science and Life Sciences or equivalent experience in a BA and technical capacity
  • 5+ years' experience as a business analyst, with command of business analysis techniques & tools, as well as SDLC & iterative systems development methodologies
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical components of an initiative in both technical and business terms. 
  • Strong investigative, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Life Sciences, Biotech or pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred. Pharmaceutical Research experience preferred
  • Knowledge of data management control and data governance concepts, data and information architecture, system landscape preferred. 

Keywords: Business Analyst, BA, SDLC, system testing, data management, data governance

Job ID: 320182

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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