Senior Business Analyst (DataLake) in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst (DataLake) with our industry-leading client in Durham, NC.

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.


  • Partner with business and technical team members to identify and prioritize technology opportunities for business process optimization
  • Participate in scoping sessions including establishing the as-is and to-be state working with stakeholders.
  • Gather and analyze business requirements from cross-functional client groups to help design, develop, and/or configure applications
  • Identify technical functionality that aligns with desired new business capabilities
  • Coordinate the technical needs to create business and functional requirements documents
  • Coordinate project meetings, communicate with the team, internal/external partners, and senior management
  • Conduct business requirement sessions, interviews with business, workshops with the business to understand business need, and document business requirements related to applications
  • Able to create BA plan and define BA deliverables, timelines and estimate the required BA resources on the project
  • Work with the Project Manager to identify the changes, gaps, risks, issues in requirements
  • Solid understanding on project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and adhere to quality standards and meet customer expectations
  • Ability to work with IT teams and explain the business requirements in detail to translate the technical terms.
  • Ensure bi-directional traceability matrices for requirements are provided
  • Work with business teams to define the User Acceptance Test (UAT) criteria and help business in defining User Acceptance test scenarios
  • Participate in the UAT dry run and UAT execution to help cross verify the requirements
  • Establish a backlog and categorize according to business needs to help execute development
  • MS in Business or Computer Information Systems or BS and equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with Datalake’s (Terminology, etc)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced fluid environment (based on this particular business partner)
  • Familiarity with the Clinical space / GxP Validation
  • Real world data / Real World Evidence experience a big plus
  • 8+ years of experience in conducting business requirements sessions, writing business requirements and developing use cases or user stories
  • 5+ years of experience working within the Pharma Industry (Pharmaceutical Company, Biotech, or CRO)
  • 5+ years of experience in GxP SDLC Validation including 21 CFR Part 11
  • 3+ years of experience in any Agile tool (similar to JIRA) preferred
  • 1+ years of experience working with data lakes
  • Expert in MS Office tools including MS Visio, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • Working experience of Onsite – Offshore model, and with highly cross functional teams

Job ID: 334207

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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