Business Systems Analyst

Job description


2010012 BSD - ARG

About the Unit
BSDIS is an administrative department in the Biological Sciences Division whose mission is to collaborate with the BSD Administrative Departments in the selection, development, and support of the technologies and business intelligence platform critical to the success of the BSD and Pritzker School of Medicine.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefits analyses in an effort to align information technology solutions with business initiatives. Analyzes business and user needs, through research and fact-finding combined with a good understanding of applicable business processes, systems, and industry requirements. Documents requirements. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives for moderately complex initiatives. Prepares functional, system, and program specifications. Acts as a liaison between the IT development group and the department for the development and implementation of new systems and enhancements of existing systems. Evaluates new IT developments, identifies systems requirements, keeps up with evolving business requirements, and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems. Modifies or adapts existing applications and revises existing system logic difficulties as necessary, or designs, develops, and implements new applications, systems architecture, network systems, and applications infrastructures. Codes, tests, debugs, and implements software solutions. May guide and advise less-experienced Business Systems Analysts. Prepares communications and may make presentations on system enhancements and/or alternatives.


  • Conduct business process analyses and needs assessments
  • Analyzes and document business and user needs
  • Prepare functional, system, and program specifications
  • Formulate and define project scope and objectives for moderately complex and evolving initiatives
  • Prepare communications and presentations regarding project status updates and system enhancements
  • Modify or adapt existing applications and revise existing system logic
  • Develop, test, and implement new applications/systems

  • Broad knowledge of Business Systems Analysis and the ability to apply principles, practices, and procedures and complete moderately complex assignments
  • Knowledge of project management principles
  • Knowledge of the organization, processes, customers, and current IT capabilities
  • Ability to analyze moderately complex business systems
  • Ability to solve a range of moderately complex IT problems
  • Ability to implement possible solutions using some creativity and ingenuity
  • Ability to interpret internal or external business issues
  • Ability to collaborate and be a team player
  • Ability to effectively converse with, and listen to, all levels of users to understand their environment and the impact of system changes

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • A minimum of three years of professional experience in business systems analysis or business process redesign required.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 11/13/2018
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