Business Systems Analyst in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

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Job Description


  • Researches and provide best practice recommendations with a focus on end-to-end capabilities and impact to KPIs.
  • Improves systems by studying current practices; designing enhancements.
  • Understands when to recommend changes to a business process / policy, acquire software, configure, or customize.
  • Conduct enterprise analysis including root cause analysis, development of solution proposals, and creation of business cases.
  • Partners with business to elicit, analyze, and document business requirements.
  • Translate business requirements into functional requirements specification, workflow, and cross-functional dependencies.
  • Ensures a focus on worker's information needs driving high level of usability and data quality.
  • Participate or lead process modeling and design with a focus on standardizing global processes including contributions to policy changes.
  • Facilitates confirmation of requirements and designs with business and technical staff.
  • Lead meetings with business and technical team to collect pain points including non-functional requirements using a structured framework.
  • Prepares visuals to communicate and gain buy-in on pain points, recommendations and the solutions roadmap.
  • Accountable for knowing processes and functionality around PPM end-to-end processes and systems in order to guide business process changes, configuration, and development.
  • Maintains active communication with business users and stakeholders to manage expectations regarding changes to the system and the introduction of new and enhanced functionality.
  • Accountable to ensure the solution meets the agreed upon business requirements while creatively leveraging standard capabilities where possible.
  • Conduct data and process analysis using a variety of query and visualization tools.
  • Familiarity with Tableau and Denodo is a plus.
  • Applies information systems development, implementation and operation control concepts in a wide variety of technology settings and appropriately assesses the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices.
  • Stay abreast of technology developments related to domain expertise.
  • Manages multiple priorities and successfully completes multiple projects with minimal supervision from the manager.
  • Develop and deliver train-the-trainer content as required.
  • All listed responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.


  • Experience (5+ years) at an enterprise-level with strong domain expertise in Project and Portfolio Management Systems and Processes.
  • Strategic thinker who skillfully applies a critical and analytical approach
  • Must have experience with enterprise analysis including development of solution proposals and creation of business cases
  • Experience with business process improvement techniques and methodologies
  • Exceptional analytical, planning, organizational, and problem solving abilities.
  • A motivational person who can guide and influence project stakeholders and build consensus
  • Expertise in requirements gathering, writing software requirements, process modeling, and data mapping.
  • Strong ability to present ideas and information in group settings.
  • Has the ability to persuade, negotiate, and facilitate conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully defining and documenting projects that drive positive results.
  • Demonstrated experience in testing and test planning.
  • Experience with requirement management & testing in FDA regulated environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that non-technical end users can understand.
  • Knowledge of the full software development life cycle using Agile/Scrum Methodology.


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or related filed; advanced degree a plus.

B.S./B.A. in Business Administration or related field.