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The Fred Hutch Center IT (CIT) Product Solutions Team is looking for a technology focused business analyst. Our organizational initiatives support our mission: Providing IT & data services to accelerate the elimination of disease.
The information technology (IT) Business Analyst plays a key role between business stakeholders and information technology teams to translate business needs and objectives into technology solutions. This role assesses problem statements, conducts analysis, and creates or validates requirements to design a successful IT solution.
As a key member of the Product Solutions team, you will work cross functionally. You will collaborate with technology managers, operations and business leads, software engineers, product subject matter experts (SMEs), and others on a variety of efforts which may include business/functional requirements, stakeholder interviews, process improvement, vendor selection, roadmaps, user stories, scope documentation, business logic, etc.
Bridge the gap between information technology (IT) and stakeholders from business and/or scientific research groups
Identify opportunities for future enhancements and modifications in the form of requirements, business cases and/or agile user stories
Collaborate with research, business, and/or technical staff to identify and recommend technology solutions
Vendor analysis and support with evaluation and scoring criteria for vendor selection
Work with subject matter experts to develop solution architecture diagrams and process maps
Leads team through detailed system and business process analysis; ensures enhancements and solutions positively contribute to, expand upon, and do not conflict with overarching strategy
Utilize problem-solving methods to identify functional gaps and propose solutions
Author user acceptance test (UAT) scenarios, reviews test plans with team to ensure product will meet acceptance criteria
Collaborate with technology managers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to create roadmaps and identify potential forward looking opportunities
Product analysis, stakeholder communication, and strategy support
Leverage knowledge of cross functional efforts to foster alignment, identify dependencies, and coordinate milestones within the organization
Business Analyst (BA) deliverables may include butare not limited to the following: Business case and associated system and or functional requirements, end user documentation, traceability matrices, user acceptance test (UAT) requirements, As-Is and To-Be workflows.
5+ years of experience as a technology focused business or functional analyst
10+ years of experience in an analyst, technical, or business role in an information technology (IT) environment
Technology related degree or certification from a recognized academic institution and/or directly equivalent IT work experience
Strong writing skills and ability to produce clear and unambiguous documentation
Proficient creating diagrams and process flows in Visio, PowerPoint, or other software
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders
Experience identifying technology trade-offs in collaboration with Technology Managers, Architecture, and Engineering subject matter experts (SMEs)
Experience bridging the gap between technology and business groups
Ability to recognize a path forward, even in ambiguous situations
Experience leading collaborative exercises, has ability to complete work proactively and independently with little direction
Strong initiative, ability to identify optimization opportunities and embrace a continuous improvement mindset
Ability to both lead and be led, teach, and learn from others, and converse with a collaborative and open mind
Business Analyst (BA) or Product Owner (PO) or related certifications
Experience with road mapping tools
Experience in an Agile environment
Experience working in an academic research institution and/or with medical research staff
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.