IS Lead Business Analyst, R&D/Regulatory/Quality in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

掲載日付: 2/18/2020



The Lead Business Analyst (Lead BA) is responsible for understanding business needs and processes and to act as a partnered liaison between the business (R&D, Regulatory and Quality) and the technical team. The Lead BA will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to IS, the business and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and supporting prioritization. Additionally, the Lead BA is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with the R&D, Regulatory and Quality teams in our Medical division. This is a terrific opportunity to influence business processes, through eliciting and documenting requirements and coordinating communication among various business groups and IS technical teams.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Build and maintain strong relationship with the Medical Divisional teams and functional teams.
  • Partner with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements
  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.
  • Define tangible use cases that align desired technology output to commercial objectives
  • Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.
  • Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IS technical teams.
  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education. 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or Computer Information Systems preferred.
  • Qualification in Business Analysis or equivalent preferred.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 7+ years of professional experience required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.
  • Experience with process mapping is required.
  • Experience documenting complex processes and presenting them in a clear and understandable format is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, evaluate and recommend changes to business processes is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with business representatives at all levels to identify needs, define and document requirements, and drive solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed project requests or charters which include project objectives, success criteria, and requirements.
  • Experience in identifying opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new process/policies.
  • Experience working with high level business stakeholders is required.

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and report on financial data.
  • Proven ability to build team cohesion and motivate people.
  • Self-motivated and organized with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Experience with R&D, Regulatory, & Quality systems (e.g. Pilgrim, Agile, MasterControl, WindChill, SAP, Plateau, TrackWise, etc) a plus.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain clear communication channels with IS and business stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to convert complex business functions into technical specifications.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies is preferred.

    Work From Home: Not available

    Travel Percentage: 20%

    Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

    Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.