WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    WuXi is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join our growing team. We are looking for a self starter who is adept at building cross functional relationships and has experience with Order Management System Implementation and Magento, ideally.  This role requres a high degree of autonomy and an ability to work at a fast pace. If this sounds like you, please apply today!


    • Provide technical support and analysis on business applications that include ERP/WMS/MRP, STARLIMS, Microsoft Dynamics GP and CRM, Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports, and other third party tools.
    • Learn and understand existing systems and business processes; develop and maintain a robust awareness of how the business operations work and help stakeholders explore technology possibilities to more effectively execute in their roles.
    • Work in partnership with stakeholders to improve business processes impacted by technology changes.
    • Take on complex, high-profile projects.
    • Perform enterprise analysis by planning and scoping several inter-related initiatives and helping senior-level business stakeholders make informed decisions about which initiatives to execute and how to execute.
    • Mentor associate and mid-level business analysts in the organization.
    • Lead and facilitate teams of cross-functional subject matter experts. Build strong and positive working relationships with all functional areas across the company and understand their needs.
    • Use techniques such as focus groups and requirements workshops to elicit, analyze, and document clear and concise user requirements/stories in collaboration with business departments to achieve their desired results for system features or process changes.
    • Use visual modeling techniques such as work-flow diagrams or wireframe prototypes to identify gaps between business requirements and existing technology solutions.
    • Assist with functional requirements specification using system analysis techniques and methods.
    • Assist with systems integration design to deliver maximum efficiency and business value, while considering information flow and data requirements.
    • Assist with creation of test plans and detailed test cases to validate that functional requirements are met. When appropriate, lead user acceptance testing (UAT) efforts to ensure the software implementation meets the needs of business end users. Maintain a log of any issues identified during testing.
    • Manage requirements changes and ensure appropriate stakeholders are involved in all decisions about change.
    • Review and validate deliverables with appropriate business and technology stakeholders.
    • Train end users to ensure they understand all process and procedural changes. Collaborate with training staff to create appropriate training materials and deliver the training.  Collaborate with business users to update other organizational assets impacted by business process and technology changes.
    • Use project management skills to manage the business analysis effort. Be proactive and dependency-aware and contribute to the project implementation plan.  Manage to commitments and deadlines. 
    • Post-implementation, evaluate progress made against the business objectives for a project to show the extent to which they were fulfilled. Suggest follow-up projects and initiatives as needed to fully realize the intended objectives.
    • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
    • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required
    • Maybe required to work Holidays and weekends
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.


    Experience / Education   

    • 4 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • 4 years of experience performing business analysis and supporting major business applications.
    • Agile business analysis experience preferred
    • Lean six sigma experience preferred
    • Leadership and facilitation skills
    • Detail-oriented with expertise in problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Effective organization and time management skills, with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to receive, comprehend, and effectively communicate detailed information through verbal and written communication
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work well within a team environment
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio)

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



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