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IT Business Analyst

Keywords / Skills : Business Analyst, Documentation Specialist, IT Business Analyst

5 - 15 years
Posted: 2017-11-01

Banking/ Financial Services
Oil/ Gas/ Petroleum
Business Analyst
Bachelors/ Degree
Posted On
1st Nov 2017
Job Description


• Consult with stakeholders and end users to determine the needs of the system and to confirm the solution meets the needs throughout the length of the project.

• Elicit and document business requirements and specifications.

• Design systems and / or requirements to meet the business goals.

• Specify inputs and format outputs to meet users’ needs. Develop elements of systems design including: specifications, use cases, current/future state, data migration rules, business rules, diagrams, flowcharts or other detailed deliverables for programmers to follow.

• Facilitate design sessions with the implementation team to define the solution.

• Maintain requirements and specifications documentation throughout project lifecycle.

• Write QA test cases that support requirements verification and validation.

• Participate in implementation, testing and validation activities.

• Analyze, communicate, test and verify requirements.

• Identify opportunities to solve business problems and improve processes.

• Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams with a delivery focus in both project and operational environments.
• Input requirements into the necessary formats for business sign off as well as into the necessary formats for development and testing cycles.


Business Analysis Skills

• Documentation and Specification Skills: the ability to create clear and concise documentation.

• Requirement Management: Take the lead in business cases, planning and monitoring, eliciting requirements, requirements organization and prioritization, translating and simplifying requirements, requirements management and communication, requirements analysis.

• Analysis Skills: Use a variety of techniques to analyze the problem and the solution. Examples include use cases, business process models, and decision models.

• Visual Modeling: The ability to create visual models, such as work-flow diagrams or wireframe prototypes

• Facilitation and Elicitation Skills: The ability to facilitate specific kinds of meetings including interviews, observations, requirement workshops, etc.

• Business Analysis Tools: Ability to use office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, and Team Foundation Services.

Technical Skills

• Have a conceptual technical understanding of databases and complex web applications.

• Comprehensive understanding of the software development lifecycle and the ability to navigate requirements throughout the lifecycle.

• Programming and database skills a plus.

Core Skills

• Communication Skills: Can facilitate working meetings, ask good questions, and listen to the answers (really listen), and absorb what is being said. The ability to be a strong communicator in a virtual setting (via conference calls or web meetings) is equally important.

• Problem-Solving Skills: Facilitate a shared understanding of the problem, the possible solutions, and determine the scope of the project.

• Critical Thinking Skills: Evaluating multiple options before helping a team settle on a solution. While discovering the problem to be solved, must listen to stakeholder needs but also critically consider those needs and ask probing questions until the real need is surfaced and understood.

• Self-Managing: Ability to proactively self-manage the IT and business analysis efforts.

About Company



Alere is a world leader in rapid diagnostics at the point of care, with a focus on cardio metabolic disease, infectious disease and toxicology. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. It started its operation in the Philippines in 2013 after it acquired Arriva Medical in 2011.

Alere operates in a fast-paced, ever-changing, fiercely competitive environment. To succeed as a high performing global enterprise, we are joining forces as One Alere – which means we strongly agree, and act on, the driving values behind our mission.

Our mission is to empower individuals to take greater control of their health under the supervision of their healthcare providers. Having an effective culture makes this possible. Our culture pillars guide how we improve quality, serve our customers, deliver products to market, create positive interactions internally and externally, and foster a work environment where all employees can be successful.

We aspire to have a healthy culture where employees thrive in the autonomy and entrepreneurial spirit our culture promotes. Our culture engages high performers, who set stretch goals and leverage strengths to achieve them. We come together with high a degree of collaboration, challenging the status quo and each other to do more, and to do better.

Our commitment is to provide all employees with tools and resources to perform their best. Every employee impacts performance. Every day.


We are on a mission to be the best at delivering reliable and actionable information through rapid diagnostic tests. Our secret advantage lies in our talented, diverse and passionate workforce. We engage high performers who focus on the customer’s needs and stretch outside their comfort zones to achieve great results. They leverage their strengths and are comfortable challenging the status quo and each other. Across the globe, highly collaborative teams are bringing innovative solutions to customers, patients and communities.

 Be part of an in-house, captive center and enjoy a casual working environment
 Offer competitive salary package
 Health benefit for you on your first day at work
 Extended health benefits for 2 of your dependents upon your regularization, for free!
 Assured Life insurance upon regularization
 100% conversion of unused SL credits
 Performance-based annual appraisal
 Free shuttle service to and from work
 Work in a community that nurtures your passion to live, work and play, values quality living and embrace forward thinking as key to a better life.

We, at Alere, support equality that encompasses fair career opportunities for our talents and strongly advocates work-life balance. Let’s indulge the A-Life!

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