Randstad Business Analyst in Northbrook, Illinois

Business Analyst

job details:

  • location:Northbrook, IL

  • date posted:Thursday, February 14, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:670966

job description

Business Analyst

job summary:

Looking for a Business Analyst to help with ongoing business needs.

location: Northbrook, Illinois

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Assist in gathering and reporting of information, problem solving, reviewing and evaluating various reports, maintaining records and reports, providing support to internal team members.

  • Assure compliance with company policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency standards (US, EU and Japan, as needed).

  • Identify compliance issues and work with appropriate internal staff to identify and implement corrective actions.

  • Perform access review to ensure various levels of access in the RWI environment is appropriate

  • Hands on experience working with the MS SharePoint tool

  • Ensure that various appropriate infrastructure, data and tool elements, including documents, guides, manuals, policy documents, etc. are kept up to date and are available for end users.

  • Assess risk of utilizing different services used by RWI (Real World Informatics & Analytics) department (e.g. Hadoop, AmazonEMR, R, Qlik, SAS, FileExchange etc.) for real world data storage and analysis.

  • Hands on experience working with the Fresh Service tool

  • Triage and assign submitted tickets to appropriate resources

  • Main POC for user access request - provide user provision guidance (i.e., next stepts, TPA), send training URLs, etc.)

  • Perform liaison activities with contractors and managers to document TPA processes effectively.

  • Collaborate with the business's functional areas, including Information Systems, MS, and COMM Ops gathering needed information and communicates requirements.

  • Working knowledge of Clarizen project management tool to generate reports and track progress of all ongoing projects and activities in the RWI department.

  • Provide guidance to RWI team in system development lifecycle (SDLC) process to comply with established company standard SDLC procedure determined by regulatory affairs department.

  • Prepare quality plan / project plan to validate each service used by end clients according to guidelines provided by Regulatory Affairs department for real world data storage and analysis.

  • Make contributions in the development of test plans and test scripts for projects (i.e., internal project intake tool upgrade), and also perform test execution as required.

  • Assist in capturing User Requirement Specifications (URS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS), and Trace Matrix for various projects within RWI environment.

  • Review infrastructure qualification protocols and other qualification documentation as required.

  • Manage TPA requirements and ensure they are stored in authorized systems.

  • Assist team members in developing, documenting, and facilitating the user acceptance test plans to ensure fulfillment of requirements and successful project implementation.

  • Prepare and maintain user reference guidelines and documentation.

  • Identify business trends utilizing real world data through the TPA requests, and compile reports of the same and then provide to managers.

  • Implement a comprehensive plan for each tasks and hold regular meetings to keep all interested parties updated of its progress.

  • Create databases, forms, tables, spreadsheets, etc. to efficiently and accurately track assigned reports and/or tasks.

  • Write and maintain detailed written procedures for all tasks performed.

  • Manage all departmental training provisions related to data, systems and AWS cloud environment.

  • Coordinate and conduct compliance and quality training for peer, other departments or external customers as assigned.

  • Take input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately apply comments/feedback.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years related business analysis experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing Big Data Hadoop cluster.

  • Experience eliciting and developing business and system requirements.


  • Experience in the elicitation and formal management of requirements for multiple, concurrent technology projects.

  • Experience facilitating meetings and discussions.

  • Ability to think analytically to identify gaps and ensure completeness of requirements.

  • Experience in the development of business process scripts and/or hands-on experience with the configuration of business applications.

  • Candidates must understand commercial/business flow in the pharmaceutical industry.

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