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Business Analyst - Laboratory & Scientific Informatics

Job Location: CA - San Francisco, FL - Orlando, FL - Tampa, GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, IN - Indianapolis, MA - Boston, MI - Detroit, MN - Minneapolis, NC - Raleigh, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Berwyn, PA - Philadelphia, TX - Houston, VA - Arlington

Job Number: 00675827


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Location: Negotiable

Do you want to work where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology? Join Accenture Scientific Informatics Services and help our clients apply digital technologies to revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes.
Accenture Scientific Informatics Services combines the scientific and laboratory informatics expertise of LabAnswer with Accenture’s strategic and business consulting capabilities, industry platforms, innovation approach and global scale to help transform how scientific and laboratory processes are conducted across a variety of industries—helping make them faster, more efficient and more effective than ever before.
Leveraging digital technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, analytics and cloud, in combination with a fundamental redesign of the scientific user experience, Accenture Scientific Informatics Services helps organizations better capture, manage, integrate and analyze complex scientific data. This can improve the discovery and manufacturing of new products, improve quality, ensure compliance, reduce time to market and improve operational efficiency.
As an Accenture Scientific Informatics Services consultant you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading US companies and government agencies utilize. We offer a generous compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.

Job Description:
Under minimal supervision from a more senior business analyst:
• Create high-quality user and functional requirements
• Create use cases
• Schedule meetings, document meeting notes and distribute meeting notes to invitees
• Track defects
• Participate in interviews, site visits and facilitated sessions with business Users
• Initiate required regulatory and SDLC documentation
• Collect information regarding and monitor progress of business analysis activities
• Create as-is and to-be narratives
• Create and manage gap documentation
• Contribute to the creation and maintenance of a requirements traceability matrix
• Coordinate defect triage
• Identify business needs for laboratory informatics solutions
• Perform research of mild, moderate or high complexity into business processes, SOPs, system documentation and work instructions
• Facilitate one-on-one or small group interviews with business users
• Identify opportunities for business process improvement, including changes required to successfully adopt new laboratory informatics solutions
• Provide estimates for workstream activities, including dependencies, to the Project Manager
• Identify, manage and resolve risks and issues related to the workstream
• Provide Project Manager with status updates, activity progress and schedule updates
• Maintain excellent client relationships
• Review and estimate change requests
• Create and maintain SDLC documentation 
• Contribute to all areas of system implementation including but not limited to vendor interaction, system compatibility, change control, qualification, deployment, and training 
• Work with project teams to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements such as FDA, CAPA, CLIA, GxP, HL7 as well as internal policies and processes 
• Analyze requirements to determine priority and business value
• Create and deliver training materials to end users
• Collect and monitor progress on project activities from resources
• Determine and document overall workstream approach
• Plan and estimate activities within the workstream 
• Provide leadership for all resources within a specific workstream including client, vendor, consultants and associates 
• Facilitate medium size group workshops with business users
• Perform stakeholder identification and analysis
• With business stakeholders, implement business process improvements
• Determine if defects are valid and disposition them

Basic Qualifications:

• Ability to travel 50% on average, annually, with peak periods

• 4 Year degree in an applicable field

• 3-5 Years of experience in Laboratory Informatics projects

• 3-5 Years of experience working in regulated environments

• Expert understanding of a single lab type, single industry and single system type

Preferred Qualifications:

• 3-5 Years of consulting experience

• Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities.

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