Business Systems Analyst in Deerfield, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Baxter International   •  

Deerfield, IL 60015

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 46 days ago


  • Analyze, design, implement and own global R&D IT solutions with focus on scientific and engineering R&D in regulatory environment
  • Provide analytical, validation, qualification, change management and administration support for R&D IT tools and applications
  • Collaborate with end-users and management to define and document business needs
  • Identify cross-functional impact of process changes and enhancements, facilitate solutions to meet organization goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with other departments and teams to identify, diagnose, and solve system issues

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Gather, analyze and document business objectives, specifications, and requirements for medium and large sized systems based on business need and intended use
  • Evaluate, plan, design, test and execute computer validation activities for system implementations and change controls
  • Develop test plans, execute unit system test cases and scripts, facilitate user acceptance testing, provide end user support
  • Assist with troubleshooting, escalation and reporting of application issues, manage issue tracking, develop contingency plans, perform risk analysis
  • Manage vendors and third part providers
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including project schedule and budgets
  • Perform tasks with minimum direction, independently manage complex problems and guide others


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant Life Science / Computer Science field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Life Science / Pharma industry working with scientific systems in validated environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as business analyst in Life Science or Pharma environment focused on scientific systems in regulatory/validated environment
  • Practical experience with GxP, CFR 21 Part 11 and computer systems validation.
  • R&D laboratory environment experience, working knowledge of Empower, OpenLab, LIMS or Electronic Lab Notebook systems is preferred
  • Practical experience with project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, critical thinking ability
  • Sense of urgency with strong follow-up skills, ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities, attention to detail and strong organization skills are essential
  • Ability to work with diverse teams in global setting and demonstrate leadership competencies and vital behaviors.
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills, leadership competencies and vital behaviors
  • Ability to understand and work across multiple business domains in support of projects
  • Ability to interact with business users, project managers, senior management, outsourced service providers, and vendors
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, able to work with minimum direction, high level of initiative and energy
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point).

Valid Through: 2019-10-1