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Senior Business Systems Analyst

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Corporate Operations

Job Description

As a Senior Business Systems Analyst within Cerner Government Services you will consult with stakeholders to determine solutions for core and related system requirements and projects. You will drive system changes and enhancements as well as evaluate new solutions and determine ability to deliver value to the business. In scope will be to ensure stakeholders receive the highest level of ROI on existing solutions and create complex reporting and propose additional reporting opportunities. The Senior Business/ Requirements Analyst will be responsible for supporting the elaboration, tracking, and managing of functional and non-functional requirements.

Duties and responsibilities that would fall in this role would be to support development of a Technical Requirements Plan to outline the activities and processes associated with managing, tracking and updating program requirements as well as support the development and management of functional workflows. You will maintain and update of the Requirements Traceability Matrix to support development and testing efforts. This role will allow you to facilitate discussions with technical and non–technical audiences while acting as an intermediary and translator to identify functional and technical requirements effectively identify and mitigate risks to the program. In scope will be to ensure development of quality deliverables within established schedules, collaborate with teams across the customer organization to improve processes, results, and effectiveness of requirements plans and processes. Finally, you will report progress, status and associated data/metrics associated with program requirements.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of systems management or implementation work experience
  • Familiarity with requirements management tools to include JIRA, Version 1, and HP ALM
  • Experience with varying SW development approaches including agile and waterfall
  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience defining non-functional requirements in the following areas:
    • Infrastructure
    • Data management
    • Information security /assurance
    • Role-based access management
  • Willing to travel up to 25% as needed
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the Arlington, VA area

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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