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Sr. Business Analyst

Location:  Park West 
Requisition #:  33758


Are you looking to make a difference in your work? Have more meaning? Give back to the community? Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been voted a top 100 company to work for fourteen consecutive years, offers competitive packages, cutting edge technologies, meaningful and fulfilling work and the opportunity to continue to grow your skill level! Children's has a rare opportunity to have a  Sr. Business Analyst join our permanent team! The Sr. Business Analyst is a consultant level requirements expert serves as liaison between functional business areas (Clinical, Administrative, Finance, Technology, etc.) and a technical or non-technical project team. Interviews end users and stakeholders to determine and manage requirements for a project, program or initiative and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, and partners. This role will lead complex requirement elicitation sessions, mentor, and train other requirements analysts or analysts within the role.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related discipline, or the equivalent technical training and work experience required
  • No professional certifications required
  • Lean or Six Sigma preferred
  • Minimum five+ years of experience in eliciting and documenting technical/non-technical requirements and business analysis experience
  • Minimum five+ years of experience using analytical, process mapping, testing and other tools/systems for business analysis purposes
  • Consulting background highly preferred
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience leading multi-day requirements gathering workshop
  • Executive level presentation abilities
  • Excellent oral presentation, facilitation, and documentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently to resolve issues in a timely manner   
  • Technical ability to understand complex systems        
  • Ability to think organization-wide
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently in a demanding, dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in Business Analysis skillsets such as: stake holder analysis, assisting with the business case development, eliciting/organizing and managing business and technical requirements, process and workflow design, requirement validation
  • An understanding of current project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing analytical tools, surveys, verbal feedback, focus groups, and other communication measurement tools ·

1. Performs business analysis

  • Serves as liaison between functional business area and project team.
  • Identifies and interviews end users/stakeholders to determine requirements.
  • Utilizes a variety of elicitation methods including: interviews, JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions, surveys, brainstorming sessions, storyboarding, prototyping/wire framing, and use cases.
  • Mentors and trains within business analysis role and helps to further define the role and improve processes.

 2. Requirement documentation

  • Clearly states what the system will/should do, with no vagueness and ambiguity.
  • Creates clear, concise definition and requirements documentation.
  • Models the essential business workflow and the data or technology needed to support those workflows utilizing: use cases, flow charts, activity diagrams, swim lanes, etc.
  • Addresses details such as: functional requirements, interface requirements, performance requirements, and design constraints/limitations.
  • Structures documentation using an accepted format
  • Conducts peer reviews, monitoring quality of documentation across the team.

3. Requirement management and validation

  • Leads the prioritization of requirements to help manage overall project scope.
  • Manages requirement change throughout design/build.
  • Develops necessary validation plan and scripts.
  • Validates solution/build against requirements for completion.

4. Task/Initiative Ownership

  • Leads work efforts in order to accomplish common goals defined by leadership. 
  • Coordinates with various business and technical teams to complete task/initiative. 
  • Reports status and escalates issues/needs to leadership.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Not Present
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Not Present
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  2800 Century Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA  30345
Function:  Information Technology - Business Intelligence

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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