Business Systems Analyst

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Stax recently announced a strategic investment by Blue Point Capital Partners which will fuel a new chapter of growth in key areas across the firm including the expansion of our IT efforts. To support our accelerated growth, Stax is expanding our IT team and the new Business Systems Analyst will play an integral role in this growth.

 

A Business Systems Analyst plays a vital role within the firm and is presented with tremendous opportunities for professional development and personal growth. As the Business Systems Analyst, your role will be to help the organization continuously identify opportunities for improvement, design (with the internal client) and implement the improvement strategies. Between the growth of the firm and the pace of change with new technologies, this opportunity will be critical at Stax, and invaluable to the success of our people and the organization overall. If you have a bias for action, an affinity for ideas, and a drive to provide results, you will thrive in this role.

 

During your time at Stax, you’ll consistently face intellectually challenging projects in support of our Executive Leadership team and work closely with financial planning, marketing, and business development. You will have exposure to our CEO, President, COO, and executive leadership.

 

You’ll also have incredible opportunities to jump-start your career. Our staff works side-by-side with—and learns from—some of the smartest people in the business. Our entrepreneurial approach to work and broad client base creates immediate opportunities for exposure to many top-tier professionals, providing enormous potential for career progression.

 

Life at Stax is unique - our goal is to empower and challenge employees, while supporting a reasonable work-life balance. No question: you’ll work hard. However, we value your time. As such, we give you ample opportunity for professional and personal development, allowing great people and teams to grow as well as get involved in our communities.

 

Stax works with clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to the largest LBO firms globally. Working across a wide spectrum of industries on short-term engagements designed to last 4-12 weeks.

 

At Stax, we have a clear mission: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. From such diversity and inclusion comes our unique innovation and actionable insights.

 

WHY STAX

  • High-profile engagements with the largest and most recognizable private equity firms globally, the leadership teams of their PE-backed companies, hedge funds, and investment banks.
  • Associates, consultants, and managers are supported by our unique business model with integrated international teams that deliver research, data, analysis, and overnight support to allow you more time to think.
  • Content-focused environment which can nourish your analytically driven opinion.
  • Opportunities for personal growth and career development based on the merits of your work – the chance to have more than a 2-3-year stint – real upward mobility.
  • Good people who genuinely care about the firm’s success and are consistently exploring ways to improve and build upon its accomplishments.

We offer competitive compensation that rewards strong performance and solid career development through mentorship and coaching opportunities. In addition, we offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family, 401(k) savings plan with company matching, 3 weeks of vacation, life and disability insurance, generous parental leave, pre-tax transit benefits, mobile phone stipend, wellness reimbursement, charitable gift matching, and more. 

Responsibilities

The Business Systems Analyst helps guide the business in improving processes, products, services, and software through data analysis. You will straddle the line between IT and the business to help bridge the gap and improve efficiency. The Business Systems Analyst partners closely with employees from all levels at Stax to analyze processes, generate requirements, and execute projects to meet those requirements. You will conduct full project lifecycle and application ownership including gathering requirements, planning activities, and design. You will be the voice of the user in guiding improvements in systems and processes.

Specifically, in this role you will:

  • Manage stakeholders, users, and conduct requirement workshops.
  • Locate and define new process improvements and streamline repetitive tasks.
  • Perform impact analysis and gap analysis.
  • Perform ROI and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Prepare and present business case to executive leadership.
  • Prepare BRD, FRD, and ensure all requirements are met in the delivered solution.
  • Map processes, use cases, and prepare present the business case.
  • Plan, design, configure, create, and execute test cases and training material.
  • Work with data analysts to ensure good data hygiene throughout our software portfolio.
  • Provide support for and manage application portfolio.
  • Plan, design, configure, and implement systems.
  • Create and maintain application runbooks.
  • Adhere to and maintain IT controls including audits of those controls.
  • Take ownership of issues, independently prioritize, and move between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence to meet the needs of our users.
  • Self-motivate to learn and understand data, business processes, concepts, and technologies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated academic excellence, ideally in a discipline such as Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, or Statistics.
  • 3-4 years of proven working experience as a Business Analyst or application owner.
  • Technical expertise regarding capturing and documenting work and data flows, application design development and implementation, application configuration, and process optimization.
  • Strong understanding of IPsec, IT Controls, SOC, and PII.
  • Adept at queries, report writing, and presenting findings.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with enterprise applications (ERP, Contract management Systems, CRM, UCaaS, SaaS, VoIP, and other applications.)
  • Lean, Six Sigma, DMAIC, Root Cause analysis, Decision analysis, Incident management, Risk management.
  • Waterfall, agile/scrum, or other rapid development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft ecosystem and Microsoft Office.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter with an intellectual curiosity and teamwork capabilities.
  • Excellent critical thinking, understanding of business research and analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with a project base consulting business is a big plus.

 

This position is in our Boston location.

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