Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
    M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Business Analyst acts as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working within IT or other technology centric project teams.  The Business Analyst collects, clarifies and translates business requirements into documentation, user stories, and conceptual designs from which applications and solutions are developed. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Works with departments to elicit high-level requirements and capture business needs related to projects
    • Articulates and documents the business requirements clearly
    • Assesses the risks of various solutions and prioritizes competing business demands
    • Fills the role as Product Owner in Scrum teams
    • Manages ongoing relationship with partners across IDT to drive satisfaction
    • Coordinates project delivery by participating in design/sprint reviews and walk-throughs to communicate systems designs and validate proposed solutions
    • Engages with end users to incorporate usability and user interface needs when designing systems
    • Resolves customer satisfaction issues proactively
    • Coordinates the training of functional departments regarding new software and processes, prior to implementation
    • Documents software output and process changes related to development efforts
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a science, engineering or IT related field

    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of three years of work experience required
    • Minimum of three years of work experience with oligonucleotide manufacturing processes, other operations or related field preferred
    • General understanding of software, product or process development preferred
    • Experience with Scrum/Agile and other development methodologies preferred

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Problem solving skills
    • Strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication
    • Demonstrated analytical skills
    • Basic understanding of information technology and business concepts
    • Familiarity with general business functions
    • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently

    Constant (67%-100% of work day)

    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

    Visual Acuity:

    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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