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13 Oct 2020

Full-Time Business Analyst I – Posted by Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Business Analyst I
Chicago, IL

The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America’s physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation.  To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization.  Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Business Analyst Ion our Health Solutions team. As a part of the team, you will work with end users to understand their business needs, investigate options and prepare requirements for a systems solution.  Analyze and document descriptions of user needs, including business processes, work flows, data flows, use cases, and other requirements.  Work with application developers to design program specifications, including the functions and steps required to develop or modify the systems to meet end user requirements.  Assist in the estimation process and the testing and implementation of the systems solutions.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the collection and consolidation of required information and data.  Develop specifications for solutions that fulfill business requirements. Define and validate test requirements. Participate in requirement review sessions. Assure that all products, requirements, and design deliverables adhere to design consistency, reusability, and maintainability standards.
  • Work with the designated team lead to provide operational system support to end users. Participate in technology renewal activities to ensure long-term maintainability of systems and reduce risk of technology obsolescence.
  • Work with the team lead in ‘break-fix’ issue resolution efforts.  Assist with root-cause analysis to determine underlying problems and make recommendations for short and long term solutions. Assist in proper validation to ensure that issues have been resolved.
  • Report project status regularly to team lead.  Raise all concerns, issues and risks to management.  Recognize and identify potential areas where existing procedures require re- engineering, or where new ones need to be developed.  Share intellectual knowledge. development team members. Maintain requirements documentation based on SDLC. Enhance professional and technical knowledge through formal and informal training sessions.

Other Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Completes other tasks and projects as directed.


  • BS or BA degree required, preferably in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with state-of-the-art information systems and technology as it pertains to business applications and processes. Experience in evaluating new technology and how it can improve business processes. Must have experience documenting business systems problems and be able to provide recommendations and research of industry trends, business products, performance analysis, and feasibility.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in business systems requirements analysis and creation. Use case creation, workflow and data flow modeling, and software design in a client/server or web environment with object modeling tools is optional.
  • Able to express technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
  • PC skills to include expert use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project, Visio and JIRA.

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology.  Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply for the position at The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.


How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 83 days.

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