Functional Analyst Job Description

Functional Analyst Job Description

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Functional analyst provides support for the applications and integration points with other systems to ensure business processes are maintained in a non-disruptive manner.

Functional Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collaborates with developers, UX, QA, Project Managers to develop and improve processes
Collaborates with developers, IA, QA, Project Managers to develop and improve processes
Ensure all risks and issues that affect the project are raised following set processes and are actioned appropriately
Bring knowledge and expertise of data systems and analytics to various functional areas to solve related business issues and/or improve processes
Help various functional areas design appropriate analytics models – understand the processes and challenges facing a given functional area
Provide review and input into other deliverables as appropriate
Participate and support project team members through the project lifecycle (inception through transition)
Utilize analysis tools such as data flow diagrams, process models and data models
Facilitate the transition of the requirements to the QA team
Ability to scope and provide project estimates

Functional Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Functional Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, PT, CMD, IO, CE, SAP, IIBA, PMP, II, IAT

Education for Functional Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the functional analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Technical, Computer Science, Education, Business, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Associates, Economics, Finance

Skills for Functional Analyst

Desired skills for functional analyst include:

Processes and methods
Integration points and technology processes are critical to success in this role
SQL
Underlying Oracle tables
BPMN
Processes
Sales and Distribution
Materials Management
PLM module
Production planning and manufacturing

Desired experience for functional analyst includes:

Provide input into process improvement activities
Assist other disciplines on as needed basis
Serve as a subject matter expert for the internal team and provide input into other deliverables as appropriate
Device diagrams and flows to illustrate steps and describe logical operational steps of the system
Create system requirements specifications using Use Cases and supplementary documentation
Identifies client training needs, create training plans, develop training materials, and conducts training sessions that drive system adoption

Functional Analyst Examples

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Functional Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a functional analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for functional analyst
  • Defining testing requirements together with the Quality Assurance (QA) and Testing team the Clients
  • The ability to persuade and engage in business dialogue whilst supporting Stakeholders
  • The ability to understand Data Models
  • The ability to work in virtual teams and in matrixed organisation
  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent qualification and / or relevant work experience)
  • Responsible for the Quality Assurance of project deliverables and ensuring timely delivery against milestones for key artefacts Functional Specification Document (FSD) overall management of product backlog
  • Order, other details are clear
  • Provide assistance to the project management process and review the monthly report
  • Support the analytic needs of the business by using data from various sources
  • Support delivery across multiple IT delivery methodologies
Qualifications for functional analyst
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles
  • Translates user requirements into system specifications, configuration management plans, life cycle management
  • Fluent spoken and written English, any other language will be a plus
  • 2 years in functional/business analyst function
  • Experience of web application development or management is a plus
  • The candidate shall provide business analysis support and broad functional expertise related to information technology (IT) project management office (PMO) support areas including but not limited to strategic communications, business process improvement, project management, program management, and operational change management
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Functional Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a functional analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for functional analyst
  • Provide support with the Financial Month-End Close processes and resolving customer issues within the Oracle EBS environment
  • Help the IPSD team mine, and clean data needed for analytic projects of various levels of complexity – create repeatable and sustainable solutions
  • Ability to go beyond the normal boundaries of a system to derive extended meaning from a system’s data
  • Creates and maintains product records [60%]
  • Applies significant attention to record detail and quality by following established standard operating procedures
  • Engages staff outside of team to gather product data and confirms product content validity, through verbal and electronic communications
  • Executes routine and ad hoc reports to inform senior leadership about the Client’s intellectual property inventory, including metrics
  • Establishes and maintains a physical product archive to provide insights into products, including version control and historical reference [10%]
  • Maintains and updates warehouse product catalog descriptions [10%]
  • Monitors and supports correspondence between warehouse and Centers and provides support where appropriate, requiring diplomatic communication with government and other contractors
Qualifications for functional analyst
  • You ensure that the service identification and approval process is followed
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of enterprise applications or of SAP functional domains and related solutions
  • Serve as Requirements Analyst for all assigned modules
  • Experience with JSON, XML and HTML and other web technology standards recommended
  • Familiar with API-based application exchange
  • Bachelor Degree or pursuit of Bachelor Degree desired
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Functional Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a functional analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for functional analyst
  • Duties may include assisting in the preparation of management reports, presentation graphics, and support the development of contract deliverables and reports
  • Manage and analyze SAWD data
  • Author manuscripts, modules, presentations, and other documents that meet the needs of SAWD
  • Support the successful implementation of critical business projects through effective business analysis design and delivery of process improvements for our business partners
  • Upload financial and non financial data to Apptio
  • Act as a functional expert for applicable systems/applications
  • Identify and analyze options to deliver defined requirements and make recommendations
  • Partner with business stakeholder groups to define and document business and operations requirements
  • Partner with Project Manager in the definition and management of the User Acceptance Testing
  • Providing 2nd level support to the business users via tickets received from the Service Desk – including service, incident and change requests
Qualifications for functional analyst
  • One year experience and/or internship experience developing interactive web applications and/or websites
  • Have strong customer focus – internal and external customers
  • Ability to travel as needed to other IPSD facilities – Texas, UK, primarily
  • Individual will need to be agile
  • Have the ability to handle multiple work streams at once
  • Have the ability to manage changes in project priority
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Functional Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of functional analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for functional analyst
  • Ability to work with stakeholders and document process improvements for existing business processes
  • Knowledge of Business Requirements Processes
  • Processes RA claims and correspondence between NAVSEA, the employee and other parties related to RA events, status and ongoing review
  • This candidate is at the forefront of the Accounting Close process leading our Finance Systems to successful completions of the Accounting Close, including Month End and Year End processes
  • Managing documentation including ‘as-is’ and ‘to be’ process diagrams and architecture diagrams, ensuring that delivery fulfills business requirements
  • Recommending improvements and implementing them where possible
  • Providing insights to drive ongoing optimization, supporting the implementation of business solutions and comparing actual site launch results to expected results
  • Convert Classic view to Navigator view
  • Provide expertise and guidance to project team on Kronos best practices and functionality
  • Maintain productivity according to project schedule
Qualifications for functional analyst
  • Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, Power Point, ), Microsoft Visio (Process Drawings)
  • Candidate should have at 5 to 8 years of experience in IT Service Management
  • Candidate will be responsible for understanding organizational change techniques and should be competent at building relationships with stakeholders to facilitate the execution of the project plans
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related scientific or technical discipline required
  • Candidates without a degree must have a total of 9 years general experience and 4 years of specialized experience
  • Must be able to collaborate with customers to define, identify, and produce metrics and/or analysis on a wide variety of topics
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Functional Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of functional analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for functional analyst
  • Use and maintaining accurate project / work-package / trial / location / study planning in support of functional resourcing (FTEs/OOPs), reporting (via BI/ Cognos /Tableau/Visualization tools), continuous forecasting and business cycles
  • Validation of resource drivers, drive data accuracy, support E2E OOPs adjustment process (as applicable), reconciling and maintaining data accuracy for all systems, support process questions around 1-Supply, time reporting and mismatch re-conciliation and any other reporting as needed
  • Analyzes functional requirements for initiatives that do not require a change to the core IT&S infrastructure or present significant technical or operational risk
  • Develops test cases, test data, traceability matrix, and metrics to ensure all testing requirements are met and documented
  • Provides defect reports and input to final test assessment
  • Develop domain knowledge to enhance our product solution
  • Build and maintain automated tests and test data
  • Plan and perform test activities
  • Interact with developers, product owners, other functional analysts and other teams to ensure delivery of a sound solution
  • The Functional Area Analyst must have experience with the analysis of business, functional, technical, activities, and events
Qualifications for functional analyst
  • Experience in requirement and design management tooling and traceability
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum, flowcharts, ERD’s, data models, pseudo code, user stories (UML), lifecycles
  • Experience in review techniques is preferred
  • Experience in microbiology laboratory environment is preferred
  • System development experience is necessary
  • Familiar with ISO 13485 and or FDA 21 CFR Part 820 and an accompanying QMS is preferred

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