Business Analyst

Job ID 2019-1683

Accounting and Finance New York, New York


Description

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

The Business Analyst position will be responsible for working with internal business stakeholders to create and design Sales/Business applications for WebMD.  These applications include Salesforce.com, Google DoubleClick for Publishers ad sever (DFP), integrations with AppNexus/Yiedex and Microsoft Dynamics GP, as well as other WebMD back office systems.   The current need is for a well-versed individual to help with defining, collecting and managing project requirements, and to monitor the status of these projects. 

Qualifications:

  • BS or BA degree or 4+ years of relevant work experience 
  • 3 + years’ experience as a Business Analyst
  • Perform analysis and translate business needs to create high-quality Functional Requirements documentation within specified time frames to solve moderately complex problems
  • Conduct thorough Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with Subject Matter Experts and Development teams to review requirements and document any additional system requirements
  • Work closely with internal customers, technical staff, and QA to ensure the developed functionality meets requirements
  • Work closely with project managers to prepare project plans and deliver status reports related to assigned tasks
  • Lead the User Acceptance Test (UAT) process which includes working with the business stakeholders, developing user acceptance test plans and test cases
  • Review test cases created by the QA teams and defects entered against the system; manage the resolution of defects with appropriate teams
  • Create workflow diagrams of the system and the proposed solution using a tool like Microsoft Visio
  • Develop and/or update product overviews, FAQs, systems-user documentation to support project implementation activities
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Jira, and Visio

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building sales/revenue applications to support the business 
  • Ability to translate requirements between the business and technical staff and convey complex ideas verbally and in written form
  • Ability to understand the sales operations, sales planning and/or ad operations business requirements and managing the process successfully
  • Ability to model sales/revenue systems processes and data modeling as required by the business
  • Proven success managing a variety of projects simultaneously from concept to completion; independently and within a team
  • Experience and knowledge of Media Industry applications desirable
  • Experience with Salesforce.com and Google DFP a plus
  • Enjoys a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and thrives on multi-tasking
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills