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(IS/IT) - Business Analyst Resource I JP1613 in Northbrook, IL at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job ID: 51419

(IS/IT) - Business Analyst Resource I

If you are looking for a company where you can change a life, make a dream come true, and light the way for a better tomorrow, our company is the place where you can shine.  We offer a different kind of work culture. A high standard of ethics is mandatory. Quality is our pledge. Diversity is valued. Individual initiative is rewarded. Our company offers an environment where our employees can make a real difference.



  • Assist in gathering and reporting of information, problem solving, reviewing and evaluating various reports, maintaining records and reports, providing support to internal team members. 
  • Assure compliance with the company’s policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency standards (US, EU and Japan, as needed). 
  • Identify compliance issues and work with appropriate our internal staff to identify and implement corrective actions. 
  • Perform access review to ensure various levels of access in the RWI environment is appropriate 


  • Hands on experience working with the MS SharePoint tool 
  • Ensure that various appropriate infrastructure, data and tool elements, including documents, guides, manuals, policy documents, etc. are kept up to date and are available for end users. 
  • Assess risk of utilizing different services used by our RWI (Real World Informatics & Analytics) department (e.g. Hadoop, AmazonEMR, R, Qlik, SAS, FileExchange etc.) for real world data storage and analysis. 


  • Hands on experience working with the Fresh Service tool 
  • Triage and assign submitted tickets to appropriate resources 
  • Main POC for user access request – provide user provision guidance (i.e., next stepts, TPA), send training URLs, etc.) 
  • Perform liaison activities with contractors and managers to document TPA processes effectively. 
  • Collaborate with the business’s functional areas, including Information Systems, MS, and COMM Ops gathering needed information and communicates requirements. 


  • Working knowledge of Clarizen project management tool to generate reports and track progress of all ongoing projects and activities in the RWI department. 
  • Provide guidance to RWI team in system development lifecycle (SDLC) process to comply with established company standard SDLC procedure determined by our regulatory affairs department. 
  • Prepare quality plan / project plan to validate each service used by end clients according to guidelines provided by our Regulatory Affairs department for real world data storage and analysis. 
  • Make contributions in the development of test plans and test scripts for projects (i.e., internal project intake tool upgrade), and also perform test execution as required. 
  • Assist in capturing User Requirement Specifications (URS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS), and Trace Matrix for various projects within RWI environment. 
  • Review infrastructure qualification protocols and other qualification documentation as required. 
  • Manage TPA requirements and ensure they are stored in authorized systems. 
  • Assist team members in developing, documenting, and facilitating the user acceptance test plans to ensure fulfillment of requirements and successful project implementation. 
  • Prepare and maintain user reference guidelines and documentation. 


  • Identify business trends utilizing real world data through the TPA requests, and compile reports of the same and then provide to managers. 
  • Implement a comprehensive plan for each tasks and hold regular meetings to keep all interested parties updated of its progress. 
  • Create databases, forms, tables, spreadsheets, etc. to efficiently and accurately track assigned reports and/or tasks. 
  • Write and maintain detailed written procedures for all tasks performed. 
  • Manage all departmental training provisions related to data, systems and AWS cloud environment. 
  • Coordinate and conduct compliance and quality training for peer, other departments or external customers as assigned. 
  • Take input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately apply comments/feedback.


  • Must Have
    • Technical Skills
    • Fresh Service Tool Experience
    • Help Desk Management Experience
    • Project Management
    • SharePoint
  • Nice to Have
    • Education
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Technical Skills
    • System Implementation Experience

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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