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Kelly Services BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST in Boston, Massachusetts

BH: 3473775


NOTE If your experience is not in this area of specialty, please refrain from sending your resume.

Our Client is expanding and currently seeks a


For a 6+ month assignment with possible extensions!!

LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts * 100% - REMOTE!! *

Leverage your BUSINESS ANALYSIS and AGILE skills

to help take your career with our Client to the "Next Level" for 2021 and beyond!

Our Client is seeking a Business Systems Analyst with Agile Project Management skills. The ideal candidate will have a mix of business analysis, Agile Project Management, and technical skills and should be able to effectively communicate with business, vendors, and IT teams. Our current project includes environment migration and upgrades for the High Performance Computing platform from SGE to Slurm and from on-prem to a collocated facility.

Job Responsibilities:

-Understand strategic business objectives and work with stakeholders to consolidate technical feature requirements.

-Collaborate with internal cross functional teams, experts including Regulatory, IT Quality, Security, compliance, and customer service to deliver successfully on user engagement.

-Actively participates with other members of the delivery team (Product Manager, Product Owners, System Architects, QA Analysts, and other BA’s) to create solutions that meet

business needs in an Agile setting (i.e., scrum events, collocated team, etc.)

-Works with the team to decompose requirements into stories, uncover associated workflows, data and business rules as well as define acceptance criteria.

-Learn new concepts, systems, and processes in support of business goals.

-Under the direction of Sr. Business Analysts, develop and participate in the SDLC documentation of business/functional requirements gathering.

-Schedule and coordinate meetings to communicate direction and assignments of work to be completed.

-Closely Assist Testing Centre of Excellence team in the development of Test Plans and Test cases.

-Participate and understand best practices for QA, regression and UAT efforts.

-Conducts design walkthroughs, demos, and functionality feedback sessions with internal and external stakeholders.

-Moves project forward by stepping into other functional roles (testing, iteration management, etc.), when applicable.

-Mentors/trains other new functional and delivery team members on Agile Methodology.

-Helps build standards and best practices.

-Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately.

-Gather day-to-day functional details to assist with decision making.

-Communicate progress, issues, and risks to senior leadership.

-Contribute new ideas to the roadmap.

-Understand Agile principles, guide and coach teams/individuals on using Agile/Scrum practices.

-Work closely with Product owner and development team to facilitate effective sprints and ensuring that stories are ready for the upcoming sprint.

-Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, therefore mitigating risks.

-Arrange daily standups, facilitate story grooming, coordinate sprint demos, planning and retrospectives.

-Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.

-Excellent listening and problem solving skills.


-3-5 years of Business Analyst/Scrum Master experience working in GxP environments.

-Experience with variety of work management tools like JIRA, SharePoint, etc.

-Experience with ITSM tools like ServiceNow.

-Experience with GxP - SDLC documentation which follows Agile methodology or continuous improvement.

-Prior Life Sciences, Biotech or pharmaceutical industry experience required.

-Strong project management and business analysis skills.

-Can work independently.

-Excellent communication skills.

Helpful Skills:

-An understating of Linux and Parallel Computing Environments preferred.


  • 4 year degree required OR equivalent work experience.

  • There is no per diem with this position

  • There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.

  • MUST be able to work without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position


Why Kelly ® ?

By partnering with Kelly® Technology, you’ll have direct connections to top companies around the globe—giving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. We’re here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.