Akamai Technologies, Inc Business Systems Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Business Systems Analyst

Cambridge, United States


Corporate IT

Feb 11, 2019 Post Date

015712 Requisition #

About Akamai

If you use the Internet for anything – to check sports scores, book a hotel, track an order, or watch a movie trailer online – you've probably used Akamai's services without even knowing it. Akamai is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. We play a critical role in getting content from providers to consumers by using our computational and network power to transform the chaotic Internet into a predictable, scalable, and secure business platform for more than 2,000 enterprises. Akamai is “The Trusted Choice for Online Business.”

About the Team

A key ingredient to Akamai's success has been an exceptional and efficient level of customer service and support, throughout a customer's life cycle – through initial contacts, pre-sales consultation, contracting and integration, upgrades, event support, and strategic consultation. Our team supports Akamai's customer-facing personnel in delivering this service and efficiency level, via a diverse array of enterprise applications. We are a dynamic, global team, with team members in Cambridge, MA and Bangalore, India. We work on automating the workflows and processes for various departments in the enterprise. By creating a common framework of enterprise applications, we have a direct impact on Akamai's continued growth, while saving millions of dollars.

About the Job

As a Business Systems Analyst, you will work in a global, fast-paced environment and provide significant individual contribution to enterprise applications, serving as a liaison between stakeholders and the delivery teams. You will be responsible for understanding business priorities, gathering, analyzing and documenting business requirements, working with the delivery team to deliver solutions, and coordinating/communicating with business stakeholders on testing/rollout.


• Act as a liaison among stakeholders to analyze, prioritize, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes and workflows.

• Understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

• Create comprehensive, accurate business and functional requirements and present them clearly to the stakeholders and delivery team.

• Work with Developers, Architects, Development Managers, Business Stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of a high-quality overall solution that meets business requirements.

• Support users on issues they may face with enterprise applications, helping take them to resolution.

• Develop an understanding of applications, understand the data model and its mapping to the various business processes.

• Be adaptive and responsive. Be productive quickly in a new environment that is fast-paced. Learn new processes and multiple technologies. “Roll up your sleeves” and do what needs to be done in a timely manner.

Required Education and Experience:

  • 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS or its equivalent

Required Skills

* 2+ years of experience as a Business Systems Analyst, performing similar BSA roles for ERP/CRM/enterprise-class systems

  • 1+ years of experience writing business and functional requirements, test cases

  • 1+ years of experience working with business stakeholders and technical teams on delivering new systems functionality as well as troubleshooting issues

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills

  • Good knowledge of SDLC and business process

  • Experience working with Salesforce.com

  • Skilled use of Microsoft Office presentation, analysis and reporting tools, particularly Project, PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • PMP Certification

  • Training in Quality Processes like ISO/CMM

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.