Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Systems Analyst (Remote)

Role Description:

The Business Systems Analyst will work in an enthusiastic and progressive team setting for IDEA, an industry leader in the Electrical Wholesale channel supporting a large and dedicated customer base.  The Business Systems Analyst will gather and translate business requirements and functions to well-organized specifications, create business use and test cases, and provide functional support for IDEA’s MDM system

Reports to: Director, Global Product Management

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in discovery meetings to gather detailed business and technical requirements
  • Document business requirements for data attributes, taxonomy, hierarchy, and workflows
  • Translate business requirements into user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Create conceptual data models, data flow documentation, and user workflow processes
  • Define test cases and develop and execute test plans for projects
  • Maintain and execute test plans for system regression testing
  • Maintain a full understanding of IDEA’s data model
  • Maintain a full understanding of IDEA’s MDM functionality
  • Maintain documentation on business processes supported by IDEA Connector℠
  • Maintain IDEA Connector℠ system documentation:  data dictionary, business rules, load and extract templates
  • Identify, research and track IDEA Connector℠ issues identified internally and by customer


  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication, as well as analytical, research, documentation, and problem-solving skills
  • Operates well independently and in team settings often under minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact with individuals at different levels within and outside the company
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Occasional overnight business travel may be required

Education and Experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or an engineering field.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel, Word
  • Proficiency in SQLServer,
  • Experience in defining use cases
  • Experience in creating and executing test plans
  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum project management methodologies
  • MDM experience, EnterWorks preferred

Please forward your resume and cover letter to