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IT Lead Business Analyst, Legal and Compliance (R446304)


Compliance Officer



Portage, Michigan, United States

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Job Description Summary:

The Lead Business Analyst is responsible for understanding business needs and processes and to act as a partnered liaison between the business and the technical team. He/She will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to IT, the business, and process owners, in identifying opportunities for technology. He/She is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with the Corporate Functions teams, primarily focused on Legal & Compliance. He/She is responsible for understanding business processes, prioritizing work, eliciting and documenting requirements, and coordinating communication among various business groups and IT technical teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the Corporate Functions Legal & Compliance teams.

  • Partner with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems, and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements.

  • Improve the business analysis function by identifying opportunities to make things more efficient, mentoring junior business analysts, and continuously educating yourself on best practices.

  • Define tangible use cases that align desired technology output to objectives.

  • Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.

  • Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IT technical teams.

  • Effectively elicit and document requirements and user testing scenarios in accordance with SDLC processes, and that result in technology designed to support the needs of the stakeholder.

  • Support effective organizational change management of technology implementations.

  • Manage monthly or quarterly enhancement release timelines and system changes.

Education and Special Trainings:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or Computer Information Systems preferred

  • Qualification in Business Analysis or equivalent preferred

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience required

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.

  • Experience with process mapping is required.

  • Experience documenting complex processes and presenting them in a clear and understandable format is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand, evaluate and recommend changes to business processes is required.

  • Experience working with high level business stakeholders is required.

  • Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies is preferred.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to understand, analyze and report on financial data

  • Proven ability to build team cohesion and motivate people

  • Self-motivated and organized with a strong desire to succeed

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