The Functional Analyst is a member of the team of software professionals responsible for the analysis, design, programming, testing and maintenance of the MIPS software products. He/she delivers quality analysis, that meets the standards and expectations of the company, customers and other stakeholders. He/she has a good analytic-synthetic mind and able to translate it into a comprehensible framework for colleagues and team members.
The Functional Analyst possesses large general MIPS software product knowledge and is an expert in his/her domain and assigned products. Can work completely independently and is often assigned complex and mission critical problems.The Functional Analyst is responsible for identifying and collecting the functional needs of MIPS customers by working closely with the Product Manager, by attending user groups, visiting customers... Translating requirements into a functional design is the main task and expertise, so the development team has the required input to build the required software first time right.
Translate customers’ needs into a functional design based on the requirements provided by product management.
Take initiative to have the functional design challenged/validated.
Clarify the functional design to the development and test team.
Collaborate with the product manager, sales, customer services, support, user groups and the customers themselves to fully understand the needs.
Be proactive in building up relationships with the above stakeholders.
Deliver according the agreed timelines, requirements and quality.
Collaborate with the test team on test cases and scenarios that cover the functional design, by preference prior to the start of the developments
Collaborate with the technical authoring team so the functional specifications are included in the end user manuals and release notes.
Translate customer needs into functional design specifications.
Monitor and endeavour to improve the process of developing our target product(s)
Expand your own knowledge of the product range and assist others where possible
Be aware of the Company’s product delivery and software development plans and your responsibilities therein
Willing to travel in Europe (1-2d twice a month)
Master or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent through experience
Master of Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent through experience
Background in biomedical science or medical technical lab technician is required
Software development environments and processes
Knowledge of pathology workflows is a plus
Knowledge of integration and hospital invoicing is a plus
Very good knowledge of French and English. Knowledge of Dutch not required but nice as additional language
Capable of communicating fluently with all stakeholders (lab technicians, developers, testers, sales, customer service, support, …)
Able to collaborate within a team of Development and Test Team Leaders
Able to work autonomously
Able to plan and execute according to agreed product roadmap
Able to deliver constantly according to agreed timelines, requirements and quality
Creative and solution oriented
Communicative and team player
Experience with analysis methodologies
Experience with LIS or LIMS is an advantage
Experience in a software product environment
Licenses & Certifications