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ComLIMS Business Analyst

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With over 30,000 staff in more than 400 laboratories across 41 countries, Eurofins Scientific is the world leader in food and biopharma product testing. It is also number one in the world in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, pharma discovery services and central laboratory services.

Its Group Service Center is located in Brussels (Auderghem), and we are looking to expand our team with a:


Overall objectives:

The ComLIMS Applications have been developed internally and allow rapid and efficient integration of laboratories into the Eurofins Group.

The main objectives of this position, ComLIMS Business Analyst, are:

  • to follow up on the complete lifecycle of ComLIMS B2I features from specification to release, in an Agile environment;
  • to manage data analysis / BI projects and perform ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) on ComLIMS Data for our stakeholders and user community;
  • to manage interfaces between ComLIMS B2I and other applications (specifications, integration tests, service contracts…)


Specific assignments:

1. Product management

Support of Product Owner role:

  • Organization of user requirements gathering workshops, surveys and other requirements elicitations techniques with users and partners
  • Creation of user requirements and user stories
  • Creation of mockups for various user interface panels/screens
  • Active collaboration with development team, other Business Analysts and QA Engineers
  • Verification of “Done” status of implemented user stories
  • Ability to challenge constructively both development and QA team members, including offshore team members

End-User training/support

  • Production of How-to manual and of knowledge base articles
  • Presentations and training sessions on new developments made available to end users
  • Follow-up bug and incident resolution (level 3 support)


2. Interface Management

Management of cross-application requirements

  • Periodical checks on existing requirements, creation & updates of requirements
  • Production of service contracts or interface specifications

Chairing or participating in interface meetings with other applications representatives

  • Production of meeting minutes
  • Follow-up on actions decided during meetings


3. Business Intelligence

Manage set-up of underlying infrastructure:

  • Liaise with development manager and other stakeholders as required to communicate requirements for data warehousing
  • Manage deployment of CUBEs

Drive internal developments or configuration required for ETL activities

  • Design reports layouts & data visualization panels
  • Design star schemas for upcoming developments
  • Author data map / ETL specifications
  • Follow-up development and test activities for internal tools
  • Investigate capabilities of existing tools (MS Sharepoint) or commercial products to support our BI needs


Key attributes of the successful applicant:

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to grasp complex and abstract concepts and communicate them in a clear and concise manner to users, developers, or any other stakeholders
  • Very good communication skills
  • Ability to write accurate and concise documentation
  • Fluency in English
  • Self-starter, ability to work both autonomously and within a multi-located team


Skills and knowledge:

  • SQL is a plus
  • UML is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and/or SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a plus
  • Knowledge of a mainstream Project Management or SDLC Methodology, preferably Agile (Scrum, Kanban, DAD…) is a plus
  • Knowledge of ITIL (Foundation level) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Service-Oriented-Architecture is a plus
  • Knowledge of data warehouses is a plus


Technical environment:

  • Databases: MS SQL Server, MS SQL Management Studio
  • OS: Windows
  • Software development: Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Requirements Management & SDLC: MS Team Foundation Server
  • Business Process Modeling: Bizagi Process Modeler


Methodologies used:

  • Scrum;
  • SAFe;
  • ITIL;
  • CMMI