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Software Prod Analyst 2

Norwood, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Point of Care
Requisition Number: 226383
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

 

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

 




Job Description:

The SOFTWARE PRODUCT ANALYST 2 (Software Requirements Engineer 2) participates in the creation of product specifications based on customer and

stakeholder requirements for the development of new products or changes to existing products.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the elicitation of requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and/or task and workflow analysis.
  • Participate in the creation of requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.
  • Participate in requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to documented processes and standards.
  • Perform research, analysis, and documentation.
  • Participate in the validation of functional requirements, use cases, workflows, and data models.
  • Participate in requirements prioritization.
  • Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents.
  • Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.
  • Enter, manipulate, and report on requirements stored in a commercial requirements management tool.
  • Participate in the management of requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.
  • Identify requirements errors and defects, and write requirements defect reports.
  • Participate in the management of changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
  • Assist with the development or improvement of the organization’s requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Participate in implementing ways to reuse requirements across projects and products.

Knowledge needed

  • Basic knowledge of contemporary requirements principles.
  • Basic knowledge of how to practice requirements engineering according to software development life cycles in a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of how enterprise software products are positioned and developed.

Skills needed

  • Interviewing skills, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information.
  • Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say.
  • Analytical skills, to evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, and distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Facilitation skills, to participate in requirements elicitation workshops.
  • Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques, such as site visits, and expose new areas for elicitation.
  • Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to the department’s customers and stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills, to work with the array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information.
  • Interpersonal skills, to help facilitate discussions.
  • Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language.

Knowledge and skill of any of the following items is a plus

  • FDA Design Control regulations, and associated standards and guidances
  • Visual Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language; knowledge and experience with at least three of the following line items:
    • Use cases
    • Context Diagrams
    • Decision Tables / Decision Trees
    • Activity Models (also called Workflow Diagrams or Process Maps)
    • State Diagrams
    • Storyboarding
  • Writing software technical specification documents
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • DOORS Requirements System
  • Experience with medical diagnostic devices / analyzers
  • Experience on an Agile/Scrum team
  • Database fundamentals
  • Networking
  • Communication protocols, such as POCT1A, HL7, ASTM 
  • Chemistry 
  • Statistical Data Analysis

Experience

  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience and the successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities, Knowledge, and skills presented above.
  • An appropriate advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.


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