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Business Systems Analyst  
  posted: May 18, 2017
 Offered by: 
W.W. Norton & Company
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K, Profit-sharing
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
W. W. Norton & Company is looking to fill the position of Business Systems Analyst. This position will use business and technology knowledge to serve as a liaison between departmental stakeholders and IT in order to determine correct course of action to achieve desired results. This individual will collaborate with business and technical resources to determine needs and develop technical requirements for system development. In addition, he or she will assist stakeholders in the analysis of a proposed idea and performs the review, determines the systems potential, conducts documentation, testing and follow through.

This position reports to the Director of Information Technology and is based out of our New York office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Gather, analyze, and define stakeholder requirements for internal business systems.
• Communicate with and train stakeholders to ensure successful adoption of the defined solution.
• Negotiates, facilitates, and communicates expectations between the business stakeholders and the development community.
• Overseeing implementation, coordinating tests and observing initiation of the system to validate performance.
• Maintains system protocols by writing and updating procedures.
• Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
• Performs system analysis for enhancements and modifications to application and database systems.
• Leading or participating in weekly and monthly review meetings with external vendors, business stakeholders and internal IT staff.
• Performs project management tasks as required.

Required Qualifications:
• Experience or knowledge with agile development methodology.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Organized with strong multitasking and time management skills.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work with cross- functional teams.
• Prior experience with back-office systems (ERP, CRM, CMS, etc.).
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or similar.
• Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
• Must be able to work full business hours from Norton’s NYC office.

Please note - this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and cover letter to: recruiting@wwnorton.com. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

W. W. Norton & Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.
 About Our  
Company: 
W. W. Norton & Company has been publishing good books since 1923. As an independent company owned wholly by its employees, we are unique among publishers and offer a different kind of company culture. As employee owners, we all work hard to achieve a common goal: to produce the best books and media possible--valuing the content above all--at ethical prices. In our 93-year history, Norton has published the work of Nobel laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. We have produced books that are warmly received and books that stir up controversy. But one thing never changes—our commitment to remain a strong, independent house that seeks out the best authors and scholarship to challenge, engage, and educate students and the public.
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 Address: 
500 Fifth Ave
6th Floor
 Special  
Instructions: 
Qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and cover letter to: recruiting@wwnorton.com. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
Job #  18310
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