Software Engineer

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20036

Company: American Chemical Society


The American Chemical Society is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join the Society and Administrative Technology (SAT) Department within the Washington IT Division. 


Division and Unit Overview


The Washington IT Division of the American Chemical Society provides to ACS members and the worldwide scientific community a comprehensive collection of high-quality information products and services for the practice and advancement of the chemical sciences. 


ACS’s members and volunteers are the heart of the organization.  The Society and Administrative Technology (SAT) Department within the Washington IT Division aims to support their professional and academic pursuits by delivering intuitive, high quality, highly available, and secure systems, and applications.  We intend to exceed the expectations of our business partners by anticipating, understanding, and validating their business needs; providing useful, cost-effective solutions and support in a timely manner; adhering to established guidelines and standards; and continuously adapting to the evolving environment.


Position Summary

This position reports to the Assistant Director, Society PMO, and provides business and analytical expertise across society program areas and divisions. The Senior Business Analyst is an experienced professional who is capable of acquiring and translating requirements into design and implementation for complex business systems.  This position requires the ability to work independently and take initiative while working effectively as a senior member of a project team.



  • Develops and maintains consultative relationships with business resources and subject matter experts to gather information about needs, requirements, dependencies, and processes to use in implementing new processes and products
  • Uses advanced analysis skills to identify process improvement opportunities, define user stories, decompose user stories, and perform user story mapping
  • Collaborates with business and technological experts to define process requirements for development and deployment related to deliverables of assigned products
  • Creates process models, flow diagrams, and performs data analysis to drive requirements
  • Acts as liaison between user community and technical teams
  • Identifies and communicates critical issues and risks to key stakeholders and management
  • Assists Product Manager in planning and executing projects
  • Maintains high level understanding of current ACS technologies and infrastructure


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills are critical to successful collaboration across all levels of the user community and management. 



Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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