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Business Systems Analyst

Combine your interests in business and technology to develop solutions and achieve business goals.

What's it like to be a Business Systems Analyst?

Business Systems Analysts are responsible for delivering projects and initiatives involving business processes, business change and technology solutions. They study the business and information requirements of an organisation and use this data to develop processes that help achieve strategic goals.

Business Systems Analyst

Tasks and duties

  • Consulting with management, stakeholders, clients and users to determine requirements.
  • Developing business cases and mapping business processes.
  • Tracking the progress of a project, resolving issues, and providing updates to stakeholders.
  • Overseeing the implementation of systems, working closely with technical team members.
  • Developing operations performance reports.
  • Ensuring the continuous delivery of business information systems solutions that align with strategic goals.

What can I earn as a Business Systems Analyst?

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How to become a Business Systems Analyst


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There is no prescribed career pathway to becoming a Business Systems Analyst, but there is usually a formal training component, as well as some on-the-job experience.

  1. Complete a degree in information technology, information systems or business information systems such as a Bachelor of Business Information Systems.
  2. Alternatively, if you hold a business or non-technical degree, pursue a short course or certification in business analysis.
  3. Many Business Systems Analysts specialise in a particular industry sector, such as finance, procurement, IT, human resources, or communications.

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Latest Business Systems Analyst reviews

Latest reviews from 13 Business Systems Analysts surveyed on SEEK
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Oct 2018
System Analysis can be challenging but very rewarding with a path to Project Manager.
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Information Technology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Information Technology
The good things
If you want experience in working on a variety of systems and projects, nothing gives you that more than a Business Systems Analyst. You work on both technical implementations and learn how the syste...
The challenges
Sometimes you will be working after hours for project Go-Lives, sometimes you'll need to be on-call during holidays (rarely), takes sometime to move up depending on the size of the org. Can be too mu...
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Oct 2018
Business System Analyst requires a good mix of people and technical skills. It is satisfying bringing the two together.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Business
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Local Government
The good things
Variety of work and ability to see tangible outcomes that assist the community.
The challenges
Constant change can be challenging. You must embrace it and continually update your skills, often through self managed learning.
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