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Business Systems Analyst; HRIS

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Date: Jun 28, 2022

Location: Libertyville, IL, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Libertyville 
Department: Information Technology 


Specialist Business Systems Analysts are responsible for analysis, design, testing, and implementation of business processes and the software applications that support these business processes. Business Systems Analysts provide business value through their collaboration with business counterparts and senior application team members, assuring existing business processes are functioning efficiently and designing business process enhancements and extensions, to ensure that technology supports key business processes. The Specialist Business Systems Analyst should have strong knowledge of processes within the Human Resources business function. Specialist Business Analysts consult with direct line management to determine work priorities and plans.



Solution Delivery:

  • Implements business process solutions and enhancements. Working in collaboration with business counterparts and with oversight from senior IT resources, analyze current business processes, elicit new business requirements, develop functional process design, and associated reporting necessary to provide management oversight of the business process. 
  • Maintains knowledge of current process standards within their function. With support of senior application team members, understands the impact of process changes to the existing environment.
  • Translates business requirements, functional designs and business scenarios into comprehensive test plans that are used to confirm business processes function as intended prior to implementation. Performs detailed unit testing to assure technical design meets functional requirements. Collaborates with business counterparts and senior application team members to assure integration testing includes all necessary business process variations. Assures business users understanding and acceptance of process changes and test results. Identifies impact on related processes and conducts regression testing of affected areas.

Operating Environment:

  • Supports critical business processes in the area of specialization ensuring that the application platform deliveries the required business capabilities to the required specifications. Ensures that production fixes are resolved in a timely manner and following the required IT protocols.
  • Develops documentation related to business process design including high level business process overviews, detailed functional specifications, and visual aids such as business process flows. Maintains current documentation as processes evolve over time. Tailors the content of documentation appropriately to the intended audience.
  • Performs training of business counterparts related to implementation of new business processes. Shares best practices on current business processes with business counterparts across the organization to assure effective and efficient usage of software applications.
  • Leads the implementation of routine process changes and system enhancements with oversight from senior IT resources. Understands project management methodology and the role of the business analyst in the software development lifecycle.
  • Develops and maintains business relationships with key business users and managers within their sphere of responsibility.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

Essential Functions of the Role:

  • Fully competent in the principles and practices of Business Analysis 
  • Maintains current knowledge of business and technological trends. 
  • Flexibility in work schedule, off-hours for project implementation. 
  • Travel via plane or automobile both locally and internationally 


  • 3-5 Years overall experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related business function
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience business process analysis and design with SAP (or another comparable ERP Package)
  • BS/BA , or equivalent business experience in a business related discipline 

Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Possesses deep enterprise wide application knowledge in Human Resource Information Systems. Application knowledge includes configuration of business processes, key integration points between modules, related master data, and transactional execution. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of the business trends and technology developments and applies this knowledge to meet the business challenges.
  • Ability to write clear functional specifications, detailed test scripts.
  • Trouble shoot interface issues.
  • First line support for issue resolution.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP HR (SAP Success Factors). Experience
    • Workforce Time & Attendance is desirable.
  • Process knowledge should include employee master data, organization management, and process knowledge of the organization Performance Management, Succession Planning and Learning Management System. Integration knowledge should include connections to core Human Resource applications.
  • Strong expertise in desktop applications essential to the position including Visio for process flow diagrams, Excel and/or Access for large scale data analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of business requirements elicitation techniques, such as use cases, prototyping, questionnaires, etc. used in the business analysis discipline. Applies appropriate requirements gathering approach based upon the situation and audience.
  • Strong analytical skills to identify business needs, formulate viable alternative solutions, and present the business/technical impact of the solutions.
  • Strong verbal communication skills including the ability to understand oral descriptions of complex business processes and technical content. Converses with business users using common business vocabulary, avoiding technical jargon. Takes measures to test common understanding including paraphrasing and slowing their speech pattern.
  • Strong written communication skills including the ability to document complex business processes and technical content using common business terminology. Uses visual aids like process flows or decision tables to supplement verbal explanations.
  • Fluency in English is required


Our Total Rewards package in aggregate is above market and includes competitive pay, generous paid time off programs, peer-to-peer recognition, health and life insurance, wellness programs and incentives, generous retirement savings, and a unique Benefit of Employee Share Ownership Program (BESOP).


Our Total Rewards package in aggregate is above market and includes competitive pay, generous paid time off programs, peer-to-peer recognition, health and life insurance, wellness programs and incentives, generous retirement savings, and a unique Benefit of Employee Share Ownership Program (BESOP).


Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 30114

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