21221 – Business systems specialists




21221 – Business systems specialists
Business systems specialists perform detailed system tests, produce reports and develop new system architectures. They must also identify the strategic objectives of a company and translate these objectives into achievable tasks for an organization's information technology department. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the public and private sectors.


Index of titles
Business analyst – computer systems
Business continuity analyst
Business data analyst
Business intelligence analyst – Information technology (IT)
Business intelligence specialist
Business process analyst
Business systems analyst
Business systems consultant
Business systems specialist - computer systems
Computer systems business analyst
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) analyst
Functional consultant - information systems
Human resource information system (HRIS) analyst
Informatics business analyst
Information systems business analyst
Information systems implementation consultant
Information systems technical analyst
Information systems technical specialist
Information technology (IT) business analyst
Systems business re-engineering analyst
Technical business analyst


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Confer with clients to identify and document requirements
Analyze information systems processes, and propose customized solutions to improve performance and efficiency
Design, develop, integrate, test and implement information systems business solutions
Provide advice on information systems strategy, policy, management, security and service delivery
Act as a liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams
Conduct tests to ensure the reliability, accuracy, and functionality of system changes and enhancements


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, information systems or a related discipline or completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
Certification or training provided by software vendors may be required by some employers.


Additional information
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