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Software Development Business Analyst

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania | Allentown, Pennsylvania | Atlanta, Georgia | Charlotte, North Carolina | Columbus, Ohio | Denver, Colorado | Duluth, Georgia | Elkhorn, Nebraska | Jackson, Mississippi | Jacksonville, Florida

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


*Rewards may differ based on the location.

Medical, Dental and Vision
Healthcare FSA
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs

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Tuition Reimbursement
Professional Development

Maternity and
Paternity Leave

Paid Holidays and
Sick Days

Life and Disability

Work/Life Balance


Location(s) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, Columbus, Ohio, Denver, Colorado, Duluth, Georgia, Elkhorn, Nebraska, Jackson, Mississippi, Jacksonville, Florida Status Regular Job ID JR-021161
  • Gather, develop, and document functional business requirements for customer software projects. Transform the users’ requirements into functional requirements for building Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS) software architecture and functionality.
  • Interface with designers, applications programmer to ensure the functional requirements and solutions are properly transferred for configuration/development.
  • Create the user experience stories that translate requirements from the customer into the programming and development needs.
  • Responsible for managing and tracking new business capabilities, including their enhancements and/or development
  • Document project through process maps, business procedure documentation, training and communication materials
  • Partner with business leads to help understanding business use cases and functional requirements
  • Interface with Project Management to ensure strong communication regarding timelines, deliveries, project issues and changes are addressed. Provide inputs to project manager for project planning, efforts and development. Provide inputs to the Project Manager on any change orders that may be requested by the customer.
  • Aid and guidance to the customer in creating web cloud based software solutions user experience during the implementation.
  • Conduct and facilitate customer workshops for information gathering. Generate requirements with a high degree of quality and within the required time frame
  • Create methods and techniques for capturing and documenting customer business requirements for system development, third party software integration and external database interfaces
  • Collaborate with multiple functions of Labs team like operations, clinicians, accounting, commercials to create workflows for these functions and to implement web software solutions.
  • Preparation of functional requirements specification (FRS) and ensure they align with the customer needs and development/implementation team.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings between the functional users and the implementation teams. Orchestrate system reviews and gather feedback from the customer on required changes
  • Execute the acceptance test plan with the customer, and document all exceptions, and coordinate a resolution plan with the designer/application programmers
  • Work with the Project Manager to ensure that the developed configuration is handed off to the software support team.
  • Basic Qualifications:

    BA/BS degree in a related technical field

    5+ years’ experience as a software business analyst

    Good domain knowledge with relevant experience

    Knowledge of different programming languages

    Knowledge of database queries

    Excellent communication skills, oral written, spoken

    Excellent knowledge of reporting Agile and waterfall methodologies


    Paid Vacation, holiday and sick time

    Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage


    Tuition Reimbursement

    Parental Leave

    Adoption Assistance

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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