Genestack is a major partner for various pharma and consumer goods companies and focuses on taking away the pain of multi-omics data management. Our open platform and analysis tools provide an ecosystem that allows for easy access to all of the public or proprietary data that a researcher would need. Loaded, indexed, searchable and ready for knowledge extraction.

We are looking for a talented, agile Business Analyst to join our team of excellent software engineers and data scientists. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to facilitate work of our development teams that build and deliver high-quality software to our high-profile customers. You will also get to collaborate very closely with clients on a range of diverse, challenging and interesting long-term projects.

Who you are

You already have a few years under your belt as a Business Analyst. You ideally work within the life sciences; or have an background in Biology, Genomics and Bioinformatics. A qualification or experience within Bioinformatics or having worked within Pharma R&D would be an additional bonus, but not a prerequisite. You have experience in working with remote software teams, within an Agile environment. Translating business requirements into technical specifications comes naturally to you, and you are ready to take the next step in your career, working directly with global blue chip customers. But most of all, you want in a company that is working in an exciting new area, and contributing to improving lives.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Communicate with business users/stakeholders to understand, collect, analyze and articulate the system requirements
  • Structure requirements, write and maintain project documentation
  • Understand detailed customer requirements and distill critical areas of focus and concern
  • Work closely with the Development project team to ensure requirements are prioritised, and managed keeping in view the client expectations. Act as a bridge between client and development team to establish a “best fit” considering product capabilities
  • Knowledge of or experience in Agile practices (i.e. Scrum, Kanban); knowledge or experience in working with Jira
  • Be responsible for systems analysis & documentation
  • Be responsible for functional design
  • Create and manage user stories
  • Manage and support user acceptance testing by client
  • Train users
  • Interpersonal and client facing communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Work closely with the project manager in managing client expectations
  • Experience working with remote teams and managing technical communications and deliverables
  • Ability to travel and conduct on-site discovery sessions
  • Must be self-motivated, well-organized and have strong innovation and facilitation skills with good facilitation skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or LifeSciences
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Business Analyst


Above anything else, we are looking for a strong cultural fit – a person with genuine passion for technology and genomics, who can work as a part of a multi-cultural team dispersed between two offices, willing to learn from others and share their knowledge. In exchange we offer career growth opportunities, a fun and relaxed work environment, flexible working hours, a great office in central St Petersburg and a competitive salary.

Now is a great time to join us, as the company is growing rapidly, offering great career building opportunities and a lot of room for growth.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Genestack is expanding internationally, creating opportunities for individual career growth. Now is a great time to get involved. Learn more about our culture, values and the team at http://www.genestack.com/careers