Business Analyst II

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research and COVID-19 vaccine development. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Business Analyst II. The Business Analyst II translates and documents the business needs of SCHARP into process improvement and solution engineering requirements by leveraging both their knowledge of process as well as business analysis best practices within a system development life cycle.


  • Work closely with SCHARP’s network partners and end users to author business requirements, use cases, functional specifications and internal client communications documentation.
  • Convert customer / business needs into product requirements.
  • Collaborate on complex projects, facilitate and conduct business and functional requirements gathering workshops.
  • Recommend solutions to meet changing business needs.
  • Build detailed knowledge of business processes across functional areas.
  • Use standard methodology to document business processes.
  • Perform business process analysis.
  • Map both simple and complex business processes (AS-IS & TO-BE) and/or larger scope workflow.
  • Lead the development of future recommendations and conduct presentations to stakeholders.
  • Create end user test cases for use by user acceptance testing participants.
  • Organize and manage user acceptance testing (UAT).
  • Support the defect evaluation and prioritization process.
  • Play the role of Product Owner for assigned applications as part of the system development life cycle.
  • Maintain product backlogs and facilitate prioritization for applications assigned.
  • Participate in software selection based on documented business requirements.
  • Participate in analysis and recommendation of software solutions based on business requirements.



  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, or information management systems; or 5-years of related experience.
  • At least 3-years of professional experience as a business or systems analyst or functionally equivalent position.
  • Ability to gather and document business requirements and convey to internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to gather and document functional requirements and convert to production specifications.
  • Ability to communicate free of technical language to the business and end user.
  • Demonstrated expertise in analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Strong collaboration, multi-tasking, and organization skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or on project teams and balance multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business analysis best practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agile system development life cycle.



  • CAPM or CCBA.
  • Experience working in or understanding of clinical research data management or data analytics systems and workflows.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UML, specifically for use cases and diagrams.



Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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