Intermediate Business Systems Analyst

2U, Inc.
Job LocationSouth Africa
Job TagGlobal Jobs


Location: Cape Town, South Africa

We’re looking for an Intermediate Business Systems Analyst to envision, plan, design and coordinate the implementation of systems and processes that provide strategically aligned business value.



  • Assess business needs utilizing a structured requirements process (elicitation, gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) to assist in identifying business priorities and advises on options.
  • Compile, define, and communicate business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of business solutions.
  • Analyze business processes and procedures to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities for improvements.
  • Compile user test cases and system integration testing and validates test results during testing.
  • Monitor testing processes to ensure that business requirements are adequately met with minimal disruption to operations.
  • Ensure test strategies involve appropriate integration and process components.
  • Ensure integrity of systems from an architectural and maintenance perspective are maintained in satisfying client requirements

Stakeholder Management

  • Foster and maintain superb communication between team members and business units.
  • May meet regularly with BSA team to gather work statuses.
  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback to BSA’s.
  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.


  • Maintain business unit backlog management processes.
  • Monitor and ensure the stability of all systems for which you are responsible and/or that your business units rely on.
  • Manage business stakeholder/client expectations.


  • At least 5 years+ ICT job-related experience of which 2+ years should be as a Business and/or Systems Analyst.
  • Superb communication skills required.
  • Ability to rapidly grasp concepts and think creatively about solutions.
  • A sound understanding of a wide variety of technologies.
  • Ability to deal with high levels of ambiguity.
  • Experience leveraging Software as a Service to achieve business value delivery.
  • Proficient in SQL, MySQL.
  • Experience in Process Mapping and Improvement (UML, BPMN 2.0). 
  • Demonstrated experience with working within project teams in order to delivery medium to large IT related projects.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including aptitude towards problem identification, resolution, comprehension and interpretation of technical procedures.