Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP004071

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).



As the Business Systems Analyst for Logistics, you will be responsible for the review logistics systems and lead in the design and implementation of systems solutions to help the organization operate efficiently and effectively. Write, update and/or assist with the development of Business Requirements Documents (BRDs), identify testing scenarios, write and execute User Acceptance Testing (UAT) scripts with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Change Control approvals. 


  • Analyze, design and implement information system improvements by interaction with internal users and customers to learn and document requirements to produce business requirements documents
  • Assess the suitability of information systems and liaise with end users, software vendors and programmers in order to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Identify, understand and plan for organizational and human impacts of planned systems, and ensure that new technical requirements are properly integrated with existing processes and skill sets
  • Write, update and/or assist with the development of current and new SOPs
  • Assist programmers during system development, e.g. provide As-Is and To-Be flowcharts, design documents and test scripts
  • Perform system testing and validation
  • Resolve end users system access and/or transactional issues and interface with additional internal/external resources as required
  • Conduct or assist with the deployment of system audits
  • Utilize Supply Chain Best-Practices knowledge to ensure Logistics Systems supports current and future operational growth

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

Job Requirements



Education and Experience (in years): 

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR
  • Master’s degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years Supply Chain/Logistics experience or 5+ years Supply Chain/Logistics experience
  • Knowledge and skills: 

  • Comprehensive understanding of Material Handling, Supply Chain and Logistics processes
  • Comprehensive understanding with SAP Hana
  • Overall knowledge of global supply chain operations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as high ethical standards
  • Capability to manage multiple priorities, organize complex requests, and resolve issues creatively
  • Organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and implement team projects
  • Experience using Microsoft PowerPoint, Project, Visio and Excel
  • Physical requirements/abilities:

  • May be asked to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for several hours
  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

  • APICS certification a plus
  • Experience working within Sarbanes-Oxley rules/regulations
  • SAP certification in MM, WM, EWM and/or S&D a plus
  • The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.