Business/Systems Analyst

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Position Description


The Business Analyst II will design, develop and administer project initiatives to automate the Laboratory’s Procurement and Materials Management functions. 

The successful candidate will provide strategic business analysis and assist in the design of solutions to support business requirements for the Contracting Services Department and the Laboratory.  Assigned business processes include the areas of Procurement, Materials Management, B2B, Report Design and Spend Analytics.  This position will partner heavily with IT and other functional areas on system development and to identify stakeholder requirements.  Performs the required research and data analysis to streamline processes and make sound business decisions.  Will lead projects as assigned.  Good business acumen and demonstrated experience with MS Office Applications – particularly MS Excel, is required.


Duties include:


  • Design, build and implement standardized business processes, interfacing with Laboratory IT Staff and various Laboratory stakeholders as required
  • Develop and enhance business intelligence required to drive Procurement and Materials Management functions and support the overall acquisition strategy for the Contracting Services Department
  • Communicate new policies and procedures impacting the department and Laboratory
  • Assisting with the development of e-Procurement and Stockroom Auto-replenishment capabilities
  • Analyzing the Laboratory’s current materials management practices, policies and procedures and those in Industry in support developing departmental and Laboratory acquisition strategy
  • Documenting business needs, analyzing current system capabilities and identifying gaps between business needs and existing functionality; design and document solutions as needed
  • Design and execution of standard queries and ad-hoc reports necessary in support of assigned analyses and projects
  • Opportunities for database/dashboard development and coding automation
  • Database/dashboard development and coding automation




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Analytics, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field is required
  • 0-3 years of experience working in Supply Chain and/or Purchasing and/or Materials & Inventory Control and/or Business Process Analysis and Design or a combination thereof
  • Strong analytical/computer skills- a demonstrated skill set with MS Word and Excel is required
  • Good problem solving, communications (written and oral) and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment along with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously is a key factor to success within this position
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance is required
  • Experience with SAP/R3/SRM or comparable ERP systems is required
  • ISM/APICS/PMI related or similar certification is highly desirable for this position
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Access is highly desirable


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 38364 #CJ

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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