Business Systems Analyst

in Abbott Park, IL

Business Systems Analyst Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Abbott Park, IL location in the Corporate Legal Division. The Business Systems Analyst will join Abbott’s dynamic Information Governance & Records (“IGR”) group and support the management of Abbott data throughout its lifecycle, while working to enhance IGR maturity across the enterprise. The position reports to the Manager Information Governance Technology and interacts with data management stakeholders across the BTS and Legal functions, as well as diverse business groups.

What You’ll Work On

  • Reviews/approves Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) assessments for information systems for records management compliance. Provides functional expertise for IGR systems, including establishing and maintaining system-specific documentation and operational procedures.
  • Participates in reviewing governance information for new data sources for archiving. Designs/administers processes and controls for tracking governance activities throughout the data archival lifecycle.
  • Primary point of contact with individuals across the organization regarding archiving records into Abbott’s records information management system (RIMS).
  • Maintains detailed tracking of activities related to the decommissioning of legacy data repositories.
  • Provides support with the IGR team’s ticketing system, ensuring queries are resolved/escalated in a timely manner.
  • Executes on and completes tasks associated with strategic projects.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Information Systems or Business Administration Or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 years of experience in software systems including enterprise systems,
  • Basic understanding of software lifecycle, systems architecture (web and client server), infrastructure, networks, and other technical domains.
  • Strong attention to detail and documentation
  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of processes, frameworks, and technologies
  • Strong time management, organizational and priority setting skills
  • Ability to adapt readily to change in routine and to work across multiple areas
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate clearly and concisely across organization levels and build effective working relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior exposure to Information Governance
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft O365 (e.g., Excel, SharePoint, macros) is preferable

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $64,000.00 – $128,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • data management
  • business systems analysis
  • information governance
  • information management
  • data lifecycle management
  • sharepoint
  • requirements management
  • records management
  • interacting with stakeholders
  • ticketing
  • diagnostics
  • business administration

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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