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Salesforce Business Systems Analyst (work from home)

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?





**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment ****





Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!




Job Description:Why Choose Us?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. By joining the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. You will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? If you share our passion for helping people, Join us- Where your Career is a Force for Good!The work location for this exciting opportunity is virtual. The selected candidate will work 100% remotely from home and can be located anywhere in the United States. (9:30am EST daily stand up calls)About the job:
The Salesforce Business and Systems Analyst will serve as a relationship manager and primary strategic consultant to a set of business areas. You will work to understand business practices, elicit, and document business requirements, and ensure that information technology meets the requirement of end users and provides the intended business value.The Systems Analyst will be a part of a collaborative team and apply specialized technical expertise to solve critical issues and help execute projects of high complexity, scope, size and/or risk. This position will advance innovation by researching and implementing current and emerging technology solutions and trends. You will be responsible for providing technical guidance, mentoring, and leading the team towards successful delivery of both enhancement and run & maintain projects.What you will be doing:

  • Document, analyze, and clarify business requirements and translate into technology artifacts from which technology solutions are developed ensuring adherence to system architecture and software compliance standards.
  • Participate in all phases of the solution lifecycle and work closely with a variety of internal and external business and technology partners to implement the project
  • Maintain Salesforce system updates, modifications, and configurations
  • Development of new solutions/POC's for projects on Salesforce platform
  • Develop project performance metrics to monitor business value over time.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to analyze the current and future direction of technology to meet business goals
  • Learn and understand business processes and how new applications or current system enhancements can best ensure the success of business users
  • Investigate complex operations-related problems/inquiries and recommend, facilitate, and coordinate solutions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues.
  • Actively participate in design and sprint planning sessions, offering relevant solutions and input.
  • Estimate level of effort for stories and/or epics based on business requirements and knowledge of the platform.
  • Participate actively in all Scrum events.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.Scope: Individual contributor that works under limited supervision. Apply subject matter knowledge. Capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas.What we need from you:
  • Minimum 8 -10 years of experience as a Salesforce Business Analyst required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience
  • Salesforce Administrator certification is required
  • Knowledge of techniques related to project/program management, business process redesign, technology awareness, requirements analysis and client relationship management.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of systems life cycle, systems integration, and data management principles
  • Proficiency with business assessment/modeling tools
  • Clear and effective writing and documenting skills.
  • Deep understanding of the Salesforce product suite including Salesforce1, Service Cloud, Experience Cloud (Communities) and AppExchange solutions
  • Demonstrated understanding of the architecture, capabilities and constraints of Salesforce applications required.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work extended hours/on call support as needed to support any major outages, especially during Hurricane season.+++++++++++++++++



    The legal stuff:
    Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.






    Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.





    Our Commitment to COVID-19 Safety: The American Red Cross requires all new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of Employment, except in states where it is prohibited by law. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment or seek an exemption. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation at the time of offer and your request must be approved prior to hire.





    What's in it for you:
    For those candidates located in Colorado, New York or Connecticut, the annual salary range for this position is $125K - $135K. We do not offer an annual bonus for this role. Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.





    We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work, retirement, getting healthy and more. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance and learn.
  • Stay Healthy: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Paid Family Leave: 12 weeks paid at 80%
  • Relax with Time Away: PTO + Holidays
  • Save for your Future: 401K with up to 4% Match
  • Employee Assistance: 24/7 Mental Health Resources
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and Recognition: 1 year + 5 year
  • Career Development: Pay for Performance, Ongoing Education





    To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.





    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American & Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network, Veterans+ and our Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.






    The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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    Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.


    The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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