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American Heart Association Business Analyst, Digital Fundraising in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Analyst in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

Essential Job Duties:

  • Gather, analyze, and document business data requirements, workflow processes, and process improvements. Conduct interviews with business leaders and subject matter experts to elicit and identify user requirements.

  • Translate business requirements to technical requirements in conjunction with technical team. Document and gain approval for requirements from project team and business sponsor.

  • Provide data analysis for integration requirements, reporting needs, and other functions. Maintain effective communications with supervisor, project managers and team members.

  • Write SQL queries to provide ad hoc data analysis and to troubleshoot and trace application issues caused by data inconsistency.

  • Trace requirements to deployed system to ensure all the requirements are met. Participate in development and deployment process as needed.

  • Create use cases and test scripts for functional and user acceptance testing and serve as liaison to business during UAT process. Identify and resolve defects as requested.

  • Provide status updates and reporting while meeting project schedule, deadlines, milestones, and budget. Inform Project Manager of technical issues, project barriers and resolutions.

  • Provide use cases and other documentation for development of training and user documentation. Assist in developing training documents as requested or needed.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related technology certification.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of comprehensive knowledge of business processes, organization and techniques.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience:

  • In a business analyst role demonstrating understanding of business software concepts, capabilities and opportunities.

  • With one or more of the assigned line-of-business applications and systems (ex. SharePoint, Dynamics, Blackbaud, Finance, etc.

  • With data mapping as well as integration requirements and documentation.

  • Proficient in writing SQL queries

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications including Visio and SharePoint.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and prioritize to meet competing deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven track record in fast paced environment, strong time management skills.

  • Demonstrated competence and success in prior assignments and professional integrity.

  • Must have the ability to travel overnight approx. 5% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with agile software development and Microsoft Azure DevOps.

  • Knowledge and experience with non-profit or sales industry with contact management, customer relationship management or related systems and software.

  • Ensure 100% adherence to all BT and AHA policies, processes and procedures related to technology.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/23/2020 12:25 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-6129

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technologies

Location: Dallas, TX