Business Systems Analyst, Channel Finance

Posted 21 November 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Analysis

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

​Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams. 

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary:

Partners with Business Groups to ensure delivery of applications aligned to the business and IT strategy, as well as the support of those applications. Works with Business Groups to define their global IT requirements and to analyze appropriate solutions. Manages projects from inception to completion with matrix, global teams.


Business Requirements Analysis

  • Partners with business stakeholders to analyze, define and document business requirements, within and across functional areas

  • Drives best practices during requirements gathering and modeling

  • Has a strong focus on gathering core requirements, beyond stated requirements and correctly places these within a broader context

  • Understands business environment and helps to connect/align relevant business stakeholders

Process Modeling and Design

  • Partners with business stakeholders to analyze, define and document business processes within and across functional areas

  • Drives best practices during requirements gathering and modeling

  • Understands business environment and helps to connect/align relevant business stakeholders

Stakeholder Management

  • Manages stakeholder expectations and communications within and beyond functional track

  • Knows business environment well enough to identify and proactively include the correct stakeholders

  • Interacts regularly with senior management level stakeholders, and demonstrates value from realized projects

Solution Design

  • Responsible to design and document cross-functional and global solutions, drawing on functional expertise of functional and technical team members or vendors, as appropriate

  • Advises on solutions prepared by peers or supporting team, and champions good design practices


  • Documents and reviews broader team documentation

  • Supports team in identifying and defining relevant documentation templates pertaining to solution delivery

  • Is a champion for knowledge transfer to enable/empower other team members

Functional Design

  • Develops functional designs for applications, integrations and conversions

  • Ability to work on multiple functional areas and integrations with third party products

  • Keeps up to date with industry trends and vendor capabilities to produce robust functional designs

  • Reviews functional designs and obtains sign-offs with the cross functional business and IT teams

  • Provides inputs into business processes based on design capabilities

  • Champions sustainable, forward-looking functional designs


  • N/A

Testing & Test Design

  • Coordinates integration testing, validates test cases with stakeholders for user acceptance testing and training, and obtains sign-offs

  • Coordinates defects clarification, triage and coordinate resolution with engineering teams

Project Management

  • Manages multiple application releases and projects

  • Manages stakeholder expectations

  • Designs release scope and schedule in line with business goal, prioritization and IT capacity

System Configurations

  • Configures applications in line with business goals

  • Designs forward looking configurations by recognizing future needs aligned with the business roadmap

  • Develops configuration standards

Day to Day Support (Production Support)

  • Supports and trains junior resources and oversees quality in triage and troubleshooting practices

  • Leads troubleshooting efforts on critical issues with cross functional teams through resolution

  • Identifies improvements to address repeat issues

Training and Change Management

  • Works with functional leadership teams to set expectations and conduct planning and execution of SME training activities

  • Defines, communicates, and implements support and engagement plans

  • Analyzes adoption rates and issues and assesses business case realization and proposes solutions to improve

Vendor Management

  • Manages/leads individual consulting resources as assigned

  • Participates in vendor advisory boards and user groups

Vendor & Application Technology Evaluation

  • Executes medium-scale vendor evaluations, pricing negotiations and software acquisitions

  • Prepares management communications and gets stakeholder input for recommendations


  • 7+ years experience in analytics

  • Bachelor's in Information Systems, Business or related field

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.