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Core Skills
Business process analysis techniques and process mapping, solution architecture, ERP, ETL tools, BI tools, MS Office, DBMS tools, design thinking methods
Power Competencies
Critical thinking, Listening and writing skills, communication skills, problem solving and flexibility, creative thinking, people management skills


Certifications are not necessarily expected beyond the educational and experience requirements that provide a path to success though there are several certifications that can accelerate performance and career progress - see https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/business-analyst-certifications-for-beginners

Educational Providers

Public and private 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities Bootcamps & technical Centers Certification entities such as COMPTIA, Microsoft, Google, ITIL

Ohio Median Salary


A Sr. Business Systems Analyst...

With 3 or more years of experience, takes on more complicated use cases / business needs, and often supervises other Business Systems Analysts, to analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Alternative Titles

Applications Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Computer Analyst, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Consultant, Information Systems Analyst (ISA), Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), System Analyst, Systems Analyst


You should be: Experienced in business processes, workflows and opportunities for automation to improve performance using analysis, engineering, information technology and other techniques Able to demonstrate a history of progressively advanced process analysis and design projects with successful results Familiar with available relevant industry solutions and techniques for integration with others or custom developed solutions Ready to take the lead on projects to analyze and design technology based operational capabilities and/or improvements