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IT Business Systems Analyst, R&D-Princeton, NJ

Country/Region:  US

IT Business Systems Analyst, R&D

Princeton, NJ, US



DSM-Firmenich is seeking a talented and experienced IT Business Systems Analyst that will serve as the bridge between the Digital & Technology (D&T) department and the Science Research & Innovation (SR&I) business units within our organization. You will collaborate with various stakeholders to understand their needs, align technology solutions with business objectives, and drive the successful implementation and execution of IT initiatives. Your role will be pivotal in driving digital transformation, enhancing operational efficiency, and fostering innovation within the organization.


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison between the Digital & Tech (D&T), Science Research & Innovation (SR&I), and vendors to bridge the gap between technology and business needs. Collaborate with SR&I stakeholders to elicit, analyse, and document business requirements for IT solutions, including software applications, systems, and tools.
  • Facilitate the adoption of new IT solutions within the SR&I department by providing training, documentation, and support to end-users. Establish and implement best practices regarding internal system maintenance, security, licensing, change management, improvements, data integrity, etc.
  • Acquire and maintain a broad and deep understanding of SR&I’s internal and cross-departmental system integrations. Conduct in-depth analysis of SR&I processes, workflows, and methodologies to identify areas for improvement and optimization through technical solutions.
  • Work with IT architects and developers to design innovate and cost-effective IT solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of SR&I projects and initiatives.
  • Application Portfolio Management: Build strong relationships within SR&I to gain an understanding of software portfolio use and needs.
  • Assist in project planning, scoping, and prioritization, ensuring alignment with SR&I objectives, timelines, and budgets.


We bring

  •  A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers.
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset.
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally.
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose.
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome.
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity.
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things.


You bring

  • Proven experience (4-5 years) as a Business Analyst or IT consultant, preferably in the R&D domain.
  • Experience working in multi-location environment. Minimum 2 years delivering projects within the R&D business area.
  • Bachelor’ Degree in Information Systems or equivalent job experience will be considered.
  • Approximately 20% , frequent visits to Princeton, NJ and New York City, NY sites with flexibility to occasionally travel to Columbia, MD and Lexington. MA
  • Strong understanding of R&D processes, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Solid technical background and understanding of IT systems, applications, infrastructure, and cybersecurity.




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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