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Business Analyst

Ottumwa IA Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Coralville, Iowa/Hybrid

Purpose statement:

The Business Analyst acts as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working within IT or other technology-centric project teams.  The Business Analyst collects, clarifies, and translates business requirements into documentation, user stories, and conceptual designs from which applications and solutions are developed. 

Essential Functions:

  • Works with departments to elicit high-level requirements and capture business needs related to projects

  • Articulates and documents the business requirements clearly

  • Assesses the risks of various solutions and prioritizes competing business demands

  • Fills the role as Product Owner in Scrum teams

  • Manages ongoing relationship with partners across IDT to drive satisfaction

  • Coordinates project delivery by participating in design/sprint reviews and walk-throughs to communicate systems designs and validate proposed solutions

  • Engages with end-users to incorporate usability and user interface needs when designing systems

  • Resolves customer satisfaction issues proactively

  • Coordinates the training of functional departments regarding new software and processes, prior to implementation

  • Documents software output and process changes related to development efforts

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a science, engineering or IT related field

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of work experience required

  • Minimum of three years of work experience with oligonucleotide manufacturing processes, other operations or related field preferred

  • General understanding of software, product or process development preferred

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile and other development methodologies preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Basic understanding of information technology and business concepts

  • Familiarity with general business functions

  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

Physical Requirements:

Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently

What We Offer: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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