Functional Analyst

Ghent - Kontich - Louvain
Employee / Freelancer

Company Overview:

At Healthonauts, we are dedicated to revolutionising healthcare through innovative digital solutions. We leverage cutting-edge technology to improve patient care, streamline processes, and drive positive outcomes in the healthcare industry. Join us in shaping the future of digital health and making a meaningful impact on healthcare delivery.

Position Overview:

As a Functional Analyst at Healthonauts, you will be integral to the development and enhancement of our digital health solutions, focusing on the functional aspects of project execution. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you'll ensure the successful translation of business requirements into functional specifications and actionable plans. This role demands a detail-oriented individual with a deep understanding of healthcare processes, strong analytical skills, and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions that drive positive outcomes in healthcare delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Functional Requirements Gathering and Analysis: Lead the gathering and analysis of functional requirements from stakeholders, translating business needs into clear and comprehensive functional specifications. Work closely with business analysts, product owners, and end-users to ensure alignment with project objectives.

  2. Solution Design and Documentation: Develop detailed functional design documents, workflows, and user stories to guide the development process. Collaborate with designers and developers to create intuitive and user-friendly solutions that meet the needs of healthcare professionals and patients.

  3. Quality Assurance and Testing: Coordinate with key-users to develop test cases and scenarios based on functional requirements. Conduct thorough testing and validation of software functionality to ensure adherence to specifications and regulatory standards.

  4. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams including developers, UX/UI designers, data analysts, and subject matter experts to ensure functional requirements are accurately implemented and integrated into the overall solution.

  5. Stakeholder Communication: Serve as a key point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, gathering feedback, and addressing concerns related to functional aspects of the solution. Foster open communication channels to ensure alignment and transparency throughout the project lifecycle.

  6. Continuous Improvement: Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in digital health. Identify opportunities for process improvements and enhancements to functional specifications to drive continuous innovation and optimization of our solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Healthcare Informatics, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in functional analysis, requirements gathering, and solution design within the healthcare or digital health industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex business requirements into actionable functional specifications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience with software development methodologies and tools, such as Agile, Scrum, or Jira.
  • Strategic advantages (and/or):
    • experience with GxP in pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
    • experience in healthcare data standards (FHIR/OpenEHR).
    • experience in laboratories, biomedical research (PhD).

Join Us:

If you are passionate about leveraging technology to drive innovation in healthcare and are looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our dynamic team at Healthonauts. Together, we will shape the future of digital health and transform the way healthcare is delivered worldwide.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining Healthonauts. We look forward to hearing from you!

Interview Process:

  • Initial 30-minute call with our recruitment team.
  • Online assessment to map your Healthonauts profile.
  • 30-minute ‘coffee connect’ with the hiring manager.
  • 1-2 hour in-depth interview + practical exercise.