Senior Analyst, IT R&D Application

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Senior Analyst, IT R&D Application

The analyst will work closely with the various R&D business functions (Research, Translational Sciences, Clinical Operations, Biostatistics, Safety, Regulatory…) to deliver technology solutions to meet our critical business needs. This important role requires business analyst and project management skills as well as hands-on technical knowledge for various R&D IT applications such as Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN), SAS, SharePoint, Pharmacovigilance applications, Regulatory systems, Salesforce, CTMS, etc. 
 
Responsibilities:
•    Lead business stakeholders thru the business analysis lifecycle
•    Collaborate with Project Managers, Architects, Operations Teams, Developers, Technology Partners, and Quality Assurance on scope, solutions, constraints, and risks
•    Hands-on application configuration role for R&D IT applications 
•    Analyze/document detailed functional requirements and business rules (develop use cases)
•    Analyze/document current and future business process models – and be able to identify areas of potential improvement
•    Use your knowledge of solutions to make and support recommendations to business partners, consistent with IT governance policies
•    Facilitate and support system and user acceptance testing
•    Perform knowledge transfer and provide ongoing leadership, to support project go-live and beyond, operations and support activities
•    Provide Level 2 / 3 support and serve as an subject matter expert (SME) for multiple systems
•    Manage multiple technology partners and vendors
•    Participate or lead roadmap discussions and vendor assessments
•    Keep management apprised of developments through clear and timely communication
 
Requirements:
•    3+ years’ experience analyzing business requirements and supporting information systems projects
•    Biotech/Life Science industry experience is strongly preferred
•    Ability to quickly pick up and learn multiple IT systems
•    Knowledge of the following applications is a plus: Biovia ELN, SharePoint, SAS, Oracle Argus, Spotfire (or other reporting solutions), Salesforce, Document management systems
•    Experience developing and delivering technical solutions across various business groups
•    Experience in documenting detailed requirements, user stories, business processes and technical specifications for both custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems
•    Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
•    Demonstrated excellence in critical thinking and analysis, small and large group facilitation, and presentation skills
•    Experience with SaaS, PaaS models and managed services
•    Knowledge of Computer Systems Validation and GxP processes
•    Demonstrated ability/experience in thinking at a high-level but have the ability to get into details
•    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to work after hours as needed
•    Ability to travel to and work at multiple locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area
 
 
Warmest regards,
 
Aileen Bradley
Addastaff Consulting, Inc.
Senior Technical Recruiter
650-638-9633 x303

 
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