Senior IT Business Analyst - Rensselaer, NY | Biospace
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Senior IT Business Analyst

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Rensselaer, NY
Posted Date:
6/24/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
9529BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Responsible for understanding complex business processes, eliciting and documenting requirements and coordinating communication among various business groups and IT. The incumbent will partner with technical teams in the solution definition of Information Technology projects and could eventually be responsible for planning, executing and evaluating such projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets. The majority of projects at Regeneron are COTS software package implementations and integrations with other Regeneron systems. Therefore, an excellent, demonstrable understanding of the process of specifying, identifying and implementing COTS software is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Works closely with IT management and the clients to identify and specify business requirements and processes in diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server), software, hardware, technologies and tools.
* Works with a diverse business community to document as-is and to-be business processes;
* Documents clear and testable requirements which describe a system to be implemented;
* Collaborates in the creation, review and approval of validation documents.
* Recommends business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes;
* Participates as a key member of implementation projects, which may include requirements gathering, application design, software configuration, testing, validation and end-user knowledge transfer;
* Helps facilitate clear communication between business stakeholders and IT technical teams;
* Evaluates and recommends changes to complex business processes as needed;
* Provides industry best practices and support the change management process;
* Provides functional advice or training to other team members;
* Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
* Provides Project Management for Projects as required.
* Performs related duties as assigned or requested.
* Manages day-to-day client interaction and expectations for multiple or large-scale projects. Continually seeks and capitalize upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships;
* Develops a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives;
* Works with IOPS management to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server), software, hardware, technologies and tools;
* Provides baseline support of projects & systems;
* Provides updates through a close working relationship with key IT and business leadership;
* Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on Projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Demonstrated ability to interpret and document an extensive variety of business and technical processes.
* Working knowledge of technology solutions like: Document management systems, project management systems, laboratory information management systems, learning management systems, electronic batch records, manufacturing execution systems.
* Requires an in-depth knowledge of the system development life cycle.
* A demonstrated ability in creation of requirements, design documents and test scripts.
* Must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of system design and implementation.
* Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally together with strong presentation skills.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
* Ability to anticipate client needs and propose alternative business solutions.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Must show strong judgment and time management skills.
* Strong Customer Service Focus.
* Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
* Knowledge of GMP, 21 CFR Part 11 and Annex 11.

Requirements

Education and Experience:
* BS/BA in related field and minimum of 5 years relevant experience supporting technology projects and implementations required.
* Prior experience in a Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Devices or Research environment required.
* At least 5 years' experience in gathering requirements and business analysis required.
* Requires 5 years' hands-on experience with one or more technology solutions such as: Document management systems, project management systems, laboratory information management systems, learning management systems, electronic batch records, manufacturing execution systems.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.