Pharmacyclics, LLC

Programmer System Senior Analyst - Delivery Manager

Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

General Position Summary/Purpose:

We are seeking an Programmer System Senior Analyst - Delivery Manager to manage the Development Operations for agile solutions in support of our Sales/Commercial and Medical organizations. Solutions will be deployed on the Salesforce platform, Tableau reporting platform and other Commercial/Medical applications/platforms. The resource will be hands-on and will collaborate closely with Commercial, Sales, Medical, IT Operations, Marketing and our partners Veeva & Apttus. The position will report to the Associate Director, Commercial Applications.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day Development Operations of the Commercial Applications group. This includes creating project timelines, task tracking and following up with IT and Business resources to ensure on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Time permitting, the resource will also serve as the Project Manager for major projects.
  • Assist the technical leads in developing implementation plans for agile solutions.
  • Lead requirements gathering efforts (Business Process/Functional and Technical Specifications) as needed for Dev/Ops projects that do not require a full FRS or assigned Project Manager. Author required documentation as needed.
  • Take ownership for the on-time delivery of Dev/Ops solutions and projects under their supervision.
  • Assist in the generation of documents and reports.
  • Assist in the creation of training materials.
  • Become familiar with Sales/Commercial/Medical operational reports/dashboards and work with Sales/Commercial/Medical to develop and launch new reports/dashboards as needed.
  • Provide end-user support as needed.
  • Escalate issues to Sales/Commercial/Medical Operations and IT Management and vendor support as needed.

Qualifications, Experience and Education Requirements (degree, certifications, etc.): Include must have and preferred

  • 8+ years of experience leading and contributing to technical projects implementing system functionality and integrations in support of business operations
  • 5+ years in a lead role implementing technical products and/or projects
  • Experience working with the life sciences industry is preferred
  • Familiarity with relational databases and related concepts
  • Familiarity with customer and sales data
  • Solid business process/requirements analysis and re-engineering
  • Working knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Understanding of mobile computer trends and concepts
  • Self-motivated with high degree of initiative and excellent follow-up skills, along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well organized, results oriented and eager to tackle difficult problems
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with field-based and non-technical users
  • Good documentation skills, design functional specifications, test scripts, and training documents
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, able to present information and make recommendations to management and individuals
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal customers, vendors, and others, as necessary
  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or related discipline


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