Senior Business Systems Analyst

San Francisco, California
Jan 24, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Applies relevant principles to support projects and ongoing activities.  Completes tasks which support a project or functional team. Works with multiple business functions within R&D Global Medical Affairs and Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) organizations.


•Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
•Uses appropriate tools to collect, correlate and analyze data; records and maintains technical data for use in developing operating and instruction manuals. Conducts tests; develops preliminary findings for review by experienced analysts. Assists in the development of standards and procedures.  Prepares written reports of work. Applies and executes standard information systems theories, concepts and techniques.
•Determines approach and solution to problem when issue is within scope of own ability. Develops solutions to problems where casual relationships can be identified and precedents exist. Conducts training.
•Applies analytical thinking skills to diagnose and make recommendations on systems. Incorporates knowledge of business and technology to make recommendations. Translates data gathered from user discussions into business requirements. Identifies business/system needs and recommends solutions. Assists with the testing strategies and develops preliminary findings.
•Analyzes departmental processes and needs, and makes recommendations that are most effective means to satisfy those needs. Analyses the most complex work procedures and job methods and presents concepts to simplify those procedures.
•Work is performed and technical decisions are made with a high degree of independence and performance is judged by results obtained.
•Works effectively with team/group to accomplish organizational goals. Actively participates in client or team meetings by offering suggestions. Provides leadership to project planning.
•Monitors and organizes the efforts of technical and business support staff.  Manages projects according to milestones and completes tasks assigned by more experienced analysts and managers.  Guides the efforts of less experienced staff.
•Exercises latitude in approach to problem and solution.  Work is reviewed for soundness of business judgement and to determine if overall results and objectives have been achieved.  Errors or failure to achieve expected results may result in project delays and/or the expendituire of more resources than was planned.  Regular assignements are completed with minimal supervision.


•Bachelors degree plus 5 years technical experience, or Masters degree plus 4 years experience.
•Experience in a Business System Analyst role.
•Systems Testing and IT Implementation. experience.
•Supervisory experience.
•Project Management experience.
•Engineering experience and 1-2 years’ in the Pharma Industry is a must, and specifically with a medical affairs organization is a plus

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.