Associate, Data Systems Analyst

Pearl River, New York
May 19, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Why Patients Need You

We live in a world of fast knowledge creation supported by technology platforms. Pfizer’s digital and ‘data first’ strategy looks to accelerate the delivery of impactful technology solutions for research, development and medical functions. We also look to constantly improve our skills by collaboration and information sharing through business technology to help employees find the best healthcare solutions for our patients. You will be working with a team of innovators who keep our systems up and running as well as our information secure. We need dedicated colleagues like you to enhance patients’ quality of care through new ideas and innovative information technology solutions.

What You Will Achieve

Yourknowledge of informaticswill help insupportingR&D through development, support and validation of computer systems.You will be required to generate high-quality assay datain a regulatedcGLP(currentGood laboratory Practice) laboratory setting to support Pfizer’s Research programsand designharmonized processes. Withacombination of your technical and documentation skills,you willvalidatedocuments related toregulatory support for the ResearchDepartment’s software solutions.

As an associate, your focus on the job will contribute in achieving project tasks and goals. Through your domain knowledge and commitment, you will create a collaborative team environment for your colleagues.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

Pfizer Vaccine Research and Development is a world leader in the development of vaccines. The primary function of the High Throughput Clinical Immunoassays and Diagnostics (HCID) team is to generate high-quality assay data in a regulated cGLP laboratory setting to support Pfizer’s vaccine programs. The purpose of this position is to contribute to a harmonized process across HCID functional areas in the development of written end-user requirements for data systems used in various laboratory processes as well as testing of systems prior to validation and deployment in the Production environment.

  • Assist in the Development of Laboratory Data Systems

  • Attend regular meetings with HCID functional area leaders to review and monitor various data system projects.

  • Meet with lab analysts and various subject matter experts to gain an understanding of the assay under development.

  • Define and document requirements for the development of assay specific LIMS builds and SAS programs.

  • Contribute to a consistent, harmonized process across HCID functional areas for the development of end-user requirements for various internal data systems used in the regulated cGLP laboratory space.

  • Assist with end-user testing of various data system builds against end-user requirements to ensure that these systems function as intended by the end user.

  • Collaborate with VRD Research Informatics personnel on data system projects according to VRD priorities.

  • Documentation Support

  • Contribute to end-user requirements documents for various data system builds used in HCID per the current good documentation practices.

  • Review and approve various standard operating procedures (SOPs), as assigned.

  • Maintain compliance with SOP periodic review process.

  • Monitor the SOP review and approval workflows for authored SOPs.

  • Author, review and approve technical reports, as assigned.

  • Training and Safety

  • Maintain strict compliance with departmental and site safety regulations.

  • Take ownership of and successfully complete all assigned training.



  • BS/BA in a science-related discipline such as biological science, computer science or mathematics with 0-2years of industry experience.

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Must have a be able to effectively describe laboratory and data-handling processes verbally and in writing in a way that is logical and can be understood by both data system specialists and laboratory personnel.


  • Basic working knowledge of laboratory assays that measure antibodies and other macromolecules in various biological fluids.

  • Experience with the definition and documentation of testable, line-item requirements.

  • Working knowledge of laboratory information management systems.

  • Experience with LabWare LIMS is preferred.

  • Basic understanding / familiarity with SQL and computer programming.

  • Familiarity with MS Visio for the creation of process flow diagrams.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 applications.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to operational excellence.

  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment

  • Experience with a regulated (cGLP) environment.


  • The ability to understand, develop and effectively describe complex laboratory and data-handling processes both verbally and in writing is required.

  • Must be attentive to details and have a passion for data quality.

  • This position requires a keen attention to detail for extended periods of time.


  • Occasional evening and weekend work and some business travel is required.

  • Work Location Assignment:On Premise

  • There may be times when it may be necessary to work additional hours to meet tight deadlines.


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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