Analyst, Clinical Biospecimen Management Systems

Novato, CA | Contract

Post Date: 10/02/2017 Job ID: 12038 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking an Analyst, Clinical Biospecimen Management Systems to be part of our Client’ s team in Marin County. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biopharmaceutical company focusing on the developing and commercializing novel therapies for rare diseases.  

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. Their company has been recognized as one of the fastest drug developers in the industry and has also been recognized among the Top 10 World’ s Most Innovative Company’ s in 2015 & 2016.Their organization is fueled by their employee’ s passion and dedication to change the course of disease.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Analyst, Clinical Biospecimen Management Systems

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation. 
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:

System Planning, Design, and Implementation
  • Support planning and implementation of system enhancements and upgrades: assist in managing and tracking the status of system change requests, enhancements and/or support efforts; perform preliminary impact assessment for requested changes; translate business requirements into solution evaluation criteria and functional design requirements.
  • Assist in the development and execution of test plans to ensure the system performs as intended; assist in the execution and documentation of validation testing for changes in database; understand and adhere to computer system validation procedures, partnering with IT

System Administration
  •   Act as back-up for application administration activities for systems as needed, including maintaining code lists and libraries, assisting in the development of data transfer plans with laboratories and biorepositories and ensuring they are reviewed appropriately, and implementing system owner approved administrative updates.

System User Support
  • Assist in performing super user tasks, including but not limited to: Gathering and documenting user requirements for adhoc and custom reports; overseeing programming, validation, and generation of reports; Performing adhoc queries and working with system vendor(s) as needed to develop validated queries/reports; loading data from internal & external sources/systems (manual and/or automatic), and flagging issues to CBM Operations or labs/biorepositories for investigation and resolution in order to ensure timely, efficient, high-quality data
  • Contribute to vendor related data transfer specifications to ensure accurate biospecimen tracking
  • Assist with internal User Support. Escalate and track support issues as necessary.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of system user manual(s) and training materials.
  • Assist with system solution training to staff and other authorized company staff on all CBM Systems related functions
  • The Analyst will also focus on developing key core competencies such as Leadership, Problem Solving, and Influence and Persuasion.
  • Will also strive to develop the critical technical skills necessary for success on the team, including Biospecimen Management Processes and Logistics and Good Practices and Compliance.

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in health/life sciences, computer information systems, or related degree. Experience in lieu of education accepted.
  • 2 years of relevant experience working in the pharmaceutical (including CROs, labs and biorepositories) or related regulated industry
  • sharing ideas and work product with competence in a clear, concise, and timely way
  • effectively facilitating small functional meetings
  • adeptly identifying critical path tasks and consistently delivering on time and as expected
  • quickly developing and maintaining strong working relationships
  • Modeling a fair, transparent and collaborative approach to work execution.


Ryan Hamm

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career Bayside Solutions is the right place. We source for qualified talent throughout the United States. My specialty is scientific roles and I take pride in every job I recruit on. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities I am available to build a strong relationship and find you your next opportunity.

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