Business Analyst IV

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 12/28/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 14475

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Business Analyst IV to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with one of the largest Biopharmaceutical companies in the world developing innovative medicine to save patients’ lives.

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. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

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.

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Business Analyst IV

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:
  • Multinational pharmaceutical organization is undergoing a Digital Transformation in the Pharma Technical Development department. As part of this program, there are two initiatives … Automated Documentation Generation and Molecular Nomenclature that need a business analyst. Primary stakeholders include teams based at the client site in the California and Germany.
  • An experienced, organized individual is needed in Business Analyst role, to assist with Project Documentation: Requirements, Functional Specifications, QA Testing Support, and UAT Support as described:
  • Project Documentation: Vendor resources will be leveraged heavily for this project.  Documentation skills required may vary from tracking vendor documentation deliverables -- to authoring documentation such as Functional or Detailed User Requirements for very small, low-complexity groups.
    • QA Testing: Coordinate with QA Testers to schedule testing, gain access to systems for remote testers, and ensure testing is documented per quality standards/templates.
    • User Acceptance Testing:   Compile test Scripts for small, low-complexity groups.
  • Coordinate meeting schedules between groups, project team, and vendor team.  
  • Assist Project Manager with administration of the project such as routing documents for approvals, managing final versions in repository, coordinating logistics for onsite resources, etc.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in MIS or similar degree; or, extensive experience in IT/SDLC projects
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Must be able to produce high quality documents and ‘ how-to’ guides for project processes
  • Experience supporting enterprise Document Management Systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Sound demonstrable comprehension of SDLC
  • Familiarity with Sharepoint and Google Documents is highly desirable
  • Confident, comfortable interfacing with customer groups
  • Professional written & verbal communication skills
  • Time Management: Comfortable and experienced in managing meeting schedules
  • Experience with Functional Specification authoring and review
  • Preferred Additional Qualifications & Experience:
    • Familiarity with Big Data concepts is desirable
    • Familiarity with Tableau concepts is desirable.
    • Experience working on formalized projects teams as coordinator, lead or senior team member.
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