Senior Business Analyst

San Rafael, CA 94901

Posted: 07/31/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16155

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to be part of our client’ s team in San Rafael. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

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.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Senior Business Analyst:

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:
  • Support the successful execution of Coupa procurement system globally
  • Translate business requirements into functional and non-functional specifications. Develop functional prototypes to further illustrate the business need. Actively manage and communicate changes to specifications.
  • Author, co-author, review and/or maintain project and SDLC related documentation (e.g. Implementation Plan, URS, Validation Plan, Test Scripts, Change Requests, and other change management documentation as called out in the Validation Plan, etc.)
  • Plan and supervise activities with regard to implementation of a particular process. Drive development of standards, entry conventions, and business processes related to using clinical systems.  Ensure information flow to user community.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the testing approach and plan. Writes testing scripts and sets up the testing environment for the testers. Lead system testing with the testers, tracks testing issues and drive issue resolution.
  • Prepare business use case studies and best practices documents. Produces documentation that provides detailed instructions on how to use/test the end-to-end S2P systems
  • Partner with the functional Business Unit, business process owner to ensure change management activities, Training plan, Training documentation is developed and facilitated for implementation, as well as the plan for the function to support training ongoing.
  • Ensure coordination of administration activities for systems are included in the requirements for User accounts, user privileges, reporting, configuration, etc.
  • Support the data migration activities by carrying out data improvement activities, verifying data mappings between legacy and target systems, and verifying data accuracy post-migration
  • Support the data integration activities by identifying integration use cases, data flows, and data mappings across systems
  • Communicate, manage and drive resolutions for issues and risks. Drive effective conflict resolution across partners.
  • Ensure the production environment is ‘ up & running’ and timely and competent support of user community with regard to daily problem solving. Collaborate on problem resolution, team decisions, and project planning.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience as a Business systems analyst in implementation of Source to Pay Applications
  • Degree in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain or related field
  • Experience in business process documentation, design and optimization.
  • Experience writing test scripts, performing integration testing and assist with UAT activities.
  • Advanced knowledge of any ERP (Oracle EBS preferred) and experience using Microsoft Office products (Visio, MS Excel, MS- Word, MS-Project)
  • Demonstrated ability in liaising with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes and information systems.
  • Strong leadership, communication and documentation skills, including an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Strong project management skills, operating as part of a team organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Coupa 

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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