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Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 20-05843
Location: South San Francisco, California
Job Title: LIMS Sr. Business Analyst
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
Contract: December 2020—May 2021 (with possibility of extension or conversion)
 
This is an excellent opportunity to start a career with a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s largest biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.
 
Please note: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide VISA sponsorship, STEM extension, or Corp to Corp working status applications at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 
Experience:
  • Business Analyst with 8-10 years of experience
  • Must have scientific background in pharma research or extensive experience implementing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) software
  • Worked on pharma research sample management and sample processing projects
  • Must have experience establishing and driving data standards including reference data – dictionaries and ontologies
  • Experience with Sample data modeling
  • Must have worked in Agile software development environment
  • Experience with LIMS COTS products like Lab Vantage, Watson LIMS, CoreLIMS is a plus
  • Experience with Data Governance is a plus
 
Responsibilities:
  • Gathering requirements for building software to automate Lab workflows
  • Meeting users like scientists, pathologists, lab managers to understand their needs and translating them into well-defined and clearly documented software requirements for technical teams
  • Converting user requirements to JIRA user stories and guide the functionality of IT systems across the full software development lifecycle
  • Assist the Product Owner in maintaining product backlog and story grooming
 
Skills:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to solicit user requirements through various channels and to convert them to a product backlog
  • Expertise with G-Suite, JIRA, Confluence
 
Education:
  • B.S. or higher, in life sciences or computer science