Job Description

Seeking a BA for an opportunity with a client. The ideal BA candidate should have at least 5 to 10 years of Life Sciences, Pharma, Biotech and/or Biopharma domain experience. Manufacturing experience would be an option, as well.


Science background that converted to IT and/or Business Analysis. This candidate may have been a Clinical Business Analyst previously, for example.

  • Some (chemical or pharma) engineering experience would also be ideal - in lieu or addition to the science experience above.

  • Has the IT theoretical and applied background.

  • Some experience with SDLC and ITIL (would be nice if some sort of ITIL certification - not a must-have).

  • Understands the pharma/biotech discovery pipeline process.

  • Has direct experience with multiple Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) systems, especially those within the Laboratory Informatics space (like LIMS, ELN, CDS, SDMS, LES, etc.).

  • MS Project Server, SharePoint, MS Dynamics.

  • Experience with manufacturing systems like Process Historian, Electronic Batch Records, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), SCADA, etc.


  • Lead scientific-related business needs assessment, as well as facilitate the design, build and implementation of IT systems.
  • Work with scientists and laboratory personnel to understand their business processes and suggest improvement opportunities to enhance end-user experience.
  • Work closely with end-users and technical team members to translate high-level business and user requirements into functional and design specifications using structured business and technical analysis and data modeling techniques (e.g. activity diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams, etc.)
  • Act as an expert technical and scientific resource to software development staff in all phases of the development and implementation process.
  • Participate in user research, usability and acceptance testing.
    Understand system inter-dependencies and collaborate with project teams accordingly.
  • Assist in evaluating cost-benefit and ROI analyses.
  • Manage Research IT related project budget(s).
  • Train, develop and manage junior scientific business analysts.

Education + Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with members of all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly document requirements and processes.
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to interact with technical and scientific personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform business analysis, elicit requirements and identify valid improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to understand end-user needs and user experience in a science-based research environment.
  • Willingness to work in and adapt to a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Attention to detail and a passion for solving complex and interesting problems in a science driven environment.
    Analytical with the desire to measure the effectiveness of new features.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interest in contributing to biological research.

Other Benefits

Job Summary

  • Published on: 2020-10-31 06:08:20
  • Vacancy: 08
  • Employment Status: Contract
  • Experience: Over 5 Year
  • Job Location: Sleepy Hollow, NY
  • Salary: 1300 k
  • Gender: Any
  • Application Deadline: 2020-11-21

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  • Address: Sleepy Hollow, NY
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