Systems Analyst - II

Location: Foster City, California
Posted On: 9/9/2017
Job Code: 2228_systemsanalyst
Job Description
Title: Systems Analyst - II
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Foster City, California, USA, 94404
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
• Supports DSPH’s need for analytics, line listings, summary tabulations, visualizations and dashboards by using Cognos. Contributes to full life cycle of safety data analytical activities – data query, report authoring, report validation and report publishing
o Checking Datamart for failed reports and creating/amending report schedules as appropriate
o Authoring/Validating/QC of Datamart Cognos report requests
o QC of Systems requests as appropriate
o Update the issues log as appropriate
o Produce detailed design documents to match business requirements
• Has proven Experience in delivering Cognos reports and be able to demonstrate examples.
• Be able to translate business needs into Cognos outputs that accurately address business needs.
• Be able to translate reporting tools features into business benefits and communicate this information to Customers
• Be able to quickly learn and understand the DSPH data sources and models.
• Independently establishes work priorities and direction with minimal input from manager.
• Demonstrates attention to details, teamwork and initiative.
• Participates in cross-functional discussions and presentations
• Collaborates with members in Systems, Data Analytics, Project Management, IT, QA, etc

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
• Good understanding of relational databases and reporting tools (Cognos Report Studio or Business objects required) 3-5 Years.
• Oracle SQL experience required (+2 years)
• Pharma experience is preferred, especially working with Research and Development/R&D/Development Operations functions (Drug Safety, Biometrics, Clinical Operations, Clinical Data Management)
• Experience working with validated/qualified applications is preferred
• Candidate must be organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment.
• Must be proficient in written and verbal communication.
• Excellent facilitation and negotiation skills and drive to successful outcome
• Experience in trouble shooting/ problem solving.
• Works as an independent contributor as well as a team player
• Technical experience with computer systems, databases, and end user community support.
• Good working knowledge skills with MS Office Products, MS Visio, and MS Project.

Additional Skills:
• Knowledge of Pharmacovigilance Databases (e.g. Argus, ARISg).
• Is conversant with and understands current Pharmacovigilance regulations
• Experience working with Ticketing System like Service Now.

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Contact Details
Varun Doshi
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