Senior Data Analytics Specialist
Covance by Labcorp’s Global Specimen Solutions (GSS) business provides specialty services in the holistic specimen tracking space. GSS improves translational science in the drug discovery process through industry best practices and a uniquely powerful pipeline data management analytics solution. GSS reduces the time, cost and risk of specimen based research, while building robust, healthy data pipelines that optimize research opportunities.
Demonstrate the ability to multi-task, working on multiple user requests at the same time
Utilize analytical and/or technical skills to meet project objectives and deliverables that are within project scope
Self-driven and capable of identifying critical paths to meet business timelines
Work with Business Analysts to understand business requirements and effectively convert requirements into code
Ability to guide users as to best way to solve data transformation problems
Collaborate with Data Management to perform tests and provide update to data loading modules and activities within schedule and provide support to data processing
Collaborate with other developers to share workload in the requests queue.
This position requires some participation in client calls to understand their needs and capture requirements and to help the Data Operations group answer client questions as to how best to address client issues/concerns
Design and implement all publication activities such as dashboards and maintain required system documentation according to IT applications and SDLC procedures and provide support to all activities and provide resolution
Support generation and management of metrics.
Staff and Financial Management
Understand implications of activities to project budgets.
Monitor changing business requirements and validate/re-validate existing designs and schedules of data loading processes and document as necessary
Suggest process improvements where issues are seen.
Support Six Sigma process improvement teams.
Training / SOPs
Reviews training materials for staff.
Mentor and support other developers in their understanding and execution of Data loading activities
Active member of SOP review teams as assigned.
Assist with special projects as designated.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent in experience
5 years’ experience with at least one Object Oriented Language is required (.NET Framework, Ruby, Ruby-On-Rails, Java, Python)
1-2 years’ experience with Cloud Computing (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure) is required
2 years’ experience with Database Systems (Oracle, MySQL) is required
Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle is required. Knowledge of Agile methods preferred
Minimum 0 – 2 years of in a Clinical Trials setting or equivalent experience.
Minimum 0 – 2 years system development experience or equivalent work experience in a regulated (FDA, EPA, etc.) environment required.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong analytical skills, preferably in a GCP environment.
Experience with 21 CFR Part 11 in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO or related industry.
Problem Solving/Logic Skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong MS/Office skills, in particular with Excel and Word
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