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IT Business Analyst

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA 92101
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    112764694

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information
In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.


Location:
San Diego, CA - HQ


The IT Business Analyst works closely with IT Business Partners to define and document key processes, requirements, knowledge articles, and user documentation. The IT Business Analyst will work both on projects, as a critical team member, and with operational teams to identify communication and training to help ease the introduction of new technologies, and to further improve operational processes.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work with Business and IT Business Partners to help define and document business processes and requirements including, but not limited to, data flow, data storage, application usability, reporting and analytics
  • Support project management in the implementation of technology solutions according to ACADIA's software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Create training materials, "How Tos," and knowledge items to ease user adoption of new technology
  • Create detailed user acceptance testing (UAT) scripts and facilitate UAT with business partners
  • Define, coordinate and/or execute system integration testing to ensure solutions are built to requirements and specifications
  • Facilitate resolution of Tier 1 and 2 application issues for business partners and escalate to vendor support as needed
  • Act as operational lead for existing systems including holding recurring operational meetings with business partners and vendors, tracking and evaluating change requests, initiating change controls for implementation of changes, coordinating routine system patches and escalating issues to IT Business Partners
  • Conduct source systems data quality analysis as needed
  • Define standard operating procedures and perform periodic review activities for systems

Education/Experience/Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Information Systems with one to two years of applied work experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.
  • Ability to be highly organized, self-motivated with the capability to prioritize projects and workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including tact, diplomacy and flexibility
  • Excellent skills in defining and documenting processes, requirements, and training materials
  • Previous Pharma experience preferred or a desire to learn in a pharma environment

ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

PI112764694

</br><b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b></br></br>U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information <br> In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.<br/><br/><bIT Business Analyst</b><br/>Location:<br>San Diego, CA - HQ<br/><br/><br>The IT Business Analyst works closely with IT Business Partners to define and document key processes, requirements, knowledge articles, and user documentation. The IT Business Analyst will work both on projects, as a critical team member, and with operational teams to identify communication and training to help ease the introduction of new technologies, and to further improve operational processes. <br><br><u><strong>Primary Duties & Responsibilities:</strong></u><br> <ul> <li>Work with Business and IT Business Partners to help define and document business processes and requirements including, but not limited to, data flow, data storage, application usability, reporting and analytics</li> <li>Support project management in the implementation of technology solutions according to ACADIA's software development lifecycle (SDLC)</li> <li>Create training materials, "How Tos," and knowledge items to ease user adoption of new technology</li> <li>Create detailed user acceptance testing (UAT) scripts and facilitate UAT with business partners</li> <li>Define, coordinate and/or execute system integration testing to ensure solutions are built to requirements and specifications</li> <li>Facilitate resolution of Tier 1 and 2 application issues for business partners and escalate to vendor support as needed</li> <li>Act as operational lead for existing systems including holding recurring operational meetings with business partners and vendors, tracking and evaluating change requests, initiating change controls for implementation of changes, coordinating routine system patches and escalating issues to IT Business Partners</li> <li>Conduct source systems data quality analysis as needed</li> <li>Define standard operating procedures and perform periodic review activities for systems</li> </ul> <br><u><strong>Education/Experience/Skills:</strong></u><br><br>Bachelor's degree in Information Systems with one to two years of applied work experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. <br> <ul> <li>Ability to be highly organized, self-motivated with the capability to prioritize projects and workload</li> <li>Excellent attention to detail</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including tact, diplomacy and flexibility</li> <li>Excellent skills in defining and documenting processes, requirements, and training materials</li> <li>Previous Pharma experience preferred or a desire to learn in a pharma environment</li> </ul> <br><em>ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</em><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/qqj2rotreZGNuAekUx2QX"> <p>PI112764694</p>
Posted: 2019-08-13 Expires: 2019-09-14

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