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IT Business Analyst

Req ID #:  39232
Location: 

Horsham, PA, US, 19044

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced IT Business Analyst for our Information Technology group located in Horsham, PA
 

Ascertains and documents business requirements and processes that fit with the company's system architecture standards, utilizing deep understanding of business processes for area of focus. Recommends process improvements, working closely with users and management. Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. May create (or oversee) test scripts to ensure functionality meets requirements documented. May design and develop training material and may deliver training. May act as a liaison with other business functions.
 

This position will directly support the Safety Assessment Toxicology and Pathology business units.  Must demonstrate proficiency with GxP, computer systems validation processes, understand basic project management skills and processes and be a very effective communicator.  This position should have a background/subject matter expertise in the one or more of the following fields:  Toxicology, Saftey Pharmacology, DART, Veterinary Medicine, Pathology, Clinical Pathology and have leadership skills.
 

The following are minimum requirements related to the IT Business Analyst position.
 

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline. 
  • Experience:  Minimum 5 years applicable business analysis experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  CCBA or CBAP is a plus.
  • Other:  In-depth knowledge of current IT technologies and state-of-the-art practices including an understanding in areas of application programming, database and systems design.  Must understand internet, intranet, extranet and customer/server architectures and how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to deliver informative, well-organized presentations.  Ability to work well in a team environment.
     

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


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