Senior Business Analyst
Medidata Solutions
 New York, NY

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com.

Your Mission:

Medidata is the leader in developing the technologies that allow our customers to get the medicines to patients faster. Building on our long history of delivering world-class clinical applications to the life sciences industry, Medidata’s Product Organization is staffed with a passionate team of product management experts, tackling the industry’s most difficult technical challenges in order to push the boundaries of possibility for our clients and most importantly, for patients. Together we can deliver meaningful advanced digital transformation to the industry in order to achieve our vision.

Looking for the challenge of a lifetime while also helping millions of people live happier and healthier lives? The Medidata team is looking for a smart, driven Senior Business Analyst to play a key role driving execution of our industry leading Mobile Health solution. We’re harnessing a quickly growing trend within the life sciences industry to elevate the patient’s voice throughout the clinical trial process, by enabling the capture of patient data in the real world, and engaging patients to ensure a higher quality experience. We’re utilizing mobile technology already in the pockets of most patients today, and taking advantage of the latest trends in apps, wearable sensors to drive a patient centric revolution in clinical research.

As a member of our Patient Cloud Product team, the Senior Business Analyst will partner with Product Management & UX to develop detailed requirements to meet our roadmap objectives, and then drive execution through our AGILE cross-functional teams.

Your Competencies:

  • Be a leader and end-user expert for a cross-functional Agile team of developers, quality assurance, documentation and training authors, and UX designers

  • Interact with product management, internal subject matter experts, technical services, and client end-users, to understand key requirements

  • Work closely with Medidata architecture teams to help design best in class solutions

  • Create and own detailed use cases, supporting functional requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Work closely with development team in an Agile SCRUM environment to refine, prioritize and support the development, testing and release of functionality

  • Collaborate with Product Owner on complex business requirements and designs on user interface features, underlying service capabilities, and API functionality

  • Lead client feedback sessions, preparing presentations and engaging end users effectively to define innovative solutions

  • Create presentations to help train internal teams on new capabilities

  • Review, prioritize, comment and follow-up on defects

Your Education & Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience working with AGILE technology teams in a business analyst or product management role; preferably as part of a B2B SAAS organization, and ideally involving mobile technologies (i.e. native apps, responsive web products, wearable sensors)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills sufficient to present to both internal stakeholders and external product users

  • Ability to interact with technical resources and translate business needs to a technical team; effectively communicate technical information and processes to relevant stakeholders

  • Ability to interact with customer users to understand their pain points and turn those into actionable user stories and product plans

  • Critical thinking: Analysis and problem solving skills to address core business problems; Ability to effectively evaluate a problem or situation from all angles to determine the most appropriate solution

  • Subject matter expertise with pharma / life sciences drug development processes, or patient facing healthcare technology strongly preferred

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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