Sr Associate IS Prog Analyst (JP4363)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 07-11-2018

Job Title: Sr Associate IS Prog Analyst (JP4363)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with likely extensions
Business Unit:  OIS, Global Supply Chain

‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for a Sr Associate IS Prog Analyst for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA
Onsite- M-F normal core hours 

Ideal Candidate- up to 5years experience in programming and design, experience on a project team, and an FDA-regulated industry (pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics) preferred. Candidate has experience in SQL, MS Access, BI Systems (Spotfire, Tableau, Power BI), Excel and SharePoint. Past Amgen experience is also a preferred. 

Job Details: This role employs entry level programming and design techniques that ensure adherence to software development standards, performance efficiency, reliable and maintainable code, and self-documenting programs. Must have a basic understanding of application development methodologies and techniques. Drafts and updates detailed project plans for small projects or portions of larger projects. Assists in testing, debugging, maintaining, and documenting components of information systems applications. Understands basic business processes and transforms them into programming logic. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. ; Skills: ; experience on a project team, and an FDA-regulated industry (pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics) preferred 

Work in a team environment to produce final dashboard visualizations for consumption by various levels of management and upper management. A strong background in mathematics or engineering is needed to understand objectives and where applicable, the data calculations within the visualization tools. Strong interpersonal and communication skills is a must to be able to receive and communicate requirements and provide updates regarding the work completed by the individual; work with Business Analysts and possibly other client groups when reviewing and verifying requirements. Dashboard visualization work requires a detail oriented individual to ensure consistent and standardized “look and feel” of final products. Ability to document, track and communicate problems and risks encountered while working with visualization tools or when errors are discovered in requirements. 

Preferred candidate has past experience with SQL, MS Access, BI Systems (Spotfire, Tableau, Power BI), Excel and SharePoint. Past Amgen experience is also a preferred.

TOP MUST-HAVE SKILL SETS: Critical thinking and problem solving skills, ability to learn new skills in fast moving environment. Math or Engineering experience/education Strong interpersonal and communication skills
DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Make modifications to Tableau dashboards to comply with visualization requirements. Create basic documentation to capture and communicate changes and modifications made to Tableau dashboards. Interface with Business Analysts (BA) and contractors to understand requirements where applicable in order to effect Tableau dashboard update
WHY THIS POSITION IS OPEN: Additional support needed on this project
EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION: Ideal candidate will gain extensive supply chain experience. Will be working directly with the business on this large program.
RED FLAGS: Poor communication skills
INTERVIEW PROCESS: Phone or in-person works. Availability is as soon as we can start screening candidates
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