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Director, Information Technology, Business Intelligence Design & Development Services

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Job ID:

23195

Location:

Weston, MA 

Job function:

Information Systems Management
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Posted:

03.11.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Healthcare / Pharma
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Title:

Director, Information Technology, Business Intelligence Design & Development Services

Job Description:

The Solution Design and Development (SD&D) Team within Biogen Information Technology (IT) focuses on Application Design, Development, and Testing of Biogen IT Solutions. The SD&D Team is organized around platforms and functional areas. The team will focus on forecasting supply/demand, architecting solutions, designing, developing, testing, and delivering new solutions. These new solutions will be transitioned to the Operations Team for ongoing support and maintenance.

This position will be a leadership position within the SD&D Team. The SD&D BI Lead will provide design and development expertise throughout all phases of a project. They will contribute to the project plan and schedule and be accountable for all design and development related activities throughout the project.

The principle purpose of the BI Director is to oversee the vision, strategy and delivery of Business Intelligence services. This includes overseeing technical teams in the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into application designs and software solutions.

This position will lead a team that will work closely with the Functional Lead IT Team, Solution Providers, IT Quality, Infrastructure, Operations, Project Managers and the business users to plan, define and execute all design and development related activities.

This role will also apply the latest technology expertise to ensure the best solutions for our business. The role will be expected to work with our current toolsets, and also explore other products, vendors, processes, and tools to further expand our thinking.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic:

Operate an application design and development service to support Biogen's needs within area

Lead team of internal and external 3rd party resources performing design and development activities for our applications

Ensure internal and external 3rd party team is properly staffed to meet current and future project demands

Define goals and objectives for the service in alignment with the organization goals and objectives.

Translate the goals to initiatives. Roll out the initiatives, monitor progress and course correct to meet the goals

Setup/augment the organizational design and development processes and policies to ensure quality standardization. Bring the industry best practices to the organization

Have a clear understanding of business and IT needs and fine tune the design and development service catalog accordingly
Define the knowledge and skill requirement for their area

Build strong professional working relationships across all levels within the organization

Engage with external partners and capitalize their strengths to achieve the roadmap

Understand the best-of-breed solutions and tools available in the market and bring the relevant ones to the organization. Periodically report the return on such investments

Define clear metrics mechanism to objectively measure and report success

Demonstrate design and development thought leadership through execution excellence and mentoring the teams

Engage periodically with Executive leadership and demonstrate success and value

Ability to drive innovation within the team and articulate the value to sponsor
Prepare audit ready design and development packages that are needed for validated systems

Operational:

Responsible for directing team(s) through all software development lifecycle phases by ensuring that teams understand and adhere to company methodology, policies, standards, and controls

Have a consistent focus on the design and development goals and align activities and capabilities to meet the goals defined

Support analysis and estimation of project pipeline

Connect with the project teams proactively and identify opportunities to engage

Enable the managers and leads on the ground to engage with the project team. Monitor and track progress and metrics. Engage with the project teams periodically to understand the engagement health and steer the team accordingly

Accountable for budget, issues, risks, quality, schedule for design and development activities

Accountability of SDLC design and development related deliverables and activities

Accountable for overall design and development timeliness and solution quality

Manage third-party vendors

Build and review design and development strategy and plan for strategic programs

Identify the service needs for program and deploy them in a timely way to ensure success of projects

Continuous interaction with the external partners to onboard right experienced and right skilled resources to projects

Track the project financial status (PO) and ensure financial health of operations

Track resource utilization and recalibrate the team size accordingly

Monitor and track the return on investments on tools procured

Support Vendor Management Organization in pricing negotiation with the service and tool vendor

Own the SOW, PO, invoice handling and other commercial aspects for design and development activities of the project

Seek leadership support and guidance at the right time to resolve issues or support the team's cause

Publish periodic status report on engagement. Build SD&D as an internal brand through focused initiatives

Job Requirements:

Qualifications15 Years of IT experience and at least 5+ Years of application design/architecture and development 10 years of experience working with business intelligence solutions Experience managing BI services and systems including tools such as ETL, Business Objects, Tableau, MDM, etc. Ability to understand and appreciate solution design and development concepts and quickly scale up to advise/guide the team Experience managing geographically distributed project teams and budgets $1M - $5M+ per year Experience working with outsourced service providers Experience working with offshore delivery teams Preferred experience in Life Sciences or Healthcare industry Strong leadership and communication skills Experience presenting to senior IT and business colleagues Strong intuition regarding portfolio and financial decisions and business needs Consultative skills and mentality Good listening skills with ability to make timely well-informed decisions Managed projects in agile and waterfall models Ability to track project activities and track progress to business value realization Willingness and ability to train and mentor staff EducationBachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Management or associated field required. MBA preferred About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies to improve the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases, hematologic conditions and autoimmune diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.

Founded in 1978, Biogen is the world's oldest independent biotechnology company. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for secondary progressive MS, Alzheimer's Disease, spinal muscular atrophy, lupus and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), amongst others.

With approximately 7,500 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from '@biogen.com' or '@biogenidec.com' email accounts.

Zip Code:

02493

Company Info
Biogen

Cambridge, MA, United States

Phone: +1 781-464-3260, +1 781-464-3260
Web Site: www.biogene.com

Company Profile

Company Info


Biogen
Cambridge, MA, United States
Phone: +1 781-464-3260, +1 781-464-3260
Web Site: www.biogene.com

Director, Information Technology, Business Intelligence Design & Development Services

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Job ID:

23195

Location:

Weston, MA 

Job function:

Information Systems Management
col-narrow-right   

Posted:

03.11.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Healthcare / Pharma
col-wide   

Title:

Director, Information Technology, Business Intelligence Design & Development Services

Job Description:

The Solution Design and Development (SD&D) Team within Biogen Information Technology (IT) focuses on Application Design, Development, and Testing of Biogen IT Solutions. The SD&D Team is organized around platforms and functional areas. The team will focus on forecasting supply/demand, architecting solutions, designing, developing, testing, and delivering new solutions. These new solutions will be transitioned to the Operations Team for ongoing support and maintenance.

This position will be a leadership position within the SD&D Team. The SD&D BI Lead will provide design and development expertise throughout all phases of a project. They will contribute to the project plan and schedule and be accountable for all design and development related activities throughout the project.

The principle purpose of the BI Director is to oversee the vision, strategy and delivery of Business Intelligence services. This includes overseeing technical teams in the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into application designs and software solutions.

This position will lead a team that will work closely with the Functional Lead IT Team, Solution Providers, IT Quality, Infrastructure, Operations, Project Managers and the business users to plan, define and execute all design and development related activities.

This role will also apply the latest technology expertise to ensure the best solutions for our business. The role will be expected to work with our current toolsets, and also explore other products, vendors, processes, and tools to further expand our thinking.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic:

Operate an application design and development service to support Biogen's needs within area

Lead team of internal and external 3rd party resources performing design and development activities for our applications

Ensure internal and external 3rd party team is properly staffed to meet current and future project demands

Define goals and objectives for the service in alignment with the organization goals and objectives.

Translate the goals to initiatives. Roll out the initiatives, monitor progress and course correct to meet the goals

Setup/augment the organizational design and development processes and policies to ensure quality standardization. Bring the industry best practices to the organization

Have a clear understanding of business and IT needs and fine tune the design and development service catalog accordingly
Define the knowledge and skill requirement for their area

Build strong professional working relationships across all levels within the organization

Engage with external partners and capitalize their strengths to achieve the roadmap

Understand the best-of-breed solutions and tools available in the market and bring the relevant ones to the organization. Periodically report the return on such investments

Define clear metrics mechanism to objectively measure and report success

Demonstrate design and development thought leadership through execution excellence and mentoring the teams

Engage periodically with Executive leadership and demonstrate success and value

Ability to drive innovation within the team and articulate the value to sponsor
Prepare audit ready design and development packages that are needed for validated systems

Operational:

Responsible for directing team(s) through all software development lifecycle phases by ensuring that teams understand and adhere to company methodology, policies, standards, and controls

Have a consistent focus on the design and development goals and align activities and capabilities to meet the goals defined

Support analysis and estimation of project pipeline

Connect with the project teams proactively and identify opportunities to engage

Enable the managers and leads on the ground to engage with the project team. Monitor and track progress and metrics. Engage with the project teams periodically to understand the engagement health and steer the team accordingly

Accountable for budget, issues, risks, quality, schedule for design and development activities

Accountability of SDLC design and development related deliverables and activities

Accountable for overall design and development timeliness and solution quality

Manage third-party vendors

Build and review design and development strategy and plan for strategic programs

Identify the service needs for program and deploy them in a timely way to ensure success of projects

Continuous interaction with the external partners to onboard right experienced and right skilled resources to projects

Track the project financial status (PO) and ensure financial health of operations

Track resource utilization and recalibrate the team size accordingly

Monitor and track the return on investments on tools procured

Support Vendor Management Organization in pricing negotiation with the service and tool vendor

Own the SOW, PO, invoice handling and other commercial aspects for design and development activities of the project

Seek leadership support and guidance at the right time to resolve issues or support the team's cause

Publish periodic status report on engagement. Build SD&D as an internal brand through focused initiatives

Job Requirements:

Qualifications15 Years of IT experience and at least 5+ Years of application design/architecture and development 10 years of experience working with business intelligence solutions Experience managing BI services and systems including tools such as ETL, Business Objects, Tableau, MDM, etc. Ability to understand and appreciate solution design and development concepts and quickly scale up to advise/guide the team Experience managing geographically distributed project teams and budgets $1M - $5M+ per year Experience working with outsourced service providers Experience working with offshore delivery teams Preferred experience in Life Sciences or Healthcare industry Strong leadership and communication skills Experience presenting to senior IT and business colleagues Strong intuition regarding portfolio and financial decisions and business needs Consultative skills and mentality Good listening skills with ability to make timely well-informed decisions Managed projects in agile and waterfall models Ability to track project activities and track progress to business value realization Willingness and ability to train and mentor staff EducationBachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Management or associated field required. MBA preferred About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies to improve the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases, hematologic conditions and autoimmune diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.

Founded in 1978, Biogen is the world's oldest independent biotechnology company. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for secondary progressive MS, Alzheimer's Disease, spinal muscular atrophy, lupus and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), amongst others.

With approximately 7,500 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from '@biogen.com' or '@biogenidec.com' email accounts.

Zip Code:

02493
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