Enterprise Systems Analyst

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 250 days ago

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The Enterprise Systems Analyst works closely with IT Business Partners and the business to define and document key processes, requirements, knowledge base articles, and user documentation. The Enterprise Systems Analyst will also work on projects as a critical technical team member, and participate on operational teams to craft communication and training materials to help ease the introduction of new technologies, and to further improve operational processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with business to define and document key business processes and requirements
  • Ensure GxP validated systems remain in a validated state
  • Manage and/or perform system changes, ensuring changes are controlled, tested, validated, and communicated
  • Create and review training materials, “How To” documents, work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and knowledge base articles to ease user adoption of new technology
  • Create validation plans and necessary validation documentation in line with computer system validation SOP
  • Administer validated and/or non-validated systems, including user administration and access review, and basic system configuration (e.g., list of value updates)
  • Define, coordinate and/or execute system testing to ensure solutions are built to requirements and specifications
  • Facilitate resolution of Tier 2 and 3 application issues
  • Document all procedures related to position
  • Conduct source system and data quality analysis
  • Participate in activities related to the design, configuration and implementation of ACADIA systems’ integrations, and data warehouse initiatives
  • Develop expertise with ACADIA’s integration tools and reporting environments


Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. A minimum of 6years progressively responsibleexperience in the pharmaceutical industry with a focus on commercial systems, G&A systems, quality systems, and/or drug development systems, including computer system validation.

Must possess:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent skills in defining and documenting processes, requirements, training materials, and SOPs
  • Ability to act as “technical translator” between IT and business groups
  • Understanding of and experience with different types of pharmaceutical data and processes
  • Experience with and solid understanding of complex systems, such as EDC, SAS, IRT, eTMF, CTMS, data warehouses, CRM, business intelligence tools, HR applications, financial applications
  • Excellent skills and experience with computer system validation
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of task at one time
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with or knowledge of relational databases


  • PL/SQL proficiency
  • Experience defining and implementing data exchange
  • Experience managing technical vendor partner relationships and agreements
  • Experience project managing packaged application implementations applying a standard SDLC.