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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Manager, IT Business Analyst for Global Biometric Sciences


Business Analyst


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology, and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

IT Business Analyst for Global Biometrics and Data Sciences (GBDS) will be responsible for the effective delivery of IT capabilities, products and services supporting the Global Biometrics and Data Sciences functions. This role will collaboratively partner with colleagues across various functions within Global Biometrics and Data Sciences to understand their information technology and digital enablement needs. This role will have responsibility for enhancing the quality of products and services, analyzing data to inform business decisions, and finding technological solutions aligning to business needs that drive value for the overall BMS (Bristol Myers Squibb) and GBDS IT strategy. IT Business Analysts will work across the matrix IT organization to drive portfolio execution from ideation to value realization, providing domain expertise.

Key Responsibilities

Collaborate and assist/lead the development of business cases in support of the roadmap and aligned with the product or platform strategy. Define, measure, & achieve business outcomes for highest value (at the lowest cost) digital capabilities.

Translate product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, sprints and acceptance test criteria.

Work in an Agile environment and continuously review the business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks.

Prioritize and maintain the sprint backlog for assigned products, balancing the requirements of stakeholders. Lead the product functional design process based on an intimate knowledge of the users and technology. Develop and maintain appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch to evaluate future investment.

Facilitate business process change within the relevant divisions and functions.  Develop strong collaborative relationships with IT colleagues across BMS Information Technology to ensure delivered solutions and services can be appropriately leveraged and value realized.

Partner with the Lead Product Manager, Technical Lead, Business Lead, and other IT colleagues as part of a Product Team to review and assess demand requests, explore ideas and enhancements, and evaluate legal / regulatory requirements and ongoing business-driven change initiatives leading to value driven business cases and well-defined implementation plans.

Create IT documentation artifacts in support of an agile technology implementation model, including but not limited to requirements specifications, process diagrams, user acceptance test plans, traceability matrices, and wireframes.

Evaluate various technology options including new data science, analytical, computational and visualization software and provide recommendation

Assist data scientists with choice of data sources, technology and tool selection

Ensure all AI/ML solution development is in line with industry standards for data management and privacy compliance including collection, use, storage, access, retention, output, reporting and quality of data

Assist data scientists in their needs with a strong understanding of advanced machine learning including neural networks, NLP and variety of classification and predictive algorithms

Qualifications & Experience

Proficient in business analysis techniques such as business and functional requirements gathering, process modeling, interviewing, user stories, prototyping, data flows, and root cause analysis

Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to interact and build trust across different levels of the organization.

Knowledge of testing activities including Functional Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression and support User Acceptance Testing.

Hands on experience in one or more of the following:

Good knowledge/experience in data science technologies (Python, R, SAS, building models, dashboard analytics, etc.)

Machine/Deep Leaning – machine learning algorithms and platforms, neural network

Language – Natural language Processing, classification etc.

Experience in key AI platforms such as AWS sagemaker

Experience in key machine learning and deep learning framework e.g. Tensorflow

Experience in working on enterprise software products leveraging AI/Machine Learning technology

Experience in understanding data and information technology including Big Data trends

Experience working in a DevOps environment & using industry standard tools like GIT, JIRA etc.

Ability to clearly articulate the R&D data capabilities roadmap, status of requests and issues both with functional teams and technology teams

Good influence and facilitation skills

Strong project management skills

Good understanding of Data Management principles

Experience in driving adoption of process changes

Strong analytical skills

Knowledge of application of innovative quantitative methods in drug development process

Experience working as a IT business partner/senior business analyst/data scientist

Experience with advanced data modeling and business intelligence techniques

Experience in Pharma industry (Global Drug Development or R&D or analysis & reporting or clinical or data management preferred)

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

COVID-19 Information
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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