Principal Data Analyst (Cambridge or RTP)

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Job Description

*This role can be located in our RTP, NC office or Cambridge, MA*

About This Role

The Principal Analyst is a customer facing role within the Technology, Analytics and Data Insights (TADI) group for Global Safety and Regulatory Sciences (GSRS) department, reporting to the Associate Director of Operation Reporting and Analytics (OpRA). This role requires an individual who can work closely within business functions to quickly understand their processes and the systems they use. The ability to extract, model and present data to make it useful is paramount to the success of this role as is the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff. You will be responsible for meeting with the customers and translating their needs into requirements. We have a strong team and collaborate on many of our solutions. We are eager to both help you develop as well as learn from your experiences.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with business functions to gather gaps in ability to consume their data
  • Ensure availability of data sources and create process(es) to store and structure it in support of reporting solution(s)
  • Build insight driven, interactive reporting solutions
  • Ensure data integrity via SQL scripts, QC reports (or other methods)
  • Automate, Automate, Automate
  • Troubleshoot data inconsistencies, report discrepancies and field other customer inquiries
  • Work closely with our IT partners to troubleshoot and escalate (if necessary) business system issues


Who You Are

You love data analytics and are passionate about presenting it in creative ways to help others drive key business decisions. You love learning new technological skills and working through collaboration

Required Skills

  • 10+ years expertise with Tableau and/or PowerBI
  • 5+ years of data modeling experience
  • Expert documentation skills including ERD, process flow and user guides
  • 2+ years of experience with ETL tools (Alteryx a plus)
  • 5+ years of T-SQL
  • Data modeling experience

Preferred Skills

  • Preclinical Science experience with CDISC / SEND
  • Understanding of Regulatory processes and RIM (Regulatory Information Management) experience

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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