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Analyst / Sr. Analyst - IT Business Analyst

Cork, Ireland

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Req ID R-32840 Title Analyst / Sr. Analyst - IT Business Analyst City Cork State / Province Cork Country Ireland Region Research

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

IT Business Analyst

As an IT Business Analyst, you will play a key role in deployment of digital solutions for collection, management and analysis of sensor data from both patients and healthy volunteers. You will be central to deployment and scaling of digital solutions into clinical trials.  A successful candidate for this role will have a deep technical curiosity for crafting delightful patient and site experiences in a regulated environment.

At Eli Lilly and Company, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We are looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the globe.

The Eli Lilly and Company Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center at Cork was established in July 2010 to provide financial shared services such as Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, and General Accounting and Global Travel and Meeting services. Since then, the scope of GBS Cork has expanded outside of Finance and into other Business Service functions, Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management, Information and Digital Solutions (IDS), and Medical Information and Clinical Trials support services.

Lilly enjoys a strong reputation for quality and focus on employee development. We make it our mission to attract the best and we always look at alternative ways to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a meaningful career.

Clinical Design Organization Overview:

Does bringing some of the largest transformational changes to clinical research in two decades excite you? Does working in a collaborative team gaining direct experience delivering solutions for patients who are waiting on our medical advancements sound interesting? On the Clinical Design Medicines Development (MD) IDS team, we work as one team partnering with Medicines Development and the Clinical Design Hub delivering cost-effective science through the development of novel and innovative clinical trial designs and technology solutions. Our business outcomes are focused on speeding drug development and providing the best experience for providers and patients.

Purpose and Responsibilities:

As the Business Analyst for Connected Clinical, your leadership will be pioneering change and redefining our business! You will collaborate with our business architect and clinical to develop processes for optimally onboarding new innovative studies and driving clinical design decisions. You will work with the EDM team and study teams to understand the protocol and objectives and highlight risk associated with integrity, confidentiality, and availability of clinical trial evidence. You will play a key role in the deployment of novel digital endpoints into clinical studies, collection, management, and analysis of sensor data, both in patients and healthy volunteers. This role will be central to the deployment and scaling of digital solutions into clinical trials where these technologies may be utilized as efficacy endpoints and provide value to key partners including patients, physicians, payers, and Lilly. A successful candidate for this role will have a deep technical curiosity for crafting delightful patient and site experiences in a regulated environment. Prior experience will include meaningful hands-on technical work (through product release), a passion for data and evidence generation, and study design experience interpreting and translating clinical research protocols.

Technology and Process Definition (30%)

  • Define the end-to-end study onboarding process for connected clinical.
  • Develop standardized criteria for using sensors, wearables, or devices in clinical trials.
  • Understand established and new digital endpoints and evaluate what technology will fit the need of a particular study considering both patient experience and technical requirements
  • Promote architectural consistency and usability standards
  • Design solutions with a high-quality, effortless UX
  • Understand information and data analysis requirements
  • Define, set up, and implement test cases
  • Prototype and co-design for innovative solutions

Business Led Delivery (35%)

  • Manage the complete life cycle of the study’s technical needs from design and development to validation, testing, and support.
  • Promote new technology opportunities and trends to business
  • Broker internal and external resources
  • Provide consultative support on business-led technology projects
  • Manage requirements elicitation, analysis, documentation
  • Prioritize needs within and across projects
  • Support business case creation and project effort estimation
  • Understand the patient journey and translate into user stories
  • Proactively monitor industry, functional, and technology trends
  • Work with internal teams or external vendors to ensure in-study support for any apps, mobile devices, or digital systems is provided to the clinicians and patients.

Relationship Management & Communication (20%)

  • Engage with clinical teams and influence protocol decisions
  • Engage delivery teams around shared project vision
  • Support project-level organizational change
  • Communicate emerging business and consumer trends to delivery teams
  • Aid business partners in understanding trade-offs and developing consensus
  • Support enterprise digital strategy and organizational change
  • Train clinicians and administrators on the use of technology

Personal Development & Personal Projects (15%)

  • You will have the opportunity to invest 15% of your time in personal development and/or a personal project of your choice (e.g. Clinical Development Special Project, Clinical Design Special Project, Usability Research, Limiting Bias for Wearable Devices Research)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or Technical Science
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized for employment in Ireland
  • Ability to understand business functionality and translate it into application requirements
  • Experience implementing technical programs in a highly multi-functional environment, with a focus on software aspects
  • Comfortable working on early-stage projects in an environment with ambiguity and change
  • Great teammate and creative problem solver with good communication abilities
  • Solid grasp of basic system engineering, object-oriented design, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards

Additional Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience defining and delivering highly sophisticated patient technology.
  • Empathy Mapping and Design Thinking Experience.
  • Pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience.
  • Experience in working in Scrum - agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management (GITHUB), build processes.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

#WeAreLilly

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

#WeAreLilly

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-32840.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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