Senior Systems Analyst

Company: AbbVie
Location: North Chicago , Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 25.MAR.2020


AbbVie's Supply Chain BTS organization is helping to transform the business by connecting information from packaging lines to patients throu...


AbbVie's Supply Chain BTS organization is helping to transform the business by connecting information from packaging lines to patients through new and enhanced Digital Supply Chain capabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of that change. The Supply Chain Senior Systems Analyst will be part of the team that drives the solution development of mid to large-scale initiatives designed to improve business operations & processes.

This includes contributing to the digital framework definition and execution. The individual will have good understanding of Supply Chain applications needs and will lead applications build efforts across disciplines and subject areas for the team, for ongoing & future projects. Demonstrate proficiency in a broad range of skills for information technology system definition, development, deployment and support.


  • Serve as Technical Lead on projects ensuring alignment with standards for applications architecture, technology, and supply chain. Collaborates with the hardware, network and database architects in application design and implementation.
  • Consult with business teams in the analysis and definition of business requirements and recommend innovations which anticipate the future impact of changing business requirements.
  • Applies analytical thinking skills to evaluate, diagnose and make recommendations on applications and systems.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Understand the broad objectives of the project as well as his/her role in achieving those objectives and modify approach when required. Escalates open issues to ensure execution success and keeps stakeholders informed through effective verbal and written communication.
  • Learn, understand and master new methods and technologies including big data, IoT, predictive analytics. Act as a resource or mentor for others.
  • Create and maintain project and technical documentation: impact analysis, design documents, technical requirements, IT procedures, SIQ (software installation qualification), estimates.
  • Develop and support client and internal reporting requirements and systems.
  • Support business acceptance testing and system validation activities.

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 6 or more years of experience
  • Experience in a Business System Analyst role
  • Good communication, analytical and problem-solving skills partnering with various IT and business teams
  • Ability to multitask and work within timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, understand and master new technologies such as Blockchain and IoT.
  • Leadership qualities and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the system development life cycle and application program development alternatives, preferably in a regulated industry
  • Serialization / Track and Trace experience in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain, including knowledge of global requirements, vendors, standards and industry practices a plus
  • Experience or knowledge of supply chain concepts a plus

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