System Analyst Job:
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
plainsboro New Jersey
About the Department
At Novo Nordisk, our Finance and Operations team works to provide strategic direction to the company, ensuring that everything we do is viable and built to last. Overseeing and safeguarding Novo Nordisk Inc.’s (NNI’s) short and long-term planning, Finance and Operations works closely with teams across the organization to develop strategies and business plans, monitor industry trends and provide operating recommendations. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions. At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position
This role analyzes user requirements and designs IT application solutions and/or enhancements to existing application solutions in meeting new business needs and in solving complex business problems. This role possesses and applies a broad range of expertise of principles, methods, practices, standards, procedures and compliance requirements of a particular business function in designing and developing IT solutions. This role will be a primary liaison for existing systems regarding system use and interfaces with business users in understanding and providing resolutions to complex system related issues and discrepancies These solutions must be aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural and operating standards and requirements.

This position reports to a manager in Business Applications. This position interacts with all levels of Project Managers, Business Analysts, other Systems Analysts, Application Developers, Architects and System Engineers and lines of business as needed.

Essential Functions
  • Leads in the development and/or maintenance of technical designs and specifications from functional specifications for systems of simple to moderate complexity; Develops User Requirement Specifications (URS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS), Technical Design Specifications (TDS), Data Flow Diagrams (DFD), Test cases, Traceability Matrix and other design documents; Reconciles design models with business requirements; Designs application prototypes when necessary
  • Analyzes new needs in determining the solution approach and scope; Participates in buy or build analysis
  • Analyzes user requirements and develops functional specifications
  • Identifies the skills and resources needed to implement a new system or to enhance an existing system, and in prepares cost estimates of the cost of development and timeline required to implement
  • Reviews and provides input for developing effective user and system documentation
  • Delivers messages and presentations in a clear, confident manner.
  • Provides a point of contact for supporting the applications in support of one or more specific business processes or areas
  • Designs, develops and executes test scripts to ensure the developed system(s) meet the technical and functional specifications; assesses and develops validation requirements; conducts functional testing, performance testing and integration testing; plans and coordinates user acceptance testing; documents the results of all tests
  • Creates detailed functional specifications defining the system capabilities to be implemented along with accompanying data models and process models
  • Participates and provides input to Change Advisory Board (CAB) process; handles requests for changes (RFCs) by assessing the requests and determining the system changes and the cost and time estimate for the requests and releases
  • Applies IT knowledge to diagnose issues with applications and infrastructure
  • Utilizes knowledge of relevant IT areas to recommend and enhance existing solutions to meet client needs
  • Consults with other IT staff on the system design aspects, business rules and processes and the use of various technologies, tools, standards, methods and best practices
  • Possesses and provides subject matter expertise for the various system solutions and the supported business processes
  • Acts as a primary liaison between the business or function and vendor to provide updates and ensure alignment
  • Gathers, compiles and assesses vendor performance and identifies areas that can be improved in the future
  • Monitors vendor activities to ensure compliance with contract expectations
  • Ensures system design adheres to compliance requirements, SOX requirements and other technology standards both local and corporate
  • Integrates current risk management procedures into processes, projects and systems
  • Leverages knowledge of risk management standards for current processes, projects and systems

Physical Requirements
0-10% overnight travel required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field required. Relevant experience may be substituted when appropriate
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in Computer Science, IT, programming/systems analysis or other related experience required
  • Ability to lead a project in the development and implementation of processes and programs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated problem solver can provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems
  • Excellent technical writing, document organization, technical document review and analytical thinking skills are required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill at all levels
  • Expert knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques
  • Knowledge of all phases of the project and system development methodologies
  • Knowledge of CFR Title 21 Part 11 requirements, Food and Drug Administration FDA regulated environments, industry practices on computer validation, and Sarbox regulatory requirements of computerized systems
  • Knowledge of operating systems, relational database architectures, query languages and interface, standard programming environments, data integration tools, application integration solutions, and web-based information solutions
  • Proficient in test case writing and execution
  • Strong attention to detail
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Requisition ID: 59867BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Finance

Basic Qualifications