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IT Business Systems Analyst II

United States - California - San DiegoInformation TechnologyRegular

Job Description

Everyone at Kite is grounded by one common goal – curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Would you like to join us in this mission?

We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative individual to join our company as an IT Business Systems Analyst II.  This individual will be responsible for gathering requirements, functional specifications, managing development, and performing deployment of information technology solutions, and other corporate systems in accordance with Corporate standards and to meet current regulatory compliances in our manufacturing facilities.

Based out of our multi-vector manufacturing facility in Oceanside, CA, you will be an integral and highly visible part of Kite’s IT organization, reporting directly to the Director, Site IT.

Responsibilities of the IT Business Systems Analyst II include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform installation, configuration, support, and administration of computer systems in a regulated GMP environment
  • Provide preventative maintenance on assigned technologies, following established procedures
  • Work alongside business groups to capture requirements and their priorities
  • Document process steps and systems enhancements required to support process
  • Coordinate testing of changes and enhancements with the business to ensure successful delivery
  • Respond to IT support requests to address operational issues with quality and manufacturing systems and applications
  • Meet with internal clients and stakeholders to diagnose quality and manufacturing systems issues
  • Provide technical support on-site or via remote-access systems; pro-active escalation if required
  • Participate on project teams, provide information & documentation, and execute well defined changes
  • Continue to develop an understanding of the business processes and all applicable procedures
  • Align with other manufacturing sites and corporate IT to ensure global consistency
  • Maintain good client and stakeholder relations
  • Track and manage work records and compile job reports
  • Influence changes to standards when necessary
  • Assist and align with the domain architecture team(s) on solutions design and management
  • Work closely with various domain architects in Corporate IT to ensure both hardware and software are available for projects, daily operations, and are working properly
  • Support the architectural aspects of all IT system and application projects in the global Tech Ops IT portfolio
  • Direct the identification and recommendation of appropriate solutions, upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning options incorporating business and technology productivity, usability, and total cost of ownership
  • Provide analysis of security protection technologies, as necessary, in accordance with Corporate IT security policies and guidelines in relationship with MES EBR and other enterprise solutions
  • Account for possible project challenges on constraints including risks, time, resources, and scope
  • Work closely with project management teams to successfully implement and monitor progress of initiatives
  • Provide detailed specifications and guidelines for site specific, regional, and other corporate enterprise solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems and 3+ years of industry experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems and 5+ years of industry experience OR
  • High School diploma and 9+ years of industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 10+ years of experience related to IT Management or other information technology solutions architecture role, preferably in an international environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail regarding accounting skills
  • Ability to work under indirect supervision
  • Broad understanding of information technology topics
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the complexities of technical programs
  • Proficiency with information technologies in a secure network environment
  • Expertise with personal computers in a secure network environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint) or similar software
  • Experience in a cGxP manufacturing environment supporting manufacturing and corresponding technology solutions in a Biotech/Pharma industry
  • Experience with quality, lab, and manufacturing instruments and systems
  • Experience in system integration in paperless electronic batch records
  • Good understanding of commissioning, qualification, and validation
  • Resilient with the ability to perform in an ambiguous environment and under pressure
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders – at all levels, in an international environment – to achieve objectives
  • Versatile worker with the ability to deliver against a broad set of objectives and competing priorities concurrently
  • Consistent excellence in both planning and execution
  • Organized and disciplined with a systematic approach to problem solving
  • Honest and credible, with strong communication skills