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Data Analysis Director

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park

Posted Date: Apr 26 2022

Are you looking to expand your expertise in data operations within a global environment that allows you to keep pace with the speed of change? At GSK, we are transforming how new technologies are used to improve performance across the organization.

The distinct behavior demonstrated by the Lead Data Analyst is defined by Technical Thought Leadership, Innovation, Strategy and People Management & Development. This role is accountable for contributing within and across product teams in the technical solution design, implementation & continuous improvement of solutions for large-scale complex products, embedding agile and DevOps principles.

The ideal candidate would be highly experienced in conducting data analysis on multiple projects simultaneously in a distributed global matrix environment. The Lead Data Analyst will join a strong technical team in a technically demanding area of Tech and so the ideal candidate should be a hands on individual that possess a strong background in technology and is familiar with Agile and DevOps processes. The candidate is required to carry strong Business Intelligence tool skills and also relevant programming experience to query data.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key digital marketing engineering activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following

* Provides leadership, technical direction and GSK expertise to the Data Analyst team composed of GSK FTEs, strategic partners and software vendors.
* Partner with Product Owners and Data Architects to inform product strategy and roadmaps.
* Maintain awareness of emerging technology in the market and technical industry trends related to the data and analytics space and use the knowledge to contribute to product strategy.
* Lead and provide technical guidance to several product teams at once.
* Develop high-level requirements / use cases for analytics to support business justification
* Work with the product owners to translate the requirements into a form of data mapping, logical data model for engineering team
* Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions
* Take dashboard requirements and transfer into rapidly developed prototypes and working solutions
* Implement and document reports, dashboards and other story-telling insights within the BI platforms consistent with business and technical requirements
* Optimize and update semantic data models to support new and existing projects
* Develop test scenarios and test cases in collaboration with data test engineer along with acceptance criteria
* Identify and drive opportunities to reuse data models in new environments
* Effectively communicates with both technical and non-technical staff, stakeholders, end-users, and vendors
* Understand the needs and challenges of the commercial business environment.
* Manages communications with engineering team members, internal and external partners, stakeholders, program staff and users
* Provide best practice guidance for requirements analysis and prioritization.
* Monitor and document post-implementation problems and revision requests to ensure it meets end user needs
* Understand when to highlight risks or issues and ability to clearly communicate them to management teams and stakeholders.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

* 10+ years of successful experience as a Business And/Or Data Analyst in Data focused products and proven history working on and delivering complex projects in an Analytics environment space.
* Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Engineering, or other STEM-related area preferred)
* Extensive experience with at least 1 data visualization platform preferably Power BI
* Experience writing complex queries to retrieve data
* Programming in Python or JavaScript is a plus
* Experience working in Azure environments a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

* Master Degree preferred
* Strong professional communication skills with both technical & non-technical audiences
* Be inquisitive for knowledge, drive for results
* Ability to communicate and interact with fellow directors and VPs in both the business and tech teams

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

* Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
* Managing individual and team performance.
* Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
* Implementing change initiatives and leading change. Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
* Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
* Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
* Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
* Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
* Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve.

GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons.

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