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JOB POST: Data Analyst - Alteryx [Fast Switch, Cambridge, MA, REMOTE]


We are looking for someone with really strong Alteryx skills, ideally with experience configuring APIs via alteryx.

Job Description:
The analyst role supports activities pertaining to data strategy, systems, reporting and analytics in Global Clinical Operations (GCO). This includes supporting a wide range of dashboard development, running of recurring reports, ad-hoc analyses and oversight of operational data quality, as well as key processes related to data capture/output in clinical trial systems.


Overall the role supports the BPM analytics and insights team within Business Performance Management (BPM). When viewed as a lifecycle BPM touches upon distinct yet interconnected areas including IT systems for clinical trial management, data analytics & reporting, resource & demand management, process improvement & innovation.

Tasks include ( but are not limited to):
Ad-hoc reporting
Pulling data from across various systems and synthesizing a robust dataset. Then developing a polished output for stakeholders
Identifying opportunities to turn ad-hoc reports into self-service dashboards of recurring reports
Recurring reports
Support for CRO and internal Data quality reports
Key role in producing and supporting activities for monthly reports to stakeholders across R&D
Report and dashboard creation
Identifying opportunities from engagement with stakeholders, developing ad-hoc analysis and recurring reports to create dashboards
Working with internal dashboard developer and / or IT to produce the dashboards and test
Working with stakeholders to ensure alignment of needs
Creating documentation
IT implementation
Feed management – testing new feeds, ongoing management and rectification of feed errors
Testing Solutions – reporting, new process development, consideration of IMPACT updates
Data stewardship
Support in intaking, managing and resolving issues identified with CRO and internal data
Discrepancy management for mastered data records
Data stewarding across a range of systems, working with inputters to achieve targets and identifying and seeking solutions for errors, rejected report feeds, etc
Develop and maintain training materials, knowledge articles for dashboards / reports, FAQs, etc.
Supporting training requirements and interacting with training support
Support internal BPM collaboration tools

  • Strong requirement gathering skills and stakeholder engagement, must be comfortable to lead calls to gather requirements, demo development and drive, go-lives and change management
  • Solid Understanding of SDLC structure to enforce best practices for dashboard development
  • Strong knowledge of Tableau UI development and a good understanding of the Alteryx tool for data workflow and
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to take ownership of tasks with minimal oversight
  • Experience working in a cross-functional environment with diverse stakeholders and an ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively
  • Proactive communication skills and an inquisitive nature
  • Experience with data strategy and data best practices strongly preferred
  • Experience in biopharma industry and knowledge of clinical trial operations strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Clinical Trial Management (CTMS) systems (e.g CTMS, IRT, eDC..etc)
  • Strong excel/reporting/data analysis skills.
Ability to synthesize data across datasets
Data mapping and data normalization
Experience with developing reports, dashboards and presentations for a broad range of stakeholders
Experience working on IT projects
Understanding of master data management, data warehousing and data reconciliation
Bachelor of Science
MBA or Masters in analytical discipline preferred
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