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Lead Engineer - Data and Analytics

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2205540 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

AbbVie Operations Business Insights (OBI) is working to transform AbbVie operations organization to enable the use of data and analytics to drive world-class innovation, performance, and agility.

As part of the strategy OBI BTS team is looking for an Analytics & BI the delivery lead who will be responsible for planning, requirements, design, implementation of Analytics & business intelligence reporting solutions for the Operations organizations. This position will partner with functional and business stakeholders to understand strategic business analytics requirements and work closely with management and project teams, to provide guidance in driving solutions along with effective issue management and communication to key stakeholders, in delivering successful end results.  This position is also expected to have Operations expertise in end-to-end supply chain business process (Plan, Source, Make Deliver) domain and work with minimal oversight, by managing and overseeing robust solution, aligning priorities across stakeholders, and communicate results.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Understands organization's vision, goals, and strategies. Aligns department priorities appropriately, determines critical success factors, evaluates, and pursues initiatives based on fit with strategies.
  • Establish and manage collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders within the Business, BTS and implementation partners, to understand the organization’s business strategy, specific business reporting needs, and provide relevant solutions.
  • Work on strategies aimed to improve business reporting and planning processes utilizing continuous improvement across functions, ensuring that project commitments are achieved, compliance, business, and data privacy requirements are met; and launch plans are executed.
  • Lead the strategy to evaluate Purchasing supplier management analytics and business intelligence solutions.
  • Lead multiple development teams and manage solutions on (Modern Data Warehouse, Qlik, Power BI) for different analytical and operational reporting needs for the business functions.
  • Act as BTS liaison with functional and business team, understand business strategy and needs related to reporting analytics, and lead BTS and partner teams for development and successful implementation of dashboards, data visualization reports to provide actionable insights for business decision making.
  • Provide project status updates to leadership BTS team in prioritization, project strategies, manage portfolio by working with the program/project manager.
  • Partnering with Enterprise BTS organization evaluate and establish Analytics best practices and solutions related to data visualization and data mining and provide thought leadership on consolidation of reporting platforms for operational & analytics data visualization and modelling.
  • Manage the project team and budget and control resources, expenses, and capital costs against the budget
  • Conceive, design, engineer, and implement software and technology solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.
  • Demonstrate high proficiency across a wide range of technologies and platforms related to software design and development, programming languages, data integration, data warehousing, data analysis and visualization tools, data storage, network connectivity, and virtualization/cloud environments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the pharmaceutical and healthcare business, and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions
  • Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor. Keeps key stakeholders informed through effective verbal and written communication.
  • Matures and leverages relationships with affiliates, subsidiaries, vendors, and industry peers in accordance with Abbvie Values, Vendor Management Office, and Purchasing to further the mission, vision and goals of the organization.
  • May mentor/supervise a team of one or more and guide and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.
  • in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • 5+ yrs. of experience in reporting solutions delivery management including Resourcing, Project Execution, Incident Management, Change Management and Project Finance Management.
  • Proven experience identifying strategies for risk mitigation to reduce or eliminate issues.
  • Knowledge of SLC, Compliance and Data Integrity
  • Proven experiences with Legacy and modern data warehouses Hadoop/Data Lake Concepts, Redshift, data ingestion mechanism(ETL etc.) and Amazon Web Services etc.
  • Demonstrate Experience with more than one data visualization tool such as Qlik, PowerBI, and knowledge of analytics capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal. 
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Experience managing budgets.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional teams towards task completion.
  • Experience with Service Operations in a multi-sourced and multi-project environment.
  • Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Good experience in business development, project delivery and client relationship management in a technology environment.
  • Must be able to work within a matrix organization – balancing the needs of the customer against firm initiatives and goals
  • Must be able working with architects platform teams to  appropriate product/service offerings and come up with recommendations to meet the functional area needs
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, and should be able to navigate ambiguity and rapid change in terms of project/program priorities
  • Strong collaboration skills to build teams across business boundaries
  • Drives operational improvements and efficiencies through the creation and implementation of rigorous process and controls, acts as a gatekeeper for quality
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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