Business Analyst

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The accepted candidate will join the software development team in bioinformatics department, playing a key role as an analyst by leveraging their analytical skills, and help the team to implement innovative technology solutions.

Responsibilities include

Working directly with stakeholders and business partners to define, document, and manage requirements.

Interacting successfully with software developers, technical architects, and support personnel to develop scope documents, design documents, storyboards, and process flow diagrams.


The ideal candidate will possess many of the following:

  • Thorough understanding of relational databases and query tools
  • Experience in creating and documenting detailed requirements, user stories/specification by example, business processes, fit/gap analysis
  • Experience working in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong quantitative abilities and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and process follow-through
  • Able to work both independently and cross-functionally
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills; excellent communicator with active-listening skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills including fluency with Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to analyze and define business requirements and translate into technical solutions.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Biotechnology, Biology, Agronomy, or other related degree and 5 years of Business Analysis experience in Science related field.


Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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