(1 year) Intern - Pharma Informatics, Data Analyst

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Length: 1 year

Start date: Summer 2019

The Business/Data Analyst Intern position is within the Data Services Team and will be responsible for working closely with partners across the US Medical Affairs lines of business and within IT and will be helping the team provide solutions that meet the business need with the necessary stability, usability, and scalability. This person will be supporting projects in the Data Services US Medical Affairs portfolio, and our customers are in Genentech US Medical Affairs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for data, be a proactive thinker, has strong analytical skills, and enjoys solving complex problems.


Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze data from Oracle data sets using SQL
  • Identify trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and clean data if required
  • Mock up data to facilitate end to end testing of the systems
  • Work with SQA on gaps identified during testing
  • Develop, test and write SQL queries
  • Document business functions and processes
  • Interpreting customer needs and translating them into functional specifications for the new system
  • Facilitate and run meetings with IT and business team members
  • Internship will span a minimum of 3 months in duration 

Who you are

In hiring new employees, we look for people who are also inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture. Because we know that employees are critical to our success in bringing novel medicines to patients, we are dedicated to remaining a great place to work and to providing employees with programs, services and benefits that allow them to bring the best to the business and to their personal lives.

  • Experience with Oracle databases
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Ability to follow and document technical processes
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Ability to learn fast and translate data into actionable results
  • Should be able to work independently and with a team
  • Excellent verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science (Sophomore Level or Higher); Computer Science preferred

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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