Principal Data Analyst, Data Management

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Updated: November 11, 2021
Location: Somerset, NJ, United States
Job ID: 134960

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You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.
You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.



Executes and leads technical activities/deliverables between both on-shore and offshore development teams, clients, external vendors and service providers. This is a customer-facing role with regular interactions with various client team members for data management services offered within Deployment Solutions. Works closely with internal teams including Project Management, Quality Assurance, IC, Business Intelligence and Compliance to determine project scope, work effort and expectations to ensure the success of ongoing data exchange processes. 


  • Engages with clients/external providers to facilitate data services related project delivery schedule
  • Develop and maintain customer project documentation including Data Requirements Document and work instructions for all repeatable tasks.
  • Plans, deploys and monitors data integration processes to deliver on new requests
  • Perform quality control functions on all deliverables including ad hoc loading and data extraction projects.
  • Leads UAT with customer deliverables
  • Leads and guides ongoing data exchanges
  • Enforces Data Management standards across all client implementations
  • Manages resources to ensure knowledge, exposure, and contribution are optimized
  • Builds effective relationships with business staff across the company’s business units to ensure projects to support them are delivered

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Graduate degree, preferably in Computer Science, Technology or Engineering
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical and Life sciences implementations and awareness of commonly used data sources for Customer Master and Sales information
  • Experience in working with data management teams within a sales and marketing environment
  • Experience with data warehouse, MDM and data integration initiatives
  • Strong SQL knowledge.
  • Experience with Unix and/or Python scripting
  • Experience working in a production environment for multiple clients in a compliance industry
  • Experience with or a similar CRM system is preferred
  • Experience with big data stack like Spark and Databricks in cloud environment (AWS, Azure) is preferred
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re essential in solving and executing against today’s toughest commercialization challenges facing the world’s leading healthcare companies. From the very beginning, you’ll be supported by team members who, like you, aren’t afraid to try something new. You'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

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