Senior / Principal Business Analyst

Nimbus has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional Senior / Principal Business Analyst to join our team. The Senior / Principal Business Analyst will be responsible for the design, implementation, and evolution of corporate information systems. You will work with key stakeholders, users, vendors, and solution architects to establish automated workflows that improve efficiencies and shorten time for decision making across relevant business functions. You will report to our Executive Director, Head of Information Systems.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Partner with key business stakeholders to design and implement a governance operation model across processes, systems, and technologies
  • Proactively identify new opportunities and/or external software solutions to address gaps in the Nimbus ecosystem
  • Prioritize informatics projects that advance the portfolio and champion community buy-in
  • Gather and document requirements and translate complex scientific concepts into standardized/simplified workflows and diagrams
  • Ensure effective communication between scientific teams, technical leads, and vendors to ensure requirements are met when selecting systems and/or developing processes
  • Manage the design, development, and implementation of processes and/or robust software in collaboration with stakeholders, scientists, and solution architects
  • Collaborate across functions and map data workflows to identify opportunities to automate data flow across systems and between functions
  • Write specifications, configurations, and workflow diagrams for solution architects to implement system integration
  • Follow data management best practices to ensure that data assets are FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable)
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining standards for best practices in data provisioning and data integration
  • Act as an expert technical and scientific resource to scientific community and solution architects
  • Coordinate system/process training and organize training materials for Nimbus employees

These Qualifications Will Help This Role Be Successful:

  • Bachelors degree in Scientific or Engineering field. Masters or PhD preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant Business Analyst and Data Management experience within the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology Industry
  • Excellent influencing skills, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with key business partners, IT and external service providers
  • Knowledge in wide range of R&D processes and related scientific and data management tools/applications
  • Ability to navigate, problem-solve, execute, and lead in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Business and validation knowledge in regulated/Life Sciences industry desirable
  • Experience within SOX regulated environment desirable
  • Must be a methodical and detail-oriented individual
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills – communicates thoughts in a well-organized manner
  • Demonstrated success in leading projects and interacting with cross functional teams


A Snapshot of Nimbus 

Our Science  

At Nimbus, we design breakthrough medicines. Utilizing our powerful structure-based drug discovery engine, we create potent and selective small molecule compounds targeting proteins that are known to be fundamental drivers of pathology in highly prevalent human diseases and which have proven difficult for other drug makers to tackle. With a decade-plus track record of success, we’ve built a world-class team in both computationally driven drug discovery and early clinical development while continuing to move the needle for patients.  

Our Culture 

Nimbus is a close-knit company (our employees are Nimbi, if you are curious!) that values a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, intellectual-stimulating, and collaborative environment. We live by our Core Values: Integrity, a Passion for Excellence, Teamwork, and Authentic Communication and strive to build a community where we bring out the best in each other professionally and personally.  

Our Company 

Founded in 2009, Nimbus is a private, growing biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn more about us by going to 

Join Nimbus. We are making a difference and you can too. 

At Nimbus, we believe our diversity of backgrounds and experiences strengthens our community and our ability to design breakthrough medicines. We prioritize creating an inclusive, welcoming culture that promotes our core values and encourages every Nimbi to bring their whole selves to their work. Nimbus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate all our employees and recognize that our diversity and inclusion are keys to our success. Nimbus is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nimbus does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.


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