IT Systems Analyst (Contract)

Alkermes Waltham , MA 02154

Posted 1 week ago

Alkermes plc is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. The company has a portfolio of proprietary commercial products focused on addiction and schizophrenia, and a pipeline of product candidates in development for schizophrenia, bipolar I disorder, neurodegenerative disorders and cancer. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland , Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts ; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland ; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio .


Alkermes is seeking an experienced IT Systems Analyst to assist in establishing processes, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining General & Administrative applications including Oracle EBS (Payables,Purchasing), Hyperion, and custom applications as well as being an active participant in projects that support business growth and efficiencies. The role is a member of a larger IT team covering all General and Administrative business applications.

The role is based in Waltham, MA and supports a global business.


  • Build and foster effective relationships between the business and IT.

  • Coordinate issue resolution with internal and external technical support providers.

  • Ensure appropriate IT processes, procedures, and standards are in place.

  • Participate on IT projects including testing and creating documentation


  • Functional experience with Oracle EBS Financial and/or Purchasing modules

  • Applies knowledge, experience and initiative to resolve problems

  • Strong analytical functional skills, including an ability to interpret complex business requirements and translate them into IT solutions.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work on projects and tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to respond to shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of co-workers, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

  • Ability to initiate and influence others on the best solutions to action.

  • Demonstrated capability to improve business processes.

  • Creative problem solver.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Coordinates activities independently with others inside/outside their area


  • 5+ years of experience in IT applications required, with a strong preference for G&A Applications.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional business travel expected, both domestic and international.

Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

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