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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr Business Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

Enterprise Data Platform & Analytics – Sr Business Analyst

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth. We are seeking an energetic, responsible candidate to join our growing organization

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $40 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 100,000+ employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions, and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

What will you do?

The Sr. Business Analyst, Enterprise Data Platform & Analytics at Thermo Fisher Scientific is a multidimensional position covering technology, people, process, and data strategies for the Enterprise Data Solutions team that support Thermo Fisher internal divisions and groups. This role will actively participate in division/group project BI implementations covering Enterprise Data Platform, Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Data Science projects. The candidate ensures data related technical design, policies, procedures, and processes are in place to address complex business needs. Individual need to have strong background in Supply Chain Domain.


  • Build partnerships with key stakeholders and provide front line support for business requests from various divisions/groups

  • Be a liaison to business or business IT group, on periodic update on demand status, estimates, and strategy direction

  • Coordinate with architecture and data delivery team on effort estimates, timeline and resource assignments

  • For Agile Projects, collaborate with Product Owner on epic and user story definitions

  • Provide Business critical demand/escalation by leveraging internal Architecture, delivery, and operations organization

  • Develop documentation and training materials, participate with customer groups in the planning for longer-term systems enhancements.

  • Active projects

  • Document high-level business requirements, project kick-off documentation

  • Monitor project-based budgets and timelines as well as tracking time in corporate project management tools

  • Coordinate project deliverables, timelines with architecture and delivery team

  • Support the team on removing blockers/cross-team coordination help


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 7+ years of experience

  • More than 5+ years’ experience in an data & analytics role with a strong understanding of technical, business and operational process requirements – supply chain domain expertise is required.


  • Experience with requirement gathering and be able to propose and translate into technical solutions.

  • Experience in providing guidance on and facilitate user acceptance testing (UAT)

  • Domain knowledge of operations areas such as procurement, manufacturing, planning, supply chain, logistics and quality

  • Experience in interactions with senior leadership with effective communications and timely responses, as well as handling escalations.

  • Experience with handling urgent matters, be able to prioritize tasks to support urgent needs.

  • Hands-on, working experience with writing complex SQL queries

  • Knowledge of, cloud and on-prim data platform tools like AWS Data Lake, AWS Athena, Informatica, Databricks, Cognos, PowerBI

  • Experience in guiding, teaching, and/or mentoring junior staffs is a plus

  • Hands-on experience on the execution of Agile/SCRUM processes and repeatable, predictable, and high-quality delivery of software solutions.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to provide strategic direction to both technical and business organizations

  • Analyze ERP / CRM (Oracle ERP, SAP, JDE, SFDC, Web) systems to design, define and integrate Operations/Financial/Marketing Data into Enterprise Data warehouse; Data Analysis skills; creating self-service dashboards based on Cognos /PowerBI reporting tool

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team

  • Ability to articulate complex data solutions concisely and with clarity at senior management level

  • Good administration and time capabilities to deal with multiple projects and prioritize effectively.

  • Willingness to learn, be mentored and improve

  • Ability to translate a business requirement into technical solutions.

  • Ability to effectively interpret data and translate into information and be able to effectively communicate the information both verbally or visually.

  • Ability to multi-task and apply initiative and creativity on challenging projects.

  • Strong problems solving and troubleshooting skills. Ability to transform a complex problem into smaller, manageable problems.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000+ extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.