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Opportunities

Sr. Business Analyst

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is seeking experienced Sr. Business Analysts to join our growing consulting team. As a Sr. Business Analyst at Paragon Solutions, you will be responsible for planning, designing, developing, and implementing solutions for complex problems involving business processes, products and information systems. You’re a specialist in either the life sciences, or FICOM industries and you strive on working collaboratively with peers, domain leadership, and clients in creating or forming new or modified business processes and procedures. You will not only be a technical expert, but also a business expert, developing cutting-edge strategic and technical procedures and solutions that manage risk and resolve issues to drive projects to successful completion. The following skills and experience is required.

Qualifications:
  • 4+ years’ of relevant consulting or industry experience.
  • Core consulting skills namely: conceptual and critical thinking. Must possess a solutions focused perspective.
  • Must be a problem solver adept in conflict resolution.
  • Experienced at conducting client presentations.
  • 3+ years’ experience in gathering and translating requirements into optimized designs. Uses business process design techniques.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment and mentor junior analysts.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and common SDLC methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Other:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
    • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
  • Specialty Knowledge areas:
    • Life Sciences – R&D, Clinical, Regulatory, Commercial and Supply Chain.
    • FICOM – Insurance (P&C) focus.
  • Specialized Business and Technology areas:
    • Process Analysis & Optimization
    • Change Management
    • Data Migration
    • Knowledge Management
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Business Analyst

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is seeking experienced Business Analysts to join our growing consulting team. As a Business Analyst at Paragon Solutions, you will be responsible for planning, designing, developing, and implementing solutions for complex problems involving business processes, products and information systems. You’re a specialist in either the life sciences, or FICOM industries and you strive on working collaboratively with peers, domain leadership, and clients in creating or forming new or modified business processes and procedures. You will not only be a technical expert, but also a business expert, developing cutting-edge strategic and technical procedures and solutions that manage risk and resolve issues to drive projects to successful completion. The following skills and experience is required.

Qualifications:
  • 2+ years’ experience in the consulting field
  • Candidates must possess Core Consulting skills, namely: conceptual and critical thinking
  • Experience in gathering and documenting requirements
  • Full SDLC implementation experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Willing to travel up to 25%
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Technical Analyst

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is seeking experienced Technical Analysts to join our rapidly growing consulting teams. As a Technical Analyst with Paragon Solutions, you’ll play a prominent role in technical process design in conjunction with delivering technical work products. You’re passionate about technical innovation and greatly enjoy collaborating in teams to assess the suitability of information systems in terms of their intended business outcomes and liaise with end users, software vendors and programmers in order to achieve these outcomes. The following skills and experience are required at a minimum.

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ in the development of functional and technical requirements documentation from business requirements presented.
  • Must possess strong analytical and requirements gathering skills.
  • Able to demonstrate strong writing skills used when developing requirements elicitation outlines, user acceptance testing (UAT) plans, test scripts, etc.
  • Experienced in breaking down high-level information into details, maps those to the technology/tools in order to create technical requirements.
  • Possesses knowledge of various SDLC methodologies such as: Waterfall and Agile.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Background experience in Specialty Industry Domains such as: Information Management, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical, Commercial, or Supply Chain is a plus.
  • Other:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
    • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
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Sr. Project Manager

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is adding several dynamic team members to its Life Sciences and FICOM (Finance, Insurance, and Communications) consulting practices. As a Sr. Project Manager, you’re a member of our Project Management team. You’ll bring deep expertise and professionalism to a collaborative work environment with stakeholders—both leadership and subject matter experts—to develop project scope of work documents and project plans. As a project management expert, your skills are essential to managing project roles, identifying resource requirements, and meeting training needs, defining project deliverables, providing customer satisfaction and reporting structures and insuring quality of projects. You identify the technical approach to be used on a given project and manage the system development process. You’re obsessively keen on ensuring effective communications and relationships between clients and project team members are maintained. The following skills and experience is required.

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ of relevant experience as a Project Manager in the consulting industry
  • Core consulting skills are necessary, namely, conceptual and critical thinking ability. Must possess a solutions focused perspective.
  • Must have strong delivery PM skills with the ability to scope, plan, estimate resources and define sourcing needs.
  • Can demonstrate a successful track record of managing projects of various sizes and complexity.
  • Multiple years’ experience in gathering and documenting requirements for development of optimized designs. Uses business process design techniques.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and common SDLC methodologies.
  • Problem solver mindset with experience in client presentations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have recent Life Sciences industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Working knowledge of tools such as:
    • MS SharePoint, MS Project, MS Project Server (desirable)
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%
  • PMP certification a plus.
  • Other Specialty Knowledge areas include:
    • R&D / Clinical
    • Regulatory
    • Commercial
    • Supply Chain
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Engagement Manager

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is seeking a dynamic, experienced Engagement Manager to join our expanding Life Sciences consulting practice. As an Engagement Manager, you will be responsible for achieving engagement profitability and customer satisfaction by structuring and managing service deals from the design stage through implementation and ongoing tracking. You will enter the engagement in its early stages to help identify and communicate optimal solutions based on a solid appreciation of the client’s business goals and issues, an understanding of the technology and the application of consulting best practices. As a business strategy master, you will be responsible for the overall growth, profitability, contract management and delivery of complex, highly visible projects with key clients. You are enthusiastic about assuming responsibility and accountability and have exceptional communication skills; presentation, facilitation, oral, written, listening and conflict resolution. The following skills and experience are required at a minimum.

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years’ of experience in the consulting and technology industry with a proven track record of business development.
  • Capable of driving the intellectual content on projects.
  • Strong leadership skills. Mentorship experience.
  • Experienced in developing client relationships with senior executives for purpose of account expansion.
  • Thought leadership role with strategic perspective.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Specialty Knowledge areas with openings include:
    • Life Sciences – R&D, Clinical, Commercial and Supply Chain.
  • Other:
    • Bachelor’s Degree mandatory with an advanced degree preferred.
    • Hold current memberships in key related industry trade associations.
    • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
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Solution Architect

Role Description:

Paragon Solutions is seeking a Solution Architect to join our rapidly growing consulting team. As Solution Architect, you’ll meet with clients to assess their business challenges and work with them to determine the best path towards recognizing their goals utilizing Technology Solutions. To perform successfully in this role, you’ll be a master of designing the complex, purposeful interactions between business processes and the technologies that enable those processes to function at maximum optimization. You’re a data-driven, collaborative team member that believes in accountability and focuses on establishing the best technology solution to meet specific business needs in the areas of applications, hardware, or infrastructure services. The following skills and experience are required at a minimum.

Qualifications:
  • 7+ years’ of experience in Technical Solutions development and implementation.
  • Must be an independent thinker, with the ability to advise clients.
  • 3+ years’ technical analyst experience in “hands-on” creation of technical documents and end user documentation.
  • Experience with designing and implementing Technical Solutions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prepare and maintain: Process Flow Analysis; Requirements Definition; Configuration workbooks; Data Models; Detailed functional design.
  • Experience in leading development teams involving multiple functional and technical groups through successful project delivery.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Vertical Industry groups with opportunities include:
    • Life Sciences – R&D, Clinical, Supply Chain.
    • Financial Services – Insurance.
  • Other:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
    • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
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Advantages & Benefits

We value relationships, especially the ones we have with our incredible employees. We recognize that their contributions are vital to Paragon’s success as an organization. Accordingly, we offer a competitive benefits package in order to create an atmosphere where our employees can attain everything that is important to them. Our benefits are designed to help our employees advance in their careers and maintain a healthy work/life balance. Full-time, salaried employees are offered the following benefits:

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Comprehensive health insurance, including vision and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage (including orthodontic services for dependent children)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, holidays, sick leave and bereavement leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement

FINANCIAL AND RETIREMENT

  • 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • Group term life insurance (including optional buy-up provision)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
  • Short-term and long-term disability income
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Sales lead generation bonus program
  • Credit union affiliation
Paragon Solutions, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy extends to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and career development programs.