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Senior Manager/Associate Director, Information Technology Data Management

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Management (Manager/Director)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
Los Angeles

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Why Join Us?


Ultragenyx is a clinical stage biotechnology company committed to bringing to market novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases with an initial focus on serious debilitating metabolic genetic diseases. Founded in 2010, the company has rapidly built a diverse portfolio of both large and small molecule candidates with the potential to address diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are no approved therapies.  


Come join our team during this exciting time of growth and opportunities!


We are headquartered in Novato, CA, 25 miles north of San Francisco, and we also have an office in Brisbane, CA, 10 miles south of San Francisco.



Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced biopharmaceutical information and technology leader with excellent communication skills and deep pharma information management experience. This position will focus on the Data Management and Master Data Management system by gathering and identifying master data items. This will include architecting the DM/MDM solution and identifying, matching, merging and applying deduplication rules. 



  • Lead the design, implementation and execution of a Data Management / Master Data Management strategy
  • In partnership with the service owners, will serve as the data steward for the CRM and Case Management systems, as we prepare to expand our field base footprint
  • Partner with Global Commercial Operations and Medical Affairs on the design and implementation of a best-in-class Commercial and Medical Affairs Data Management / Master Data Management eco-system, inclusive of:
    • CRM
    • Business Intelligence
    • Patient Services
    • Data Management
    • Broader data storage
    • Digital
  • Respond flexibly and adaptively to the needs of the organization through a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Design future –state Data Management / Master Data Management Architecture base on the overall Enterprise Data Strategy / Architecture
  • Understand strategic objectives of the company and ensure the DM / MDM Architecture is capable of supporting it
  • Partner with key stakeholders to understand current and future business needs
  • Conduct source system analysis and data profiling for lifecycle management
  • Define measureable metrics and the minimal required attributes for each domain or subject area to support a robust and successful deployment of a Data Management / Master Data Management platform
  • Deliver services that meet internal KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Vendor management




  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology or Business Administration or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; proven ability to communication with C-level executives and core technology teams through reports, meetings and memos
  • Knowledge of Data Quality and MDM
  • 7+ years of experience in data governance, data stewardship, data analysis preferably with experience in enterprise level data warehouse and business intelligence applications
  • Good understanding of MDM tools and their architecture is required
  • Experience in Veeva and Salesforce
  • Must be highly skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and is highly organized
  • Highly self-motivated and influential
  • Ability to independently make decisions and reprioritize tasks to meet deliverables


Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.