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BI Developer

Company: Norstella
Location: Remote, India
Date Posted:
Employment Type: Full Time
Job ID: R-394

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About Norstella

At Norstella, our mission is simple: to help our clients bring life-saving therapies to market quicker—and help patients in need.

Founded in 2022, but with history going back to 1939, Norstella unites best-in-class brands to help clients navigate the complexities at each step of the drug development life cycle —and get the right treatments to the right patients at the right time.

Each organization (Citeline, Evaluate, MMIT, Panalgo, The Dedham Group) delivers must-have answers for critical strategic and commercial decision-making. Together, via our market-leading brands, we help our clients:
  • Citeline – accelerate the drug development cycle
  • Evaluate – bring the right drugs to market
  • MMIT – identify barrier to patient access
  • Panalgo – turn data into insight faster
  • The Dedham Group – think strategically for specialty therapeutics
By combining the efforts of each organization under Norstella, we can offer an even wider breadth of expertise, cutting-edge data solutions and expert advisory services alongside advanced technologies such as real-world data, machine learning and predictive analytics.

As one of the largest global pharma intelligence solution providers, Norstella has a footprint across the globe with teams of experts delivering world class solutions in the USA, UK, The Netherlands, Japan, China and India. 

Job description

As we expand our data team, we are looking to hire a technically talented BI Developer who will play a pivotal role in our data-driven decision-making processes by designing, developing, and maintaining business intelligence solutions. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders to gather requirements, analyze data, and create meaningful reports, dashboards, and visualizations to support strategic business initiatives. You will develop new solutions as well as maintain existing ones. It would be best if you had a good eye for user design and BI administration experience. 

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Document all BI development processes, including reporting data models and report/dashboard specifications.
  • Develop, maintain, and optimize reporting datasets to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and availability for analytics use
  • Develop units test to analyze the effects and troubleshoot any issues. 
  • Utilize industry-leading Business Intelligence tools: Tableau and Power BI to create interactive and insightful dashboards, reports, and data visualizations for global stakeholders
  • Collaborate with global business stakeholders to understand their data requirements and translate them into actionable insights through data analysis tools.
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks in the BI solutions, ensuring the efficient processing of data and quick response times.
  • Provide cross-training and support to end-users to ensure they can effectively utilize BI solutions globally and assist product owners in designing, agreeing, implementing, and managing changes to the BI environment.
  • Strong knowledge of BI technologies, standards, and best practices and ability to implement them to enhance the company's BI capabilities, proactively source new and innovative solutions that provide clear business value and construct ‘proof of concepts’ to demonstrate the new solutions.

Key requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field 
  • Minimum 5+ years of Experience as a Business Intelligence Developer, including Experience with ETL processes and data modelling
  • Proven understanding of Data Modelling and Analytics
  • Advanced knowledge and Experience working with relational databases and data warehousing concepts.
  • Experience working with Microsoft's BI technology stack: Power BI, Power Query, and Excel.
  • +3 years of Experience working with Tableau. 
  • Dashboard wireframing and requirements-gathering skills are a must.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex technical ideas and problems clearly to non-experts
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and strong problem-solving skills
  • Cultural awareness and Experience delivering solutions globally in an agile project delivery environment.
  • Experience maintaining source control in Git or Azure DevOps
  • Strong Experience with various Software Development Life cycles (SDLC) methodologies: Agile or Standard waterfall initiatives
  • Proven experience working with various Project Management practices and disciplines
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to augment a close working relationship with cross-functional teams
  • A history of designing and implementing reporting solutions that are both functional and engaging
  • Meticulous attention to detail


Our guiding principles for success at Norstella

 01:  Bold, Passionate, Mission-First   
We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients.  Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do.    
02:  Integrity, Truth, Reality  
We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights.  Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t.  By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we are able to create plans and resources to achieve our goals.    
03:  Kindness, Empathy, Grace  
We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude.  We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.    
04:  Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance  
We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations.  Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.  
05:  Humility, Gratitude, Learning  
We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work.  We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking.    

Norstella is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our ethos is to respect and value people’s differences, to help everyone achieve more at work as well as in their personal lives so that they feel proud of the part they play in our success. We believe that all decisions about people at work should be based on the individual’s abilities, skills, performance and behavior and our business requirements. Norstella operates a zero tolerance policy to any form of discrimination, abuse or harassment.

Sometimes the best opportunities are hidden by self-doubt. We disqualify ourselves before we have the opportunity to be considered. Regardless of where you came from, how you identify, or the path that led you here- you are welcome. If you read this job description and feel passion and excitement, we’re just as excited about you.