Senior Research Lab IT Engineer

Full Time

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Senior Research Lab IT Engineer
    The Role:

    • Senior Research Lab IT Engineer will be responsible for the implementation and support of IT solutions leveraged in Research labs across client's sites.
    • As a member of a small team in a fast-paced environment, this role will require both strong intellectual agility and hands-on technical skill.

    Here's What You'll Do:

    • Senior Research Lab IT Engineer will collaborate with the digital team to develop an effective and efficient approach for seamlessly integrating IT infrastructure and capabilities with world-class research science.
    • Work collaboratively with automation engineers, plant engineers, lab engineers, scientists, and operations teams to effectively support the design, deployment, and retirement, of manufacturing and lab IT systems by defining and following an SLA with your stakeholders.
    • Provide recommendations to the business on IT solutions to meet requirements and objectives.
    • Work to ensure that concerns regarding change management, security, technical infrastructure, and systems integration are considered for all Manufacturing and Lab IT Systems projects.
    • Support IT compliance and understand GxP processes. Understand IQ/OQ/PQ validation process for IT systems.
    • Understand and assist in business continuity plans/disaster recovery for manufacturing and lab IT systems.
    • Understand and assist in the implementation of cybersecurity applications and troubleshoot issues.
    • Understand and assist network topology design of manufacturing and lab IT systems.

    Here's What You'll Bring to The Table:
    Education and Experience

    • Senior Research Lab IT Engineer must have bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, physical science or related field or relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with IT infrastructure in manufacturing, lab systems, control systems, and building management systems.
    • Experience with IT implementation with DCS, MES, Client, PLC, OPC, HPLC, LIMs, lab analyzers.
    • Experience working for a pharmaceutical company required
    • Experience working with a virtual environment (VMware/Hyper-V) and/or cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
    • Experience working with RDBMS (SQL Server or Oracle)
    • Experience working with application and web servers (IIS).
    • Experience working with backup/recovery systems (Acronis, Veeam, N2WS, etc.)
    • Experience working with Cybersecurity endpoint protection applications (Symantec, McAfee, Carbon Black, etc.)
    • Understanding of network routing, switching, and firewall concepts.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Senior Research Lab IT Engineer should have creative, analytical, and strong problem-solving skills.
    • 'Whatever it takes attitude.
    • Ability to work independently, with limited direction, to achieve expected results.
    • Ability to react under pressure to any given situation that may arise, in a professional manner and with positive results, in support of a multi-location, 24x7 environment.
    • Ability to work hard to effect change in a dynamic, high standards environment while maintaining a positive approach with management and peers.
    • Highly collaborative work style.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build successful professional working relationships.
    • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, fast-paced project environment.