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Sr Analyst, IT Quality and Product Sciences System Location:Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica, CA
2018-03-27 10:52:54
Job Type: Full Time only
Budget $: 100,000 - 200,000

Role:Sr Analyst, IT Quality and Product Sciences System
Location:Santa Monica, CA

Job description:
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  • Company is a Gilead Company is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our information technology group to lead all Quality and Product Sciences/Development applications such as LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook), QMS (Quality Management System), Document Management system, Process Monitoring etc..
  • This will be a hands-on role within our Information Technology group and highly cross functional working closely with various business groups who deal with GxP systems.
  • This is a critical role at company to design, develop and support new and existing quality and product sciences systems.

  • Act as a system owner/subject matter expert for quality and product sciences systems like LIMS, QMS,
  • Quality Document Management system in a FDA regulated biotech or pharmaceutical organization.
  • Work closely with Quality and Product Sciences/Development business groups to understand their technology requirements and identify and implement best fit technology solutions to meet their needs.
  • Lead the complete life cycle management of quality systems used for functions like change management, quality assurance, Laboratory sampling/testing systems, quality document management, process monitoring and GxP training.
  • Design and configure QMS software solutions to incorporate new business processes.
  • Provide technical administration and support for LIMS, Quality Document Management and GxP training systems.
  • Collaborate with the Quality and Computerized system validation team to perform IQ/OQ/PQ, to facilitate validation activities; develop and/or execute test scripts as required.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, user guides, and other relevant documentation for quality systems administration.
  • Lead Quality Document Management systems life cycle from implementation through ongoing support.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure team to support hardware, network and database support for LIMS and other Quality systems.
  • Assist with change control impact assessments for any quality systems changes.
  • Participate in internal audit reviews of the system administration procedures and documentation.
  • Work with LIMS and other system vendors for upgrades, patching, bug fixes and support.
  • Design and develop integration between LIMS and other quality and manufacturing systems with lab instruments and other GMP and corporate systems like Oracle EBS, MES etc.
  • Provide analytics support to quality and product sciences business groups to deliver KPIs related to Quality data and process monitoring.

Required Skills And Knowledge:
  • BS or MS in a Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer science or related field.Minimum of 5-8 years of working within a GxP regulated setting (Laboratory,Quality, Manufacturing, IT) supporting quality and product sciences systems.
  • Knowledge of CGMP/ICH/FDA regulations with 21 CFR Part11. GAMP knowledge will be a plus.
  • 2 years of hands on design development experience integration and middle ware technologies like JBoss, Web Logic, Apache, Java, XML etc.
  • Hands on configuration, administration, development and support experience with any LIMS, QMS and Document Management systems.
  • Experience with Lab vantage LIMS, Oracle Agile/QMS, Veeva Quality document system and Compliance Wire learning management system is highly desirable.
  • Experience in integrating LIMS and Quality systems with other internal and external systems like ERP and laboratory instruments.Good background in quality and laboratory informatics and data analytics.
  • Experience in designing and building quality and product sciences dashboards and KPIs for process monitoring and Quality metrics is desirable.
  • Experience with emerging cloud, SaaS and web technologies a plus.
  • Experience with defining business requirements and knowledge of business process definitions, application design/configuration and systems implementation and testing activities.
  • Experience with training and supporting end users with their day to day operations.
  • Ability to provide technical impact assessment of changes and deviation to systems and procedures.
  • Experience with change control and supporting systems validations.
  • Effective organization and time management skills, with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines and Governance in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in tools like Power Point, Visio and other tools to develop process flows and presentations.
  • Quick learner and keeps current with emerging technologies in GxP space.Detail-oriented with expertise in problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to assist infrastructure team on network, infrastructure and instrument qualifications and validations for regulatory requirements.
  • Company is a bio pharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care.
  • The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system\'s ability to recognize and kill tumors.

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