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Lab System Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05317
Location: Novato, California
Job title: Lab System Engineer
Location: Novato, CA
Duration: 6+ months

Develop and implement technical strategies for various validated/qualified laboratory computer systems with an emphasis on global enterprise systems.
Develop and administer system procedures for installation, monitoring, performance utilization, upgrades, backups, recovery, and overall operations in a validated environment.
Prepare documentation and training to support IT and related processes.
Provide guidance and consultation in technical matters such as network integration, hardware selection, and system configuration.
Support new application and system deployment projects with an emphasis on the software development life cycle (SDLC).
Attend project meetings and work closely with project manager, QA, and business team members to ensure project tasks are completed in a timely fashion.
Guide technical resources to build the underlying infrastructure for Watson LIMS.

Desired minimum 5-years of experience in Information Technology field.
Desired minimum 2-years of experience in current good manufacturing practice biopharmaceutical production setting (process development and/or manufacturing technical support).
Experience in supporting and maintaining scientific systems, example systems include:
Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) [Watson]
Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) Software [IDBS]
Knowledge of Windows desktop, Windows server, Citrix and/or Linux server environments. MCSA/MCSE preferable but not required.
Database server experience preferred [e.g., SQL Server, Oracle]
Experience maintaining web application servers is a plus (e.g., IIS, Apache, Nginx, Node).
Experience with supporting systems in a GxP/Validated environment.
Experience working on projects collaborating with multiple team members while taking direction from a project manager.
A strong communicator who can speak effectively to technical and non-technical audiences.
Able to prioritize and deliver results with a high emphasis on quality, technical rigor, and attention to detail.
Able to integrate feedback in a professional manner and thrives in multidisciplinary teams with members with highly diverse backgrounds.