Senior Engineer, Lab Systems
Company: Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio)
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio) is a leading,
clinical-stage gene therapy company founded in 2001 based on the
work of adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy visionary and
pioneer, Jude Samulski, PhD. Since that time, our commitment to
developing life-saving medicines that can potentially cure genetic
diseases has never wavered.
At AskBio, we've built a foundation of therapeutic programs, AAV
manufacturing and a rich portfolio of patented technology. Our
therapeutic focus includes neuromuscular, central nervous system,
cardiovascular and metabolic diseases with clinical trials underway
for Pompe disease, Parkinson's disease, and congestive heart
failure. Our gene therapy platform includes Pro10---, an
industry-leading proprietary cell line manufacturing process, and
an extensive AAV capsid and promoter library.
We became a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of
Bayer AG in late 2020 as a cornerstone of its newly formed Cell &
Gene Therapy Platform. Our global headquarters are in Research
Triangle Park, North Carolina, a thriving biotechnology hub.
Additionally, we have significant operations in Philadelphia, PA,
Columbus, OH, Scotland, France, and Spain.
Our vision : Pioneering science to create transformative molecular
Our mission: Lead innovative science and drive clinical outcomes to
transform people's lives.
Advance innovative science by pushing boundaries.
Bring transformative therapeutics to patients in need.
Provide an environment for employees to reach their fullest
Be a Pioneer. We are not afraid of the impossible and to innovate
to make gene therapies accessible to those in need.
Cultivate Collaboration. Strive to be the best teammate, actively
listen, openly communicate, and embrace diverse points of view.
Embrace Responsibility. We are humbled by the enormity of our
mission. We hold a relentless commitment to advance science and
clinical outcomes for our patients, families, and caregivers.
Raise the Bar. Continuously drive improvements and efficiencies.
Seek and provide constructive feedback. Have a bias for learning
Act with Uncompromising Integrity. Be honest, transparent, and
committed to doing what's right in every situation. Make clear
commitments and follow through.
About the role:
The Senior Engineer, Lab Systems, reporting to the Director,
Application Administration, will be responsible for the
implementation and support of computerized systems utilized in the
laboratory environment across AskBio sites while following company
policies and maintaining GxP regulatory compliance. This position
will be the primary contact for issues related to lab systems and
work with scientific stakeholders to understand current lab
procedures, define requirements for new laboratory systems, and
identify opportunities for improvement. The ideal candidate will
play a critical role in the development of a collaborative
environment across scientific groups, system vendors and
Information Technology. This position will be based at AskBio's
Headquarters in RTP, North Carolina.
Act as a key technical contact for AskBio laboratory applications
and instrument systems.
Analyze and troubleshoot laboratory application and instrument
system incidents, resolve problems, and implement changes according
to defined SOPs.
Implement, configure and support complex laboratory applications
and lab systems including system upgrades, business process updates
and setting up users, roles, and access levels.
Deploy new and upgraded hardware, peripherals and accessories
including IT and vendor supplied PCs for instrument control and
data acquisition or other instrument specific IO devices
Support IT GxP compliance by ensuring compliance is prioritized in
the maintenance of all systems and assist in the writing and
execution of validation deliverables as required.
Define new application and system requirements and develop an
effective approach to integrate IT infrastructure and capabilities
into the laboratory environment in collaboration with scientific
stakeholders and Information Technology.
Coordinate with application and instrument vendors by supporting
new system installation, troubleshooting, resolving incidents and
maintaining and updating systems.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Life
Science related field. Work experience, including applicable
military service, may substitute for education.
4+ years relevant industry experience implementing and supporting
laboratory applications and systems.
Preferred Experience and Skills
Prior experience working in a GxP compliant environment and working
with major scientific vendors (Waters, Cytiva, Thermo Fisher).
Strong understanding of IT networking concepts, infrastructure
components and best practices.
Attention to detail, highly organized and the ability to multitask
in a fast-paced, highly interactive environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability
to maintain formal recording keeping and interact effectively with
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel).
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio) is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited
under Federal, State or local laws. All employment decisions are
based on valid job-related requirements. If you are a qualified
individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable
or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may
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