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Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Lab IT

ID: 1412
Department: IT - Operations
Location: Cambridge Headquarters
# of Openings: 1

Description

Functional area: Information Technology

 

Position description:

The Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Laboratory IT role provides hands on support of IT systems deployed in support of Ironwood’s laboratory operations including ELN, LIMS, CDS, Instrumental Analysis, Lab Automation, Inventory, Data Management and Archival (SDMS), and EH&S in Ironwood’s discovery and preclinical research Labs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively partner with internal stakeholders across R&D labs to understand needs and identify appropriate information technology solutions;
  • Work with internal stakeholders and external vendors to improve lab operations and instrument data analysis through the selection, implementation, and support of software systems used by Ironwood researchers in our labs;
  • Assist IT project managers and analysts in implementation projects as a technical resource for software evaluation, development of lab/pilot environments, and development and execution of test plans;
  • Provide direct hands on support and administration of various software platforms that support lab researchers including:
    • Electronic Lab Notebooks

    • Sample Management

    • Chemical Inventory

    • Chromatographic Data Systems

    • Spectroscopic Data Systems

    • Laboratory Robotics

    • Instrumental Data Analysis

    • Data Management and Archival

    • Environmental Health and Safety Vigilance and Reporting

    • Kaseya administration, Acronis Data Backup and NuGenesis Data Backup

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with vendors providing software, service, and support of laboratory information systems;
  • Working with Quality Assurance, use risk-based approaches to assess compliance impacts and build computer systems validation activities into system implementation and change control activities where necessary;
  • Develop and maintain system documentation for supported applications, including change control and validation documentation where required.

 

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years’ experience working in an IT organization supporting a Pharmaceutical research environment, including support of laboratory IT systems;
  • Hands on experience as a user and administrator with typical laboratory software systems (LIMS, ELN, CDS, Inventory, etc.);
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills –within IT as well as with scientists;
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize among competing demands;
  • Experience in vendor management and contract negotiation;
  • Experience in biotech, pharma or life sciences a must;
  • Previous experience with one or more of the following systems is important: Waters Empower, MassLynx, and NuGenesis SDMS, Agilent Chemstation, CambridgeSoft/PerkinElmer ChemBioOffice and E-Notebook;
  • Exposure to computer systems validation and instrument qualification in a laboratory setting desirable;
  • Exposure to computer systems validation and instrument qualification in a laboratory setting desirable;
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, science, or business.


Ironwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.





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