Sr. System Engineer, Digital Quality Systems

November 02 2018
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Sr. System Engineer, Digital Quality Systems

The Role:

Reporting to the Sr. Engineer, Digital Quality Systems, the Sr. System Engineer, Digital Quality Systems will serve a key role supporting the delivery and administration of the LIMS (LabVantage Laboratory Information Management system) as well as the optimization of quality processes and other supporting platforms. The individual will assist in configuration/customization of the system, participate in maintaining necessary procedures, and provide system training to users. This position will be located in Norwood, MA.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • Partner with cross functional resources to support the delivery of LIMS (LabVantage) and related system initiatives to streamline Analytical Development and Quality operations
  • Develops Lab Execution System (LES) methods to enable electronic lab workflow in LIMS.
  • Participates in validation activities in conjunction with IT, Validation and QA related to implementation and on-going support
  • Assist with developing and maintaining lab systems and equipment integrations with LIMS
  • Configure/customize LIMS to support change requests
  • Conducts user-training sessions for staff members
  • Develop and deploy LIMS Reports and Dashboards
  • Assist in evaluation or product enhancements and capabilities, implementing upgrades as required

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • BS in a relevant IT or scientific discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience. Experience includes the following:
    • 3-5 years utilizing LIMS
    • 1-3 years of LIMS administrator experience
    • 1-3 years of developing system generated reports using Jaspersoft, Crystal Reports, or other software.
  • Familiarity with lab testing workflow, instrumentation and technology
  • Understanding of cGMP and laboratory operations and practices
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written). 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively on cross-functional teams
  • Strong organizational and/or project management skills
  • Experience with LabVantage LIMS and/or LES systems preferred

Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:

  • Daily on-site catered lunches
  • Company-provided iPhone
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 16 weeks 100% paid family caregiver leave
  • 20 weeks 100% paid medical leave
  • Adoption assistance and discounts to local childcare centers, as well as access to
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 50% match on first 6% deferred. Match is vested immediately
  • A suite of Moderna paid insurance coverage, including: life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • 15 days' vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays

Why join Moderna Therapeutics

We are pioneering a new class of medicines made of messenger RNA, or mRNA. The potential implications of using mRNA as a drug are significant and far-reaching. It could transform not only how certain diseases are treated but also how medicines are discovered, developed and manufactured - at a breadth, scale and speed not common in the biopharma industry. 

Since our founding in 2011, we have built the industry's leading mRNA technology platform, the infrastructure to accelerate drug discovery and speed early development, a rapidly expanding pipeline, and an unparalleled team. Our development pipeline includes development candidates for mRNA-based vaccines and therapies spanning several therapeutic areas, and we have multiple clinical trials already underway with other development candidates progressing toward the clinic. In addition, we have a number of discovery programs that are advancing toward the development stage. 

We invite you to explore our site to learn more about our company and how we are advancing the promise of mRNA science to improve health and impact lives around the world. 

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.


Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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