Manager R&D Information Systems

Foster City
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June 09 2021
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Manager R&D Information Systems
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

  • Lead software development projects and provide guidance on architecture
  • Coordinate Project development activities including requirements analysis, testing, code reviews and troubleshooting
  • Proactively addresses obstacles in order to meet team goals
  • Responsible for ensuring system support requests and issues are completed and resolved in accordance with applicable system SOPs and WRKs.

Essential Functions:
  • Designs and tests new systems and upgrades in existing systems
  • Understands software development lifecycles and agile development methodologies
  • Partner effectively with Business Teams in translating deep understanding of data, business needs and regulatory requirements into appropriate user requirements, system configurations, ad hoc user acceptance tests and validation acceptance tests
  • Recommends and implements process improvements
  • Analyze third party tools for given requirements
  • Participates in the development, review and implementation of processes, SOPs and associated documents affecting Systems team and our business partners

Nice to Have:
  • Experience with DevOps as Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • Experience working as Technical Project Manager

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
  • Hands on experience with C#, .Net, Angular, SQL
  • Experience with different databases and services available in AWS including AWS Lambda
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with relational databases and system integration
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Typically requires a BS degree in computer science or equivalent and minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience working in a regulated industry is plus
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

For jobs in the United States:

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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