Manager, R&D Quality and Compliance

Foster City
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October 10 2021
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Manager, R&D Quality and Compliance
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


Gilead is seeking an experienced individual for end to end development of analytics and dashboards for R&D Quality and Compliance. This is an exciting opportunity to work within directly with internal customers to build analytic solutions to show data trends and solve business problems. The candidate will collaborate with our content matter experts and technology teams, while gaining a detailed understanding of proprietary internal and external data sets relating to audits, inspections, clinical trials, Quality Management systems, etc. This is an opportunity to work with industry leading datasets to provide new and meaningful analytics.

Key responsibilities
  • Respond to queries from internal stakeholders to support inspection readiness, audits, compliance oversight, staff training, and other quality and compliance-related activities.

  • Develop and maintain online platforms (e.g. Tableau, SharePoint) to provide real-time intelligence related to Gilead's quality and compliance activities (document management, training, audits, regulatory inspections, risk management).

  • Design and develop Office 365 applications and solutions using Power Automate (Flow), Power Apps, Canvas Apps, Customized Apps, etc. in SharePoint Online.

  • Analyze, interpret and distill large amounts of information into key messages.

  • End-to-end development - Take ownership for the technical delivery of custom analytic projects.

  • Project scoping - Work with Leadership Teams and subject matter experts to capture and document data and dashboard requirements.

  • Design and build Tableau dashboards to meet internal customer requirements. A creative approach will be required for some projects, where a detailed understanding of Tableau would be a key advantage.

  • Data modeling - Use Alteryx to create a repeatable ETL (Extract, Transform & Load) and data model to serve data to Tableau dashboards

  • Build proof of concepts for internal customers before engaging in full end to end development of the final dashboard solution.

  • Portal delivery - work with internal technology groups (IT or Development Process and Systems) to embed Tableau dashboards into custom portal and provide the required functionality.

  • Documentation - Document end to end solutions including; data sources, Alteryx data model, Tableau dashboards and portal features.

  • Other responsibilities as required

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding and ability to manipulate and join multiple diverse datasets

  • Ability to work in an agile environment whilst working with internal customers to deliver the final solution

  • Understanding of processes related to auditing and regulatory inspections a plus.

  • Excellent task and time management skills (e.g., project planning, prioritization)

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to train others on use of data pipeline and visualization tools

Education and Experience
  • Intermediate/advanced Tableau and Tableau Server experience

  • Experience in connecting and working with different types of data sources, for example, SQL and APIs

  • Experience with Alteryx Designer and Alteryx Server is preferable

  • Experience building Office 365 solutions including Power Automate (Flow), Power Apps and SharePoint Online.

  • Experience publishing to portals such as SharePoint

  • Experience with, or understanding of, text mining techniques would be an advantage

  • Experience with data visualization and related best practices

  • Experience and comfortable with interfacing directly with internal customers

  • Experience in developing and generating quality system metrics/trending

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in a GxP related field and a BS or BA OR 5+ years of relevant experience and a MS.

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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.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

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