Computer Systems Validation Specialist GLP GCP

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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November 24 2021
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Aspart of an overall cross functional Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approach to computer systems compliance and validation, theComputer Systems Validation (CSV) Specialist willbe involved in all aspects of computer systems validation and qualification within a GxP regulated environment.

Under the general guidance ofthe CSV Lead and the direction of Sr. CSV Specialists, the CSV Specialist will be involved in the overall development and maintenance ofGxP system lifecycle documentation.

This includes:

  • Validation Plans
  • User Requirements Specifications
  • Configuration, Functional, and Design Specifications
  • Testing Protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ/UAT)
  • Detailed risk assessment reports
  • Requirements traceability matrices
  • Validation Summary Reports
  • SOPs
  • Change Control Documentation


Describe the essential daily job functions and include % of time spent on each.

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Job Function and Description


  • Participate/support the planning, development, and implementation of computer systems validation documentation.
  • Review/approve and execute computer systems validation documentation.


  • Initiate and oversee system CSV associated change control requests and associated validation documentation.


  • Facilitate, prepare and execute CSV documents for Technical Operations, QC, QA, R&D, and IT groups as necessary
  • Ensures schedules, and performance requirements are met


  • Provide input into the support and maintenance of CSV and IT related SOPs, work instructions, and forms.
  • May represent CSV on specific projects, conduct briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives, as needed


  • BS degree in computer-science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience with 2 years of computer systems validation within a GMP/GxP regulated environment (FDA, EU, MHRA)
  • Experience working in a GMP/GxP environment is required
  • Proven experience developing full validation documentation and testing protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ/UAT) within the various SDLC phases.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of GAMP 5, “A Risk-Based Approach to Compliant GxP Computerized Systems
  • Strong working knowledge of GxP/GMP compliance and guidance provided by USP, ASTM, ICH, EU, and FDA.

Please be aware that Spark mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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