Process Development Associate II - Purification Data/Systems Support

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
May 16, 2019
Ref
16714BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary
We are seeking a Process Development Associate II for a full-time position to work in the Purification Development group within Pre-Clinical Manufacturing and Process Development. The qualified individual will be responsible for system reliability and developer advocacy for various data systems, and support of purification process development. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, efficient, flexible, and able to perform key responsibilities in a fast-paced, team environment.

Responsibilities
The position will involve:

• System administration of operational technology data systems, e.g. development of workflows and configuration of technologies that handle process data

• Assessment, development, and implementation of DevOps tools, predictive models, and business processes to improve data system reliability, ability to troubleshoot data systems, or reduce time spent on system configurations and upgrades

• Provide technical support to developers and users of data systems

• Contribute to written documentation, articles, and tutorials; present work at group and department meetings; promote the use of data systems and associated tools within the department

• Advocate for the needs of developers and users within Purification Development and share feedback received from developers and users with data system administration teams

• Lab support of pilot scale productions of protein purification processes

• Perform automated high throughput screening experiments to expedite the workflow of developing a protein purification process
Requirements:
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelors degree in either Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, or Biochemistry, and 0 - 5 years experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. Additional requirements include:

• A strong fundamental understanding of various database systems, and site reliability engineering practices.

• Relevant lab experience with:
Akta Explorer/Avant, Akta Pilot, Depth Filtration, Tangential Flow Filters, Normal Flow Filters, Chromatographic Columns, HPLC, UPLC, Diafiltration Skid, or Hamilton or Tecan liquid handling systems.

• Relevant data system experience with:
Laboratory information management systems (LIMS), relational database systems (SQL RDBMS), time series database systems or process historians (e.g. OSIsoft PI), or electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) systems.

• Must show proficiency in computer programming. Familiarity in a high-level language, such as Python, R, Scala, or Java preferred.

• Must have strong initiative and drive to complete challenging tasks and learn new technologies.

• Must be capable of multi-tasking, working both independently and within a team environment.

• Familiarity with automated regression testing, integration testing, infrastructure as code, containerization, version control, continuous integration and continuous delivery, monitoring, logging, or distributed tracing preferred, but not required.

• Familiarity with Agile software development methods a plus.

Please be sure to include your GPA in your resume!

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.