Sr. Research Associate II Analytical Ops

Foster City, CA
Jul 24, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Research Associate II Analytical Ops
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. Gilead’s 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 company’s five core values. That’s 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

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for ownership, timeline management, and technical writing in support of Change Management (CM) quality records including Change Control for AO document revisions
  • Working in collaboration across functions, identify and document the potential CM project impact to patients, product quality, validated state, and regulatory compliance
  • Working in collaboration with change project owner, develop task assignments for project completion
  • Monitor timely completion of quality records and related tasks providing support to AO staff as needed
  • Assist or manage on time completion or extension of quality records owned by Compliance and Training (C&T)
  • Maintain expected standards in concise technical writing for correct grammar, detailed and accurate information, to be completed within established timelines
  • Lead and/or coordinate cross functional projects with manager direction
  • Perform quality record metrics as appropriate
  • Provide support for regulatory audits/inspections

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • M.S degree with 2+ years of experience, OR B.S degree with 4+ years of experience
  • Strong verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Must think critically and creatively while able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as part of a team to develop new, or improve upon existing, business processes or procedures

Preferred Skills:
  • With direction, the ability to plan and execute assigned projects in support of non-routine development activities and project goals
  • Document Control experience
  • Experience supporting or managing training programs
  • Collaboration as part of a team to develop new, or improve upon existing, business processes or procedures
  • Experience participating in regulatory audits

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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.

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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