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Validation - Computer System Validation (CSV) – Senior Engineer

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
College Station, TX
Start date
Jan 31, 2023

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  The Computer System Validation (CSV) Senior Engineer, under general direction, will be responsible for oversight of all GxP-Regulated Computerized Systems at all applicable points of the computerized system lifecycle, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, Computer Systems Validation (CSV) and Lifecycle procedures with Data Integrity requirements. This individual will provide oversight of validation activities, lead the development and approval of validation documentation, risk assessments, work with project teams to determine which elements should be validated, and conduct impact assessments of proposed changes to computerized systems.

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Essential Functions

  • Generate, obtain approvals and execute validation deliverables for computerized systems and relevant infrastructure, including Validation Plans, Requirements Specification, Risk Assessments, Installation/Operational Qualifications, Traceability Matrices, and Validation Final Reports, ensuring documents meet regulatory and procedural requirements of 21 CFR Part-11, Annex-11 Data Integrity and GAMP5 among others.
  • Plan and organize validation activities amongst cross functional groups; capable of providing and maintaining status updates for validation activities related to day-to-day operations or project work
  • Able to work independently (author protocol, execute, analyze data, author reports).
  • Must be able to review all System Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) deliverables, provide constructive feedback, and ensure that the deliverables adhere to associated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Must be able to create, review, and update SOPs, forms, templates, documentation and files.
  • Supports regulatory and client audits as CSV subject matter expert.
  • Actively works to establish strong relationships within the group and with other department managers to improve harmonization and effectiveness.
  • Motivates team to be flexible and to respond to planned and unplanned or unanticipated changes with speed and confidence.
  • Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable laws, regulation and industry codes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Working knowledge and expertise in computerized systems validation.
  • Computer System Validation experience with DCS, SCADA and BMS systems such as DeltaV, Factory Talk View, Desigo, Unicorn, Wonderware is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11, Data Integrity, GAMP5 requirements and FDA industry regulations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, state of the art, alternately research and customized manufacturing facility.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to

  • Experience prolonged standing, some bending, stooping and stretching.
  • Use hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment is required.
  • The ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Working on ladders.
  • Attendance is mandatory.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Life Sciences, Engineering or similar discipline.
  • 7-10+ years of experience in computer system validation activities in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or related industry, preferably in FDA-regulated environments.
  • cGMP experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of DeltaV automation platform

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If an accommodation to the application process is needed, please email or call 979-431-3528.


FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry leading cGMP Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) supporting our partners in the biopharmaceutical industry with the development and production of their biologic, vaccines and gene therapies.

With over 30 years of experience in process development and cGMP manufacturing, a dedicated staff of over 2,000 and a reputation for excellent customer service, flexibility and responsiveness, we’ve become a trusted partner to some of the most prominent biotech developers and pharmaceutical companies in the industry.

Our Process Development experience includes the development of processes for molecules expressed via fermentation (e.g., E. coli, P. pastoris), cell culture systems including CHO, HEK, Vero, MDCK, EB66 and insect cells, and from transgenic sources.

Our network expands within five development and manufacturing facilities located in Teesside, United Kingdom; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA; College Station, Texas, Thousand Oaks CA USA and Hillerød, Denmark.


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