Moderna is working to develop first-in-class messenger RNA (mRNA) based medicines. Moderna is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Engineer II/III residing in Modernas Technical Development organization in Norwood, MA. This role is part of the commercial development and readiness team and enables commercial and clinical supply for Modernas seasonal vaccines, INT, and future products. The applicant should have strong communication and collaboration skills, along with multiple examples of a strong technical background.
The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast paced and highly dynamic environment, will have relevant academic and or industrial experience in drug delivery, process development or formulation development, and will be able to contribute to both process development and commercialization related activities. We seek applicants that are proactive, enthusiastic, and show a passion for their work. Applicants should have exceptional time management and communications skills with a strong attention to detail. Previous experience with chromatography, nanoparticle formulations, filtration technologies, mixing technologies, and/or tangential flow filtration is preferred. The position will support cross-functional teams across CMC, Research and Development, Pre-clinical and GMP Production, Quality, and Analytical Development.
Heres What Youll Do:
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to collect data and inform experimental design
Design, execute and analyze experiments for existing and novel methods and processes
Maintain thorough documentation through electronic lab notebooks, technical reports, and technical presentations
Develop robust, scalable, and well characterized methods and processes
Communicate findings to a wide audience in a timely and clear fashion
Maintain positive relationships with internal and external partners to facilitate collaboration across functions
Deliver reproducible and impactful results under ambitious timelines
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:
Bachelors with 2-5 years of experience or Masters with 1-3 years of experience in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, chemical engineering, biological engineering or a related discipline
Prior co-op or internship experience in related industry is favorable
Knowledge of bioprocess engineering principles, processes, and analytical techniques
Knowledge of statistical Design of Experiment (DoE) concepts and analysis of multivariate data
Experience in laboratory work and knowledge of appropriate laboratory hygiene
Preferred: Familiarity with nucleic acid drug process development (DNA, RNA, oligonucleotides)
Preferred: Familiarity with nucleic acid and protein chemistry, enzyme kinetics, and analytical characterization of biomolecules
Preferred: Hands on experience with AKTA FPLC, Tangential flow filtration (TFF), and HPLC/UPLC instrumentation
Preferred: Familiarity with common analytical techniques such as UV, Fluorescence, HPLC, LCMS, CE, GC, NMR, KF, IR, etc.
Ability to plan and execute experiments independently
Effective communication skills and the ability to write detailed technical reports
Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional matrixed environment
Strong interpersonal skills with an eagerness to support colleagues throughout organization
Ability to thrive in a diverse and fast paced environment
Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
- Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
- Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
- Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
- Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
- Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
- Adoption and family-planning benefits
- Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
- Generous paid time off, including:
Vacation, sick time and holidays
Volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary year-end shutdown
Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
- Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
- 401k match and Financial Planning tools
- Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
- Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
- Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
- Location-specific perks and extras!
Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.
By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.
We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.
If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit modernatx.com/careers to learn more about our current opportunities.
Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!
Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.
Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.
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