IT Quality Laboratory Analyst

Merck & Co., Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 4 weeks ago

Requisition ID: BUS003020

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

As an ITQuality Laboratory Analyst at Merck's Austin IT HUB, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great peoplecome together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives.

Weare seeking motivated, talented scientific professionals whobring a passion to solving today's problems to accelerate solution creation forimproving tomorrow.

Are you a trained scientist who is the lab expert for solvingIT problems? Do you frequently switchbetween loving IT or Science more? Inthis role you will have the opportunity to combine both passions as you join anIT organization partnered to a scientific business community in deliveringimpactful solutions to our quality laboratory business. Apply your problem solving and innovationskills as a IT Quality Laboratory Analyst at Merck.

You will:

  • Join ateam who is passionate about delivering a business knowledge infused ITservice charged with delivering the best of medicine to every person.

  • Applyyour empathy to IT problems affecting the laboratory workflow to developingsolutions.Apply technicalknowledge and experience to develop, deploy and support Lab IT systems for alarge

  • Pharma manufacturing company. Be a partner to thebusiness in evaluating requests to further define the voice of the customer forsolution development.

  • Applyprior experience to review intent of system design to Business solution fueledby IT.

  • Authorand peer review solution documentation developed for our Software DevelopmentLifecycle (SDLC) to reduce risk of late identification of requirements,incomplete solutions, or testing gaps during delivery.

  • Supporttesting efforts to deliver high quality solutions that minimize businessdisruption when deployed.

  • Workwith the Technical Lead, Program Manager and Business to plan, estimate and deliveron all development activities to ensure effective and efficient programexecution.

  • Combineyour existing scientific work experience, and your role in solution delivery tohelp end users fully utilize and adapt to the provided solutions. Partner with them to identify work arounds asrequired and to identify true root cause of any issues.

  • Workwith project and support team members to correct operational issues withinstalled laboratory IT systems.

You will work and learn more about:

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing and qualitymanagement

  • Laboratory IT systems including LIMS,Chromatography Data Systems, Laboratory Execution Systems, Lab Data Archivingsolutions

  • Program & Project Management


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences or equivalent

What we need from you to be successfulin this role:

  • Some experience in the design, configuration and implementation of solutions for Laboratory and/or Shopfloor Manufacturing.

  • Laboratory process awareness in themanufacturing environment.

  • Written and verbal communication skillsincluding the ability to communicate with both a business and a technicalaudience.

  • The ability to work independently andeffectively as a team across global hubs, and maintain a highly collaborative,transparent effort.

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of SystemsDevelopment Life Cycle (SDLC), and current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) processes.

  • LIMS experience.

  • Familiarity with advanced/emerging technology trends such as Cloud,Mobility and Data Science

  • Experience in working in a large global matrix organization

  • Working knowledge of any

Manufacturing Laboratory System. For instance: Chromatography, Data Systems (i.e., Empower),Scientific Data Management (i.e., Nugenesis) and/or Laboratory InformationManagement (i.e., LIMS)

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Business/Technical Analysis

Other Locations:

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable):

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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IT Quality Laboratory Analyst

Merck & Co., Inc.