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Gilead Sciences Inc.

R&D Systems Analyst I

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Job Details:

  • With limited guidance, may participate in a team in the development and maintenance of business applications.
  • Participates in the evaluation, design, and development of applications that automate and support across Development.
  • Provides systems administration and technical support for non-GMP and GMP regulated environment.
  • Provides end-user support and training including troubleshooting problems at the application level (includes working with vendors to resolve issues).
  • Co-ordinates with Infrastructure, IT, and Database administrators to ensure continuous system availability.
  • Provides architectural solutions for interface developments.
  • Supports the development of use cases and documentation of user requirements and functional requirements specifications to ensure that requirements are complete, accurate, and testable.
  • Supports the development of test strategies and defining test data (design the approach for testing each requirement).
  • Documents and manages software defects, issues and enhancement by providing assessments and
  • Works with business and Information Technology partners to enhance applications to reduce operating time and improve efficiency.
  • May investigate project feasibility, prepare project cost and benefit estimates, estimates project resource needs for staff and consultants
  • Provide end-user support for various platforms and systems.
  • Participate in training design, documentation and delivery efforts with the project/delivery lead.
  • Provides systems training to end users, contributes to process improvements, and the evaluation of third-party products.
  • Consults with users, management, and vendors to assess computing needs and system requirements.
  • Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs, projects or responsible for individual business targets.

Essential Education, Skills & Requirements:

  • Associates Degree with 4+ years OR Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years OR Masters' Degree with 0+ years of experience in IT and Life sciences.
  • Good understanding of database technologies including Oracle and PostgreSQL.
  • Demonstrates an ability to maintain and developed systems independently.
  • Strong documentation and customer service skills.
  • Experience with software development life cycle, system integration, lab instrument interface to a LIMS/ELN system.
  • Knowledge in scripting languages (Javascript, Python, R, etc.), SQL JSON, REST API.
  • Direct experience in working with enterprise systems such as Microsoft collaboration tools.
  • Experience implementing and supporting LIMS and ELN systems (Benchling, LabWare, BioVia etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Organized and self-managed.

Preferred Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience with Data Visualization tools (Tableau, Spotfire, JMP etc) a plus.

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