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Scientific Software/Systems Associate

Employer
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
Location
Shrewsbury, MA
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Sector
Science
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At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of peoples lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary
We are seeking a Scientific Software/Systems Associatefor our Lab Sciences Team at our Safety Assessment site located in Shrewsbury, MA.

The Systems Associate will assist with implementation, validation, and oversight of assigned scientific applications within the Safety Assessment business. Participate in projects oriented around the expanded use, the upgrade of, or further enhancement of assigned applications primarily for regulated applications.

Assist with the day-to-day operations and support of assigned scientific applications including:Watson,Mass Spectrometer software (Analyst, for example),Plate Reader software (SoftMax Pro and Discovery Workbench, for example),Empower,Flow Cytometry software, andDispense.

Job Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelors degree preferred (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Life Sciences, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of working with and/or administering and supporting applications/solutions. Strong understanding of drug discovery or related life science industry experience is preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: None
  • Other: In-depth knowledge of current IT technologies and state-of-the-art practices including an understanding in areas of application programming, database, and systems design. Must understand internet, intranet, extranet and customer/server architectures and how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to deliver informative, well-organized presentations. Ability to work well in a team environment.


IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of peoples lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com. #LI-LH1
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