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Principle IT Systems Engineer - Canada  

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Posted on : 25 June 2017

Project Description

Department Marketing Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. 
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  • In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


Responsibilities:
We are seeking an experienced Principal IT Systems Engineer for our Corporate site located in Montreal. 
  • Perform advance technical activities in the engineering, implementation and maintenance of highly complex IT infrastructure (servers, storage, networks, etc)
  • Provide advanced IT infrastructure expertise to assist in the monitoring, operation and support of highly complex IT systems
  • Lead IT engineering efforts for the global infrastructure team through standard practices insuring regulatory compliance with all implementations
  • Assist in the execution of benchmark testing to ensure optimal ongoing system performance
  • Provide expert trouble shooting and effective level 3 support for complex IT infrastructure incidents
  • Coordinate and participate in the creation and maintenance of system documentation, including qualification plans, asset management, configuration management and change control


Requirements:
The following are minimum requirements related to the Principal IT Systems Engineer position. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 yrs related experience in IT; An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
  • Must have 3+ years’ experience in an SAP environment and have hands on knowledge in troubleshooting and performance tuning modules; Must have in-depth knowledge of current IT technologies an state-of-the-art practices, effective communication skills and strong interpersonal skills including influencing and aligning; Able to provide solutions to complex and difficult technical problems; Experience with managing project is preferred


About Corporate
  • The Corporate Functions provide operational support across the company 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 Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company 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.  
  • Our company 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s 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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet