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Lab Systems Engineer (TEMPORARY)

Location Novato, California
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

By providing a foundation for all operations company wide, BioMarin’s General and Administrative teams support our mission of providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance, legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.


Contribute to the development and on-going support of the enterprise systems (client, application and database servers) that support laboratory applications such as LabWare LIMS, MODA-EM and IDBS ELN.

Author supporting documentation and execute tests.

Provide system configuration guidance and consultation.

Possibly assist with off-hours monthly maintenance patching and updating activities.

Able and willing to transport, lift and install PC equipment in a laboratory environment.


Strong knowledge of networking, GPOs, AD and the deployment and support of Client, Application Server and Database Server architecture within a validated enterprise environment.

Support of GxP laboratory software, for example, LabWare LIMS, MODA-EM, ELN.

Experience building and deploying validated systems in a GxP environment.

Familiarity with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (for example, drafting and executing validation documentation).

Troubleshooting and supporting a client/server environment (Windows and Oracle).


2-5 years experience required

Bachelors Degree Preferred  

Able to work independently and research answers on own. This includes talking to vendors, searching solutions on the internet, etc.

A solid communicator who can speak effectively to technical and non-technical people.

A team-player able to collaborate and add-value in determining solutions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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