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IT Technical Architect

  • Job reference: 920976
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, IT
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018

Orion Group Are Recruiting An Information Systems Architect for a leading Multi National biotechnology companies for a 12 month contract based in Dublin, Ireland.

Role Purpose


Responsible for the delivery of new and updated integration functionalities for Manufacturing Information Systems for use in production. Responsible for oversight on alignment of Manufacturing Information Systems with Global Operating Specifications.

Preferred Qualification

Working knowledge of drug product manufacturing and packaging in pharmaceutical/biotech industries or aseptic processing

* Knowledge of regulation requirements (including cGMP, 21CFR Part11)

* Knowledge of Quality Systems (e.g. CCMS, EDMQ, NC/CAPA)

* Knowledge of validation processes and understanding of validation protocol generation requirements

* Knowledge of computer systems applicable to responsibilities (e.g. MES, ERP, SCADA, PLC, Historian)

* Practical knowledge in continuous improvement tools and methodologies

  • Skills:

MES experience with focus on workflow, S95 & S88 standards and integration from the control layer to MES in pharma & bio-pharma industries
* Strong capabilities in S95 level 2 and level 3 systems and their integration.
* Strong working knowledge of OLE for Process Control,
* Experience of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Process Control Systems (PCS), Recipe Managers - Siemens, Rockwell, Kepware OPC Server, OSI Pi, RT Reports, OSI PI Asset Framework, Laboratory benchtop equipment, Learning Management Systems
* Strong exposure to MES technologies, including automated data collection, historian applications (OSI PI), visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing
* MES experience in implementing stable and scalable solutions for
o Continuous Data Retrieval from Level 2 and Level 3 systems
o Creation / Loading of Level 2 Recipes
o Retrieval of Alarms and Events (Batch Context Information) into MES for Annotation, Review and Trending
* Strong PL/SQL programming experience in software development with Microsoft Visual Studio / Development tools; knowledge of web services, ASP and .net technologies.
* Strong SQL experience with exposure to both Oracle & SQL Server databases along with Crystal Reports
* Strong attention to details, including the ability to proof read documents and to accurately translate customers' requirements into meaningful end-user instructions consistently
* Excellent organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills at all levels of the organization


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.