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Lead LIMS Developer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start date
May 30, 2024

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We are looking for a Lead LIMS Developer who will support our new Regeneron Cell Medicines (RCM) unit, located in the heart of Cambridge, MA. RCM is dedicated to novel cell therapies, translating science to medicine for our patients. In your role, you will interface with scientists as a lead IT partner, providing technical support on Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), customizing existing software platforms, and refining requirements for and building new data solutions. As an IT partner in the drug discovery process, you will deliver value by implementing efficient, secure, and time-savings technical solutions that help to streamline laboratory workflows. Within Regeneron Research & Preclinical Development IT, you will have the support of a large team resourced with broad software platforms and experienced in scientific data solutions.

As a Lead LIMS Developer, a typical day might include the following:

  • Interfacing with scientists to understand their data capture, analysis, and reporting requirements

  • Customizing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) for sample inventories and workflows in early research and process development labs

  • Developing, configuring, and supporting various IT systems

  • Gathering and refining business requirements and user stories to build or enhance data solutions

  • Proactively collaborating on IT project teams with scientists, business analysts, and programmers to help deliver technical solutions

  • Providing technical knowledge and support to the design, testing, and debugging of end user applications

  • Maintaining functionality of various systems to meet business, functional, and technical requirements

  • Collaborating with vendors to address technical issues on existing software, and defining new enhancements based on user requirements

This role may be for you if you have:

  • Expertise on the design, development, and support of various informatics software platforms that enable scientific organizations to gain new insights into their data

  • Hands-on experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), including for sample inventories and lab workflows for R&D teams in biopharma

  • Experience with designing, supporting, and using bioprocess/ preclinical manufacturing LIMS

  • Experience working with R&D scientists to develop business requirements and user stories

  • Prioritized and delivered multiple initiatives in an agile environment

  • Developed tactical and operational plans to transition to new technologies to support business processes

In order to be considered for this position, you must have an advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Bioinformatics, or similar field as well as at least 5 years of experience in programming and customization within Sapio Laboratory Inventory Management Systems. Experience as a business analyst by creating requirements documents, process flow diagrams, and test scripts.Fundamental knowledge of the life sciences/biopharma space, with previous laboratory experience preferred. Experience with Python and object-oriented programming. Experience with source code version control, particularly Git. Experience with querying databases and using statistical computer languages (R, SQL, etc.). Must be onsite at least 3 days a week subject to management review, non-negotiable.

    Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

    Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

    For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

    Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

    Salary Range (annually)

    $106,200.00 - $173,200.00


    Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
    Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

    Stock Symbol: REGN

    Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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