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Bioinformatics Engineer IV

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Start date
30 Dec 2022
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world’s most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world’s most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide.

Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world’s toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-M™ adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases.

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic.

Summary of the Position :

We are seeking an Informatics Engineer to join our Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MS&T) Department. This person will be responsible for trending of manufacturing data, statistical analyses of Manufacturing data in JMP, data visualization in Power BI and other platforms, and implementing data warehouse solutions for a fast-paced and compliant environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
  • Implementing data solutions for the collection, analysis, and visualization of manufacturing data and trends
  • Trending of drug substance process data, identification and investigation of trends
  • Statistical analyses of drug substance process data, including control charts, box plots, multivariate analyses, fit models, process capability analyses, and setting of control limits and specifications
  • Administration and configuration of a Part 11 compliant data warehouse and trending software solution
  • Meeting with key Novavax stakeholders to identify data set needs and work with IT to deliver technical solutions to satisfy those needs
  • Providing analytic solutions to provide visibility into manufacturing performance

Minimum Requirements :
  • BS in relevant scientific discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Experience with statistical analyses, statistical process control, CPV, and software and platforms like JMP and Power BI
  • Experience with computer programming and scripting languages like Python, R, and JSL
  • Proven experience in collaborating in matrix teams in a technical environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Part 11 compliance and GMP requirements for data integrity

Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


We are a biotechnology company committed to help address serious infectious disease globally through the discovery, development, and delivery of innovative vaccines to patients around the world.


Our mission

We never rest in our quest to protect the health of people everywhere.

Novavax is here to make a difference. We’re a biotech company focused solely on developing life-saving vaccines to fight infectious diseases.

What sets us apart? Solid science tested by decades of research. Vaccines developed from trusted technology that are both safe and efficacious.

And a global network that will help ensure our vaccines reach everyone who needs them.

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