Sr IT Lab Systems Analyst

  • Reference: LK46782
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Information Technology

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sr IT Lab Systems Analyst with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a Permanent position.


The following are the key requirements for the role:




  • Coordinates the needs of functional departments and establishes priorities for Empower and Laboratory Systems requirements gathering, system design and implementation.
  • Technical/project Lead on Instrument Qualification Projects.
  • Responsible for Laboratory System documentation, including, converting User Requirement Specifications to a Detail Design Specification, writing Configuration Test Plans and summary reports
  • Configures reports (tabular, trend and labels).
  • Processes Laboratory Systems change control requests.
  • Works with Validation and Quality departments to ensure Laboratory Systems are implemented following development life cycle approach.
  • Trains other Laboratory System trainers.
  • Coordinates with other Laboratory Systems team members to implement the system in an efficient manner.
  • Provides end-user support for Laboratory Systems including troubleshooting problems at the application server level.
  • Empower System Administrator including Systems security access, Audit trail and periodic audit trail review.
  • Support day to day activities for Laboratory Systems
  • Provides on-the-floor guidance and support to employees.
  • Prioritize the day-to-day work assignments for analysts within the IT department to support lab system troubleshooting activities.
  • Ensures employees timesheets are completed on time.
  • Monitors employees training to ensure that all requirements are met, including OJT.
  • Maintain up to date training records for self and direct reports.
  • Perform minimally monthly performance feedback meetings with direct reports.
  • Escalates all performance issues to management and/or HR.
  • Ability to train, develop and mentor direct reports.




  • BS/BA in related field and minimum 6 years of relevant experience preferred; will substitute relevant industry experience for educational requirement.
  • Project Management experience. Professional qualification preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Empower 3, FTIR and NIR software systems
  • In depth knowledge of concepts of GMP, ICH guidelines and GAMP requirements
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory automation/instrument qualification practices and cGMP applicable to a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Oracle and relational database concepts;
  • Logical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic laboratory experience preferred, but is not required;


For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270

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