Thermo Fisher Scientific System Analyst II (QMS) in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.


The Systems Analyst II is responsible for the maintaining QMS applications. Meet software application service level agreements and evolving the existing software system applications and architecture in collaboration with the business end-user community. In addition, the Systems Analyst II serves the end-user business community and the governing corporate quality team, to ensure software solutions are well understood and built for purpose.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maximizes the use of all functions and features of System to benefit the organization

  • Follows SDLC. Coordinates and manages functional, user acceptance, validation and performance testing.

  • Secures Quality Management system by developing system access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures; completing back-ups; maintaining documentation.

  • Upgrades Quality Management system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.

  • Establishes Quality Management system specifications by analyzing access, information, and security requirements; designing business unit configurations.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Responsible for the implementation and configuration of various modules to new business units

  • Lead and co-ordinate multi-specialty teams from business, vendor and various IT groups implementation projects

  • Helps preparing Functional and Technical specifications

  • Supports the QMS Help-desk policies, Implementation Standards, Training Contents and methodology

  • Maintains Quality Management system performance and system up-time by performing system monitoring and analysis; troubleshooting system configuration issues; operating and system management; and escalating application problems to vendor.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working in a GXP regulated environment

  • Strong background in Quality Management Systems is strongly desirable.

  • Demonstrate application experience with TrackWise/ 123 Compliance QMS, Salesforce. HP-ALM and/or ServiceNow

  • Ability to clearly communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience with system support/system administration.

  • Ability to drive multiple initiatives in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent analytical abilities, creative problem solving skills and strong planning and organizing capabilities.

  • Ability to understand both the business and the technical aspects of the applications supported.

  • Experience with validation, training, change management, CAPA, and/or supplier audits

  • Ability to work well within team environment.

  • Project management experience is a plus.

  • Familiarity of the following software languages is a bonus; Java, SQL as well as an understanding of SQL Server, Oracle and MS Access database technologies.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working in Quality Management Systems

  • Experience working in a validated environment.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.