Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Our client is a late-stage biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases.


  • Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a late-stage biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Novavax recently initiated development of NVX-CoV2373, its vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and achieved positive Phase 1 clinical trial results. NanoFlu, its quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both vaccine candidates incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M adjuvant in order to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies. Novavax is a leading innovator of recombinant vaccines; its proprietary recombinant technology platform combines the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles in order to address urgent global health needs.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Serves as the primary SAP S/4 HANA BASIS administrator for Novavax
    • Supports 3-tiered private cloud hosted landscape (DEV / QAS / PRD)
    • Provide technical support for other cloud and on-premise solutions in the ERP eco-system, such as cold chain tracking, serialization, and partner data exchange
    • Perform transports through the landscape per approved change control procedures
    • Manage and monitor scheduled jobs
    • Perform user provisioning and light security updates
    • Perform necessary database maintenance
    • Performs client copies as needed
    • Manage OSS tickets with SAP support
    • Manage and monitor integration connections
    • Maintains necessary documentation and work instructions for performing actions
    • Perform system troubleshooting when needed
    • Performing periodic compliance reviews for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) audits and Quality Assurance reviews
    • Liaise between the SAP team, Application Managed Service (AMS) provider, and hosting partner as needed to resolve deep technical issues
    • Work Collaboratively with:
      • SAP team to ensure prompt and controlled delivery of system configuration changes for the business, as well as troubleshooting
      • IT Service Desk to perform and coordinate IT service delivery actions
      • External service providers to perform complex BASIS and other technical work on behalf of Novavax
    • Other duties as assigned
    • May require periodic weekend/evening work
    • Travel to other sites may be required

    Minimum requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification level, preferably in Information Systems or related discipline
    • IT-related certification or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 3-5 years of SAP BASIS administration experience required; S/4 HANA experience preferred
    • Experience working in regulated environment, preferably in pharmaceutical, vaccines, medical devices, or other related business; experience in SOX environment desirable
    • Must possess excellent customer service, problem solving, troubleshooting, and verbal/written communication skills
    • Must have strong organization skills necessary to juggle multiple tasks
    • Experience delivering and managing application integrations/interfaces, cloud applications, and external collaboration solutions desirable
    • Experience with ITIL, COBIT, or other IT good practices desirable

    Novavax is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

    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

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