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Verista Senior Automation Engineer 2 - 4422 in Norwood, Massachusetts

Verista’s 600 experts team up with the world’s most recognizable brands in the life science industry to solve their business needs. The nature of our business is to empower growth and innovation within the scientific community and to help researchers, organizations, and companies solve some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges. Verista provides innovative solutions and services that empower informed decision-making and are the result of our significant investment in our people and our capabilities.

Our ability to grow is driven by world-class people who thrive in a team environment and share our mission to enable life sciences clients to improve lives. Our talented and dedicated professionals are committed to making an impact every day.

Company Culture Guidelines & Values:

  • We empower and support our colleagues

  • We commit to client success at every turn

  • We have the courage to do the right thing

  • We encourage an inclusive environment where our colleagues feel respected, engaged, and challenged.

  • We constantly acquire new skills and learn from our experiences to enhance our collective expertise

Senior Automation Engineer 2 Responsibilities:

  • Author, edit, and review CSV life cycle documentation (VP, RA, RCA, TM, VSR) and system specifications (URS, FRS, DS, CSs)

  • Design and deploy equipment that is of intermediate to high complexity. Generally, responsible for all aspects of automation for assigned project(s)

  • Programs (custom) and configures for all products including highly custom equipment

  • Develops and tests new features requirements for next generation products

  • Dives into design programming, sequencing and electrical signaling issues to resolve complex automation design challenges

  • Troubleshoots and tests higher complexity PLC programming

  • Reviewing functional specifications for both hardware and software for new automated utility, process, filing, and packaging and inspection equipment

  • Preparing a preferred vendor list for control system hardware

  • Specify and troubleshoot instrumentation

  • Perform duties of client Automation Department representative on a capital project


  • Demonstrated work history as a Senior Automation Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering or Scientific). Preferred area of study in Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, or similar study

  • Experience working with and programming/commissioning/validating Delta V software platforms

  • Exposure to FDA regulated environments including validation experience

  • Understand 21 CFR Part 11, GAMP 5, and other regulatory guidance associated with computer/automationbased systems

  • Previous project management experience

  • Experience with OSI PI

  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC

  • Must be able to work on site in Norwood, MA


Why Choose Verista?

  • High growth potential and fast-paced organization with a people-focused culture

  • Competitive pay plus performance-based incentive programs

  • Company-paid Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurances

  • FSA, DCARE, Commuter Benefits

  • Supplemental Life, Hospital, Critical Illness and Legal Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (Employer Matching benefit)

  • Paid Time Off (Rollover Option) and Holidays

  • As Needed Sick Time

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Team Social Activities (We have fun!)

  • Employee Recognition

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Paid Parental Leave and Bereavement

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Salary Range: $85,000-150,000

*Verista is an equal opportunity employer.