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Laboratory IT System Support Engineer 1373

Co. Louth  

About SimoTech

SimoTech provides manufacturing automation and IT systems engineering, project management and validation services. We partner with life sciences companies to design, build, operate and optimise critical process automation systems that deliver fast track project delivery, operational efficiency, improve manufacturing agility and achieve regulatory compliance.

Why SimoTech

What is it like to work at SimoTech? With a strong collaborative teamwork culture based on respect, trust and excellence, we play a critical partnering role to our clients’ life-changing supply of products to patients. In return, there is excellent salary, career progression, educational support and much more.

Laboratory IT System Support Engineer 1373

SimoTech require a Laboratory IT System Support Engineer to work within the QC & manufacturing areas. You will be an integral member of the team supporting an exciting biotechnology project based in Co. Louth working with the latest technology on a state-of-the-art client site.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience supporting IT systems and applications within a highly regulated environment. Experience working with Laboratory IT systems is an advantage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support BioPharma manufacturing and Quality Control hardware instruments and IT applications.
  • Monitor and maintain the QC & Manufacturing benchtop computer systems, install, and configure hardware and software.
  • Maintain laboratory IT systems, performing troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance tasks for analytical instruments and systems.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects, change projects and integration of new and existing systems.
  • Ensure all project work is completed in compliance with all regulatory bodies requirements including Quality (cGxP).
  • Prepare and present activity reports.
  • Systems will include enterprise applications such as Chromatography (Empower – Waters), and LIMS (Sample Manager - ThermoFisher) and other systems such as Tiamo– Metrohm.


  • Relevant 3rd level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Life Sciences; or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience supporting IT systems and applications within a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012, 2016, Win 10, MS Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS.
  • Strong knowledge of cGxP environment or other highly regulated environment.
  • Demonstrate technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of GAMP preferred.
  • Experience working with and maintaining analytical instrumentation within a laboratory setting is an advantage.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.

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