IT Systems Engineer REMOTE

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Information Technology Systems Engineer function sits within the Global IT department (Remote) serving as a technical expert within the Infrastructure domain. As a member of the Global IT Infrastructure team, based in US, the role provides support and Engineering capabilities across the region and the Americas sites.

The position is broadly split between providing day to day engineering support for existing infrastructure services within Server, Storage and Backup, and project based work leading to the development and deployment of new or upgraded infrastructure services. The Documentation associated with Change Management, System Documentation and Standard Operating Procedures is also a key feature.

The technical environment in scope includes:

  • Nutanix AHV
  • VWMare virtual hosts
  • Netapp storage
  • Veeam Backup
  • Windows-based physical and virtual servers & Linux servers
  • OpenShift Containerization
  • Citrix and Terminal Server
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Other responsibilities will include:

  • SPOC between infrastructure service providers and remaining IT organization– Single Point of Contact for any IT technical infrastructure related topics at the sites for external IT service providers and central infrastructure team providing governance and definition of standards.
  • Technical Disaster Recovery – Responsible for development and periodic testing of the technical disaster recovery plan for the site.  Responsibilities in this area also include periodic plan refreshes as changes occur in the business or IT service provisioning landscape
  • Infrastructure Life Cycle Management – Responsible for life cycle management of IT infrastructure required for business operations.  The process includes maintaining an inventory of IT assets and managing risks associated with aging components.
  • Consult, Prioritize, Architect, Design and Engineer new infrastructure to support business growth and transformation.
  • IT Security and GmP compliance


Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology

Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R45747