Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Manufacturing IT System Senior Engineer

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Manufacturing IT System Senior Engineer, are to: 


  • Work with local plant engineering and production teams to support site MES and Serialization systems;
  • Work with local engineering, global IT and production to support  troubleshooting of MES computerized systems (high-availability system heavily integrated to the IT landscape);
  • Work with local engineering, global engineering and global IT teams to support serialization efforts and troubleshooting of packaging/serialization computerized systems (multi-tiered system spanning automation, IT and ERP systems);
  • Support technical deviation investigations and implementation of any corrective actions for the MES and serialization;
  • Test and implement systems including security patches, routine upgrades and configuration changes. This includes testing and validation in development and quality environments prior to implementation on actual production systems;
  • Maintain servers hosting MES and serialization systems, including creating and maintaining virtual servers for said applications; Role includes: system back-up/restore, security monitoring, patching, performance monitoring and other tasks as required;
  • Write procedures and work instructions as needed to perform duties and distribute role tasks to a team;
  • Perform support personnel training across teams as needed;
  • Operate as Subject Matter Expert (SME)/Technical Consult for projects related to these key tasks.


Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • B.A. Degree in Computer Science and/or related experience;
  • B.S. plus six or more years of experience;
  • M.S. plus two or more years of experience;
  • Experience in production software deployment, maintenance and/or support;
  • Experience with software in the fields of: ERP, MES, DCS/SCADA, LIMS/MODA, Data Analytics;
  • Experience with deployment, configuration and maintenance of virtual machines, operating systems and Oracle databases;
  • Good planning and organizational skills;
  • Project management experience is a plus.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: CA-Berkeley