Biogen Intern: Information Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts
/This application is for a 12-week internship role from June - August 2022. Resume review begins in January 2022./ Information technology is a key enabler of our long-term growth strategy. We are taking IT to another level to drive real business solutions and advance the way technology is applied in the biopharma industry. We are seeking talented, highly motivated undergraduates to join our Information Technology Intern Program. Our internships last 12 weeks and during that time, we have a chance to evaluate you; and you have a chance to evaluate us. Successful interns may be offered a full-time role in Biogen IT’s Rotation Program. * *This two-year accelerated rotational program is designed to develop future leaders to help shape the technology and business solutions for our employees, partners, and patients. Participants will gain insight into Biogen's unique culture through experiential learning assignments across the Information Technology function. Throughout a series of assignments, participants will gain: * Broad experience across an array of technology roles * Exposure to entrepreneurial leaders with deep expertise and experience * Experience with cutting edge technology * Cross-functional project management experience * Designing client-driven solutions * Knowledge of the biotechnology industry in a high growth environment Upon completion of the program, the rotational associate will take on a full-time role within the Information Technology organization. Position Description The IT team is looking for interns for the following projects: * _Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology IT Analytics_ – Exposure to the development and deployment of key data and analytics platforms in PO&T for use in GXP Manufacturing (GXP) and for non-GXP activities supporting Supply Chain analytics, Business Intelligence, as well as support for the PO&T’s digital transformation program. * _Intelligent Digital Process Automation_. Biogen is embarking on an intelligent Automation journey and a tight DevOps foundation for the underlying technologies is critical for efficient operations and exploit of the platform. The lifecycle of automation from idea to production use of an automation needs efficient workflow integration and end to end visibility through a sound DevOps infrastructure. This is critical for a lean and efficient operation and to ensure speed to delivery with agility. The intern talent would help us build this foundation for better automation lifecycle management. * _Information Security Computer Incident Response_. Computer Incident Response continuous response and improvement using a variety of security tools within Security Operations. The candidate will investigate and analyze Threats, Phishing, and Malware Alerts generated by various internal and external Intelligent sources. The candidate will be led by management on the 6 Phases of Incident Response through to verification of any identified threat remediation. During the investigation and analysis phases, the candidate will be responsible for completing and updating related Incident Response documentation and will present to Security Operations their cumulative work showing various improvements implemented, information security documentation updated, and detailed analysis walk-through of interesting cases observed. Security Operations will continue to build upon this work to expand our Incident Response footprint and capabilities at Biogen. * _Advanced Analytics._ Advanced analytics techniques (Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, etc.) can be used across many different functions to gain competitive advantage. We will be creating 1-2 use cases to showcase the value – Convert Voice to Text to Analysis for Pharmacovigilance, digital user experience etc. This will be input to explore more use cases and create projects for 2023. * _Corporate Communications / Web Site Design._ Working with the Corporate Affairs / Corporate Communications team, assess, configure, pilot and roll out new collaboration capabilities via the Biogen Intranet (Synapse). Leveraging out of the box tool, web design concepts and search capabilities will all be part of the internship experience. Synapse is the Intranet and a digital workplace for Biogen. It is used by every employee and contractor across the globe to consume information. It is used to build interactive and engaging sites (microsites) for teams and organization to share information, collaborate, and communicate with the broader organization. They will communicate out changes to the organization and help maintain the operational governance of the platform as well. To participate in the Biogen Internship Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria: * Legal authorization to work in the U.S. * At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date * Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for technology and an interest in innovative, data-driven approaches to the field of information technology. We are looking for the following characteristics and experience: * Interest/experience in any of these areas: o Programming, chatbots, AI, IT business analysis, documentation, and testing support o Emerging cloud-based integration technologies o Hands-on exposure to any modern programming language o Understanding of scripting and integration technologies. o Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts. * Analysis skills across business process, systems and data * Self-motivated and results-oriented * quick learner with ability and willingness to learn / understand new concepts/frameworks, algorithms, technology as needs arise. * Passion and aptitude for technology with a desire to innovate * Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment * Interpersonal competence and strong communication skills * Undergraduate graduating class of 2023 (rising senior) Education Technical and/or Business Analytics degree program. Computer Science or Engineering (major) undergraduate degree program is preferred All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.