Senior Validation Engineer (SAP)

at The Execu|Search Group
Published September 13, 2023
Location Cambridge, MA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


A pharmaceutical company in Massachusetts has a great Remote opportunity awaiting a new Validation Engineer (SAP). In this role, the Validation Engineer (SAP) will will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of SAP S/4HANA as well as helping to drive and execute all validation efforts.


The Validation Engineer (SAP) will:

  • Help define the overall validation approach for a large SAP S/4HANA transformation project
  • Author key validation documents: Validation Plans, Validation Summary reports, Test Plans, etc.
  • Advise project and technology teams on validation and data integrity best practices and approaches
  • Collaborate with QA on process definition and improvement, author and revise CSV related SOPs
  • Coordinate CSV activities (UAT, document reviews) for the SAP implementation.
  • Oversee CSV readiness for inspections and audits, support SAP business teams during inspection activities
  • Perform other duties, as needed


  • 8+ years of Computerized System Validation experience with a primary focus on SAP
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology Engineering and/or Computer Science
  • Proven experience in leading sustainable and nimble validation efforts for SAP implementations
  • Demonstrable experience in authoring key validation deliverables such as validation plans, validation reports and validation strategy approaches
  • Experience in the Life Sciences industry
  • Experience working with Kneat or other validation management systems
  • Solid problem solving and time management skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized