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Biogen Engineer III in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Perform and analyze experiments to generate purification process development, formulation or a drug product process steps to support production of biologic therapeutics such as monoclonal antibodies, adeno-associated viruses, or oligonucleotides with significant guidance from supervisor.

  • May contribute to experimental planning for routine studies.

  • Document experiments in laboratory notebooks.

  • Transfer production process steps from cell culture, purification, or drug product to contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and campaign support; and

  • Performs experimentation to evaluate new technology with significant mentoring and oversight.

  • Write development reports and create departmental presentations with significant oversight from supervisor.

  • Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as health care delivery systems; recommend process formulas, instrumentation, or equipment specifications, based on results of bench or pilot experimentation.

  • May manage temporary employees for internship or CO-OPS.

Telecommuting permitted up to 10%.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in a Biology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field and 2 years of experience in a bioengineering-related occupation in the biotech industry.


Position requires 24 months of experience in each of the following:

  • Independently working on AAV or other biologics purification study design, process development, and data analysis.

  • Demonstrating expertise performing lab analytical analysis (including at least 4 of the following: A260/280 nanodrop, pH, conductivity measurement, HPLC, TECAN, or AUC).

  • Demonstrating subject matter expertise from design to execution of biologics purification using chromatography techniques, experience, and knowledge.

  • Demonstrating subject matter expertise operating TFF system.

  • Demonstrating profound knowledge of aseptic operating and GMP training.

  • Authoring or co-authoring technical documents including at least 1 of the following: electronic lab notebook, technical reports, technical presentations, or scientific publications.

  • Reviewing technical and manufacturing documents, including at least 2 of the following: manufacturing instructions or batch records, process deviations, or process development reports.

  • Executing, collecting, and analyzing data rich experiments acquired from the use of laboratory reactors equipped with data acquisition and control features.

  • Managing temporary employees for internship or CO-OPS.

  • Managing lab, equipment, consumable, and safety.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why Biogen?

We are a global team with a commitment to excellence, and a pioneering spirit. As a mid-sized biotechnology company, we provide the stability and resources of a well-established business while fostering an environment where individual contributions make a significant impact. Our team encompasses some of the most talented and passionate achievers who have unparalleled opportunities for learning, growth, and expanding their skills. Above all, we work together to deliver life-changing medicines, with every role playing a vital part in our mission. Caring Deeply. Achieving Excellence. Changing Lives.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.