Shire IS Critical Infrastructure Engineer in Lessines (Baxalta), Belgium


Based at Shire Lessines, the IS Critical Infrastructure team are looking for engineer who will be in charge of deploying and supporting the IT infrastructure for manufacturing systems.

Main Activities

  • Design, implement and support advanced and diverse technical solutions that address complex business requirements.

  • Identify and implement process improvements in the architecture and/or infrastructure of existing systems

  • Prioritize tasks, resolve complex problems. Requires little direction, gives guidance to others, works on technical projects, and has advanced knowledge within area of functional responsibility.

  • Provide general support and maintenance on IT manufacturing equipment’s. Provide high level of technical support, as needed, and perform root cause analysis for problems experienced within area of functional responsibility.

  • Guarantee to be compliant with validation processes and regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in the development of lifecycle management processes and recommend improvements.

  • Participate in an out-of-hours call-out service, as required


  • Have a degree in IT with at least 5 years of experience.

  • Good expertise in Windows system, Microsoft Active Directory, MS System Center , Symantec Anti-Virus, Citrix, Virtualization VMWare, Veeam, Database, SAN, and Network.

  • Extensive knowledge of the following is an asset: HP Systems, Cisco, Symantec Backup Exec, Monitoring (Nagios and WhatsUp), BigFix and OSI PI System.

  • Familiar with IT quality and computer validations

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment but also independently, under minimal direct supervision

  • Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required.

  • Ability to understand and assist in evolution and/or integration of Shire applications.

  • Good project management skills

  • Service oriented and solution driven

  • Fluent in French and English.

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Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.