MSAT Engineer (Viral & Cell Therapy)

Our Cell Therapy client located in Cambridge, MA is growing and looking to add a MSAT Engineer to their Team!  This role will support Process Development and GMP Manufacturing of virus and cell therapy products. Engineer will execute process development experiments, GMP engineering runs, perform technology transfers, author SOPs and manage a database for trending GMP manufacturing and PD processes. Other responsibilities include but not limited to:  

  • Creation and management of database for GMP Manufacturing and Process Development processes
  • Perform technical transfer of newly development processes to manufacturing.
  • Maintenance of GMP Suite, including working with outside vendors to maintain cleanroom status.
  • Perform tissue culture of established cell lines and primary human cells.
  • Support design and perform experiments for the development of a scalable upstream gammaretroviral manufacturing process.
  • Author technical reports and standard operating procedures to support technical transfer to GMP manufacturing.
  • Collect and interpret data, prepare development reports, present results internally.
  • Keep a study record by maintaining a detailed, accurate laboratory notebook.
  • Perform literature searches/reviews as necessary.


  • B.S. in Science, Engineering or related field (with 2+ years of experience in an industry setting, or equivalent. Experience with upstream and downstream viral vector process development is highly desirable.
  • Practical knowledge of cell culturing and purification processing are desirable.
  • Proficient with DOE software, Microsoft Office, and GraphPad Prism.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and work well as part of a team.