Director, Enterprise Applications

Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics

IT, Operations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Why Join Intellia?

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases.

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done.

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

As the Director, Enterprise Applications, you will be the lead IT Business Partner for Intellia’s Corporate Functions including: HR, Finance, Legal, Business Development, Operations, Program & Portfolio Management, and Communications & Investor Relations. In this role, you will be responsible for the strategy, planning, management, and support of Enterprise Systems to support our growing business. This is a hands-on leadership role, and we are looking for someone who will build the team while leading projects.

In this role, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging stakeholders from Corporate Functions and organizational leadership to develop a mission and vision for the Enterprise Systems team

  • In partnership with key business stakeholders, align IT with key company goals and priorities by driving and implementing strategies that leverage technology

  • Identifying and developing Enterprise Systems roles and design/execute a strategic sourcing strategy to deliver the agreed-upon Enterprise Systems goals and objectives

  • Providing ongoing coaching and mentoring to the Enterprise Systems staff.

  • Evaluating opportunities to improve the planning, support, and management of Enterprise Systems in concert with Intellia’s IT PMO

  • Overseeing and optimizing how we leverage employees, Managed Service Providers, and contingent workers to support our applications

  • Utilizing SDLC best practices to plan, implement, and support Enterprise Systems across your key business areas

  • IT Governance: Chair the Functional Steering Committee for G&A to prioritize projects requested by the departments and align on resources

About You:

You are a strategic IT partner and trusted advisor with proven Enterprise Applications experience. You are a strong people leader who is excited about the challenge of managing a team as well as developing systems and processes that allow Intellia to scale from late phase clinical studies to a commercial organization.

You also have experience with the following:

  • Leading the identification and implementation of Enterprise Systems and processes at a company that became a commercial organization

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with executive leadership, key stakeholders and project teams to drive project delivery

  • Extensive knowledge of best practices and techniques related to SDLC, SOX, GDPR, cGMP, and 21 CFR Part 11

  • You have extensive experience with Business process design and data modeling

Meet your future team:

This role will report directly to the Vice President, Information Technology. The IT team is made up of fifteen other individuals, who bring a range of experience and knowledge. This role currently has one direct report - a Business Analyst. While a small team, you will join a group of passionate individuals who enjoy working with one another. Within the IT team, you will partner with the IT PMO group which supports the implementation of our systems; the R&D Systems group which supports systems for Quality, Clinical, Regulatory, TechOps, and Research; the Infrastructure and Operations team; and our Governance, Risk, and Compliance team.

The IT team is currently a mix of remote, hybrid, and onsite, and we are open to applicants working remotely for this role. Although in a virtual environment, the group has made it a priority to continue to foster a sense of community. This includes virtual happy hours, team all-hands meetings, game nights, and more! You can expect to join a hardworking, collaborative environment.


Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: All Intellia employees, regardless of work location, are expected to follow all applicable federal, state, and local public health regulations and guidelines, and are strongly encouraged to follow all public health recommendations, including being vaccinated for COVID-19.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.