IT Automation Intern

CordenPharma Colorado
Colorado (US)
Job #2008

CordenPharma Colorado
Job #2008

Boulder, Colorado (US)

CordenPharma Colorado

CordenPharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world’s most complex pharmaceutical compounds. CordenPharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, CordenPharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.


The Corden Information Technology (IT) Department maintains and provides support for IT operations used by our multi-site business customers. Repeatable IT services are designed and built to reduce costs and cycle times, eliminate failures, meet regulatory requirements, and improve customer satisfaction.

Examples of IT services include enterprise IT systems and application support, help desk and end user services, asset management, patch management, release management, desktop management, and server and storage management.

The role of the Corden Pharma IT Automation Intern is to work with our IT/Automation group and deliver upon these standards/practices. The Corden Pharma IT Automation Intern is responsible for assisting our customers with integrated IT/Automation services that ensure proprietary and confidential data are protected per mandated regulatory standards.


  • >>  Demonstrate self-directed learning including Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • >>  Interact with staff and customers to achieve critical business goals. Ask questions in a customer-centric manner to determine nature of problem.
  • >>  Follow up with customers to ensure issues are resolved.
  • >>  Other duties as assigned.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Every individual is personally responsible for the safety and environmental aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience.


To be considered, candidates must meet the following qualifications:

Required Skills

  • >>  Be eligible to work in the US and work in the Boulder Colorado metro area for up to 30hrs/week.
  • >>  Demonstrate strong customer service communication skills, both written and oral.
  • >>  Be self-motivated, independent, detail-oriented, and a team-player.
  • >>  Have computer systems (software and hardware) knowledge and basic Active Directory administration experience. Ideally, support experience in a networked client-server environment (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc.).
  • >>  Display strong problem-solving skills including an ability to quickly learn new concepts and software as necessary.
  • >>  Be comfortable quickly adapting to change, multi-tasking and supporting competing priorities.
  • >>  Have demonstrated proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Basic, SQL scripting and/or other scripting technologies.
  • >>  Have demonstrated experience with Windows XP/Windows 7/Windows 10 operating systems.

Preferred Skills

  • >>  Have demonstrated understanding of manufacturing automation principles.
  • >>  Show familiarity with Emerson Delta V, Rockwell RS or other enterprise automation system.
  • >>  Show familiarity with virtualization software, i.e. VMWare.
  • >>  Have desktop/laptop imaging development and management experience.


Have or working towards a degree in Computer Science, Industrial System Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline and/or equivalent work experience in an IT services supporting role.


Ability to read and understand common information technology technical literature. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with peers, customers and management.


Ability to apply problem solving and best judgement to assigned tasks.


Preferred but not required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; work with hands; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach above shoulder height, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


This is a paid non-exempt internship position with a fixed duration of employment. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.


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Job #2008 – IT Automation Intern