Sr. Director, Engineering, Site Network and Infrastructure


Cambridge, MA

The Role

Moderna is seeking a highly experienced Senior Director of Engineering to join our team. As an Senior Director, you will be responsible for leading a team that designs, implements and operates a global network and site infrastructure for Moderna’s manufacturing and corporate facilities that help advance our mission of creating life-saving mRNA therapeutics and vaccines that benefit patients.

Here's What You’ll Do:

  • Own and manage Moderna’s site networking and infrastructure strategy, roadmap and delivery across manufacturing sites and corporate offices.

  • Collaborate with site and construction management, engineering, cybersecurity and other stakeholders to identify technical requirements and ensure alignment with business and functional objectives.

  • Ensure high availability and performance of our infrastructure and networking environments, including monitoring, on-call and operations and issue management.

  • Manage vendor relationships and performance, including contracting, performance against SLA’s, operational reviews and evaluation against expectations.

  • Identify opportunities to improve network architecture, network operational processes, and performance to improve performance, increase scalability, and reduce operational costs.

  • Drive technical innovation and excellence by researching and implementing new technologies and best practices.

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in site networking, IT infrastructure and software engineering, with a focus on developing scalable and performant networks in the technology, healthcare sector, or life sciences industry.

  • Deep technical knowledge of systems architecture, engineering principles, and best practices.

  • Experience in designing and developing highly scalable and performant network architecture and site networking.

  • Proven experience leading high-performance teams, as well as relevant experience working as a senior individual contributor on complex technical projects.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to use data to inform technical decisions and track performance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary year-end shutdown
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, the infrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our people are the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture. Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

As we build our company, we have always believed an in-person culture is critical to our success. Moderna champions the significant benefits of in-office collaboration by embracing a 70/30 work model. This 70% in-office structure helps to foster a culture rich in innovation, teamwork, and direct mentorship. Join us in shaping a world where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, contribute and make a meaningful impact.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)