PaxVax is an innovative and fast-paced vaccine start-up company developing vaccine candidates against several important infectious diseases, including influenza, cholera and HIV. Our cholera vaccine has successfully completed early clinical development and has entered late stage trials. Additionally, our first candidate based on oral adenovirus technology, a H5N1 vaccine recently completed a successful Phase 1 clinical trial. The R&D team has made several other vaccine candidate adenoviruses with a 100% success rate in making adenovirus-based vectors. PaxVax has also recently initiated two additional clinical trials on our candidates. The Company has raised and commited funding of over $80 million to support its operation including R&D and our own licensed GMP manufacturing facility. PaxVax has 60 employees organized by functional departments and cross-functional project teams for each of our vaccine candidates. PaxVax is a double bottom line business focused on delivering both financial as well as social returns in global health.

PaxVax offers competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package that includes fully covered employee medical and dental benefits, 401k, life insurance, Short Term Disability (STD) & LTD coverage.

Please find our available positions below. Please submit your cover letter and resume to with the position title in the subject line.

Sr. Director, Information Technology

The Sr. Director position will be responsible for overall management of the IT infrastructure across PaxVax, establishing the strategic direction and architecture for IT in alignment with the strategy of the business, recommending IT investments, including hardware, software and services, as necessary to support business operations including regulatory requirements, managing risk through comprehensive compliance to meet various regulatory needs of the business, vendor management including hands-on management of the outsourced IT support function and management of the IT budget.

 Ensures that IT solutions and operational architecture are:

  • Aligned, and remain agile, with corporate goals and objectives
  • Managed through projects with an emphasis on quality, timeliness and cost management
  • Managed through an established change management framework to ensure high levels of availability and reliability and meet various compliance regulations

Project Manager-Senior Business Systems Analyst (Europe), based in Switzerland

This is a hybrid hands-on position focusing on IT project management responsibilities in the areas of IT applications and infrastructure, with additional responsibilities in the design, implementation and management of business applications. The role is best suited for someone who has a balanced portfolio of application, infrastructure and project management skills.

The Information Technology (IT) Project Manager-Senior Business Systems Analyst is specifically responsible for ensuring alignment of site-specific IT infrastructure and applications with the overall corporate IT environment. The individual in this role will assist in the design, implementation, and management of a cross-functional application architecture and supporting infrastructure and associated projects. In addition the individual must manage delivery of qualitative and timely application and infrastructure services either directly or with external business partners/vendors and managing a local IT budget.

As PaxVax is an early-stage commercial organization, key to this role will be working closely with the core business functions to ensure the selection, implementation, management and ongoing enhancement of business solutions (applications and infrastructure) are business agile, scalable, manageable and cost effective. 

Manager, CMC Regulatory Affairs

The newly created position offers the career building opportunity of participating in the creation, submission, and subsequent approval of a global market application. The position, based in San Diego, will be a key member of the company’s Global Regulatory Affairs team. The successful candidate will help drive all aspects of global regulatory affairs for Phase 1 to commercial vaccine programs.

Who You Are

You are an individual who is motivated by challenges and accomplishments and who is seeking to take your career to the next level. Passionate about helping to make meaningful differences in global health care, you are strongly independent and accomplish tasks within allotted timelines. You are proactive, resourceful and can communicate effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Your strengths include expertise in CMC Regulatory Affairs.