Your Responsibilities: As part of the Advanced Technology Development team the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing innovative automation and informatics solutions to increase efficiency for scientists in the labs. The individual will work determine how to optimize and implement automated analytical preparation workflows using Hamilton liquid handling robots and other commercial available robotics platforms. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to evaluate and drive the incorporation of new analytical and informatics technologies into the department.
Basic qualifications: • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent • Bachelors with 4+ years of experience working in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company in a technical role • Hands-on experience in designing and implementing automated laboratory workflows including instrument configuration, method programming, and integration of various peripherals from third party suppliers • Experience using and troubleshooting liquid handling automation equipment, such as Hamilton and Tecan liquid handling robotics platforms • A proficient understanding and application of programming concepts utilized in laboratory automation or various programming languages • Adept at identifying problems and designing solutions for laboratory and informatics workflows • Broad knowledge of commercially available automation solutions and vendors • Strong organizational and communication skills (both written and oral), with the ability to liaise with scientists and external collaborators at all levels • Strong desire to learn and develop new skills
Preferred qualifications: • Ability to work within project timelines and on multiple projects simultaneously • Ability to configure integrated automated solutions using laboratory instrumentation and electronic systems (e.g. LIMS, Electronic Lab Notebook) • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams in a matrix environment • Broad understanding of biopharmaceutical analytical and CMC activities is desirable • Knowledge and experience in informatics is highly desirable • Experience developing and implementing high throughput analytical methods • Experience with evaluating and implementing new and novel technologies
Internal Number: WD160690
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