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Lab Data Automation Specialist

Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Curious about this position?

Does the prospect of automation through Digital Solutions to help our BioPharma customers accelerate Science excite you? Do you have a background in Lab instrumentation, Data Engineering, cloud architecture, data & technology standards? If yes, you may be our next Lab Data Automation Specialist!

Working to enable R&D digital transformation, you will be responsible for ideating, architecting, and developing our Integrations and Automation for Labs in our BioPharma Customers. You will own and lead Technical Integration projects for your customers and ensure all solution deployments are robust and scalable. You will design solutions, implement systems, and establish best practices globally.

Our customers are modernizing their scientific informatics landscape to accelerate the discovery and manufacture of new therapeutics, drugs and vaccines to save lives faster! Consequently, we are rapidly growing and looking to expand our technical team in North America. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Digital Team and help leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies deploy and support cutting edge scientific R&D technology globally.

Curious about your responsibilities?

  • As part of this cross-functional, customer facing role, you will be interacting with Customers to help them architect and create Integrated Digital and Data solutions in their Labs to automate manual processes.
  • Interact with Customer’s Business owners and Customer’s IT, Digital and Data Organizations (at a Technology and Infrastructure level)
  • Analyze Business needs, Data, Technology and Infrastructure requirements to Integrate Laboratory Instruments with Informatics solutions
  • Develop Data Engineering, Workflow Orchestration Solutions to automate Data pipelines.
  • Hands-on technical and Data model knowledge to interact with Customer Technology and Data teams
  • Create a strategy for Global Delivery model for Lab Data Automation projects
  • Collaborate with and mentor Developers and Data Modelers from Zifo Global team
  • Lead effective customer Demonstrations and presentations working with developers from Zifo’s Global team.
  • Deliver guidance and oversight for project teams, team management for a growing team

We are curious about YOU!

We get excited about Lab Data Automation Specialists with the following traits:

  • Independent, Self-Motivated & Results driven
  • Willing & able to quickly acquire new Technical Skills & Business Principles
  • A critical thinker who possesses logical reasoning
  • Curious and always looking for creative solutions to complex problems
  • Able to relay, complex information in simple terms to internal, partner, and customer stakeholders with different levels of technical knowledge.
  • Confident and effective in communicating across teams, management tiers and with customers both in writing and verbally.
  • A passion for ensuring customers (new and existing) have an amazing experience when they interact with Zifo.
  • Technical Expertise in Lab Automation, Scientific Informatics
  • Experience in Life Sciences industry
  • Experience with regulatory and compliance requirements for R&D
  • Familiarity with Lab instruments, Lab workflows and scientific informatics solutions such as LIMS, ELN, Chromatography instruments, Bioreactors, commonly used Analytical Lab devices.
  • Familiarity with Scientific processes such as High Throughput Screening, Bioprocessing, QC, Analytical testing.
  • Nice-to-have - Familiarity with FAIR Data principles, Ontology, Semantics, Master Data Management.

A successful Zifo-ite is:

  • Independent, Self-Motivated & Results driven
  • Willing & able to quickly acquire new Technical Skills & Business Principles
  • A critical thinker who possesses logical reasoning
  • Curious and always looking for creative solutions to complex problems

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Chemistry, or Biology
  • Problem solving, analytical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Proven experience working with customers to architect technical solutions
  • Proven experience with designing and deploying enterprise solutions on Prem or on the Cloud
  • Experience in developing Agents, Parsers and Connectors.
  • Experience in APIs, Web Services and Monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Cloud-based data storage, analytics & data science platforms
  • Strong Technical Development skills in one or more the following: Python, Java, SQL, Spark
  • Familiarity with one or more commercial Lab Data Automation products such as Tetrascience, Scitara, HighRes Bio, Synthace, GreenButton Go, Zontal, KNIME, Biobright etc.
  • Knowledge of emerging commercial and open-source technologies & solutions
  • Strong understanding of established and evolving industry standards and best practices driving digital transformation

What we bring to the table:

CURIOSITY DRIVEN, SCIENCE FOCUSED, EMPLOYEE BUILT. Our culture is unlike any other, one where we debate, challenge ourselves, and interact with all alike. We are a curious bunch, characterized by our passion to learn and spirit of teamwork. Zifo is a global R&D solutions provider focused on the industries of Pharma, Biotech, Manufacturing QC, Medical Devices, specialty chemicals and other research-based organizations. Our team’s knowledge of science and expertise in technology help Zifo better serve our customers around the globe, including 7 of the Top 10 Biopharma companies.

We look for Science – Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology etc. We possess scientific and technical knowledge and bear professional and personal goals. While we have a “no doors” policy to promote free access within, we do have a tough door to walk in. We search with a two-point agenda – technical competency and cultural adaptability.

We offer a competitive compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company matching, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

If you share these sentiments and are prepared for the atypical, then Zifo is your calling!

Zifo is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.