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Technical Lead- AI/ML and Lab Informatics

Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

Software Engineering, IT, Data Science
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, December 24, 2023

Zifo is growing! Looking for Technical Lead with AI/ML and lab informatics with experience setting up new instrument software. This person will be responsible for setup/support of robotics equipment and lab automation in Discovery/CMC labs.


  • Worked with equipments such as Celligo, Liconic Freezers and Fridges, BlueWashers from BlueCatBio etc.
  • Developed equipment (A-Cell robotic arm, automated incubators, etc)
  • Experience coding in Python and C# to execute different protocols on different devices depending on a field generated by scanning barcodes on plates
  • Familiarity with Oracle database via SQL
  • Troubleshooting including debugging scripts, custom script design, scripts for restarting third party software, barcode validation, device drivers and API
  • Support for various lab informatics based activities
  • Excellent communication skills, analytical ability, leadership skills, judgment, and the ability to work effectively with clients, IT management, and staff.
  • Execute on product roadmaps per release schedule (LIMS, Data/Analytics solutions, etc.)
  • Perform Agile delivery of new and improved data and digital capabilities in organization


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related disciples.
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in IT with solid understanding of programming languages (Python & c#).
  • Experience in system development, configuration, implementation, and support
  • Experience working with and applying best practice design patterns for system integrations.
  • Strong ability to analyze the overall architecture of systems, including hardware and software requirements, and identify solutions for solving technical problems.

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.


About Zifo:

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.