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Director, Clinical Informatics - United States  

PerkinElmer (company)

Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description

Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Director
Education : Doctorate
Location : Waltham MA US
Job Description :
Provides leadership in innovating and developing strategic software applications involving Lab Systems, Proteomics and Genomics. The role will include close collaborations with software teams within PerkinElmer and laboratories.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to members of the bioinformatics team.
  • Provide vision and guidance on the future directions of the bioinformatics applications.
  • Interact with clients with gather data for planning and product design(s)
  • Participate in strategic planning, design of the processes, and the implementation of data analysis improvements.
  • Establish best-in-practice operations to collect, process and analysis of laboratory data.
  • Oversight of primary data processing in PerkinElmer Genetics Laboratories, data management and storage
  • Provide leadership in developing new tools for genomic data analysis, integration and analytics.
  • Introduce and implement advanced databases to enable innovation and improved services to our global customer base.
  • Work closely with solution architects and developers for solution design.
  • Be an expert and influencer during conceptualization, design and development of new product(s) / applications to expand our software product offerings in the market place.
  • Work with solutions architect, product management, sales, marketing and R&D teams to develop long-term strategy for innovative applications to improve PerkinElmer’s competitive edge
  • Be a team player and put team objectives above personal ambitions

Job Requirements :
  • Ph.D. Computational biology, electrical/computer engineering, mathematics, physics, molecular biology, or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of the current methods in genomic bioinformatics.
  • Experience organizing and working with 'Big Data'.
  • Knowledge of systems and computational biology.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentational).
  • Strong knowledge of genetics and genomics with mastery and ability to mentor others in bioinformatics fundamentals.
  • If remote, 25-30% travel is likely
  • Hands-on experience with developing, deploying and maintenance of bioinformatics applications is required

  • Build and execute on bioinformatics database strategy for Diagnostics
  • Help develop a sustained business model for medical data
  • Execute on business plan
  • Technology alignment with PerkinElmer (EA, enterprise architecture) direction & roadmap
  • Aligned technology solution with business strategies

  • Strong technical background and problem solving skills - ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks
  • Demonstrate expertise & competency in technical domain
  • Entrepreneurial Customer focus, value driven – passionate about working to develop applications to address customer needs
  • Ability to with work with cross functional teams - excellent group interaction and negotiating skills
  • Ability to provide mentorship & leadership for developing / maintaining teams
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.
  • Ability to use agile methodology and processes in developing applications
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills in front of internal teams, customers, and large audience

  • Hitting revenue and bottom line targets for software, as a team
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Agile delivery
  • Established technical standards and policies
  • Process efficiency & effectiveness