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Director, Clinical Informatics - United States  

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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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • 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

EXPECTED RESULTS:
  • 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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • 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

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