Must have a demonstrable proficiency with database development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Knowledge of MS SQL Server and/or Oracle development required. Knowledge of Perl or Python scripting required.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required. Six or more years of relevant experience in IT database technology, experience within life sciences, or computational biology/bioinformatics, is a strong plus. Six or more years of software development and/or database development experience in a SQL and Oracle in a Linux, environment strongly preferred. Project management and support experience a plus.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as professional journals, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write complete reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts to problem-solving situations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance and correlation techniques. Biostatistics experience is a plus.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in a variety of situations.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATION:
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:.
Requires a thorough knowledge of related products and technologies gained through experience in an academic or industrial setting. Basic understanding of genetics preferred.
Works under limited supervision, receiving instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions. Assistance is furnished on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment
INTERFACE WITH OTHERS:
INTERNAL: Research, Manufacturing, Business Unit personnel.
EXTERNAL: Customers, Suppliers, Collaborators.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to type, finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms in the operation of a keyboard, equipment or instruments located in the work environment. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand; and is occasionally required to walk and stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job duties are performed in an office environment utilizing standard office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Work performed in designated areas may require the use of appropriate safety precautions and protective equipment.
NOTE: THIS POSITION DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY STATES OR IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES/FUNCTIONS TO BE PERFORMED BY THE INCUMBENT. EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER JOB-RELATED INSTRUCTIONS AND T