Scientific Technology Manager

Washington, D.C.
Oct 11, 2017
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Job Description

LabAnswer is the leading scientific informatics consultancy in North America. We work with "best in breed" Laboratory and Scientific Informatics software products to provide total solutions for our clients. LabAnswer is expert in planning, architecting, configuring, deploying, validating and supporting information management systems such as LIMS, ELN, LIS, SDMS, and CDS, among others. This domain where science intersects with information technology is our passion, and unlike some other companies providing similar services, it is our singular focus!

As a LabAnswer Manager you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading US companies and government agencies utilize. We offer a generous compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.

Job Description:
  • Manage exceptional teams delivering complex scientific informatics projects in support of our clients' scientific missions
  • Perform management consulting for clients by offering best practices and approaches to large and complex scientific informatics and data management programs
  • Steer organizational change management efforts to drive adoption of new processes and technologies
  • Deliver outstanding "raving fan" service to our clients
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships that grow partnerships with key strategic accounts
  • Expand existing accounts by identifying new opportunities
  • Act as a coach and mentor to LabAnswer teammates
  • Oversee project solutions and deliverables to ensure exceptional quality

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4 year degree in an applicable scientific field such as chemistry or biology, or a technology science (CS, MIS, etc.)
  • 6 years of technical and leadership experience within medium to large IT projects in scientific organizations
  • Proven track record delivering project scope on-time, on-budget and to the quality requirements set forth
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong experience developing strategies for process re-engineering, software selection, and project planning and execution
  • PMP certification from PMI or equivalent certification or depth of experience

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector, or alternatively the pharmaceutical sector
  • Experience implementing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software
  • Experience working with commercial software vendors
  • 3+ years of consulting experience

We offer comprehensive benefits to regular full-time employees including but not limited to:
  • Unlimited ceiling for professional growth opportunities within LabAnswer
  • You will also have opportunities to take advantage of training programs to advance your career; our extensive online library includes a assortment of technical and professional training tools and resources
  • Opportunities to work across a variety of industries (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Consumer Products, Energy, Environmental, Forensics, Genomics, Government etc.)
  • Opportunities to work across a variety of laboratory environments (analytical testing, biotech, clinical trials, forensics, medical device, pharmaceutical, public health and research hospitals)
  • Comprehensive health and welfare programs to fit your individual or family's needs:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance,
    • 401(k) Retirement Saving that includes a generous employer match
    • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday)
    • Company Paid Life Insurance
    • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Wellness Plans and Rewards
  • Strong company values of team work, culture and values, personal and professional development, work-life balance, and recognition
  • Competitive compensation with opportunities to participate in employee bonus plan and travel bonus plan

At LabAnswer we offer a very competitive compensation package based on experience and education. We are looking for exceptional people to join our team, those who are looking to join an organization for the long term. We invite you to visit to review our Employee Value Proposition and Philosophy, and welcome you to apply, or refer a candidate to apply, through our careers page for employment consideration.

Company Description
LabAnswer is the leading and largest laboratory informatics consultancy; combining science, laboratory, regulatory and information technologies. We have the people, processes, methodologies, IP and experience to deliver comprehensive laboratory informatics solutions. LabAnswer has architected, implemented, deployed and/or supported hundreds of major scientific informatics systems across more than a thousand laboratories. LabAnswer performs significant laboratory automation work in pharmaceuticals, bio-pharmaceuticals, medical devices, forensics, and life sciences research laboratories spanning research, development and manufacturing/QC operations. The LabAnswer team has a rare combination of laboratory science, IT, business and regulatory expertise. We specialize in helping companies strategize, architect, implement and support scientific data management and laboratory automation projects. LABANSWER IS HIRING!!! We hire full time consultants in all areas of Laboratory Informatics.

Below please find our philosophy statement to see if LabAnswer is a good fit for you:

ll business decisions will be made with acceptable profit margins in mind; however integrity, trust, honesty, and sound character will never be violated. While acknowledging the strengths of each individual, LabAnswer believes in the power of the team. It is this teamwork that makes exceptional solutions possible. We do not require perfection, but demand the pursuit of excellence. Every LabAnswer employee will deliver uncompromising, personalized, professional service to all our clients."

Washington, DC


Tue, 3 Oct 2017 03:35:46 PDT