Data Manager/Informatics Manager

Posted 08 September 2021
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Wallace

Job description

Discovery Data Manager / Informatics Manager

Full Time/Permanent

I’m currently searching for a team-orientated and skilled Discovery Data Manager/ Informatics Manager to deliver, optimise and support drug discovery information systems used by a Cambridge-based client of mine.  You will be responsible for their biological data management, LIMS and inventory management systems as part of the informatics team.


Technical Skills/Expertise


  • Maintenance of protocols within an assay data management system (ActivityBase experience an advantage).
  • Implement improvements in template design and design new templates for use in assays and HTS screening through liaison with end-user scientists
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of our electronic lab notebook system
  • Experience supporting an inventory management system (experience with Mosaic preferred)
  • End-user training in relevant systems
  • Work with IT to ensure availability of reporting tools and applications to aid workflows.
  • Familiarity with the drug discovery process and supporting drug discovery research tools.
  • Experience using data pipelining tools e.g. Knime and Pipeline Pilot.
  • Database development skills (with some knowledge of Oracle preferred, PostgreSQL also advantageous) e.g. schema design, data warehousing and ETL in a scientific environment.


Personal Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • An active awareness of new and developing technologies
  • Works both independently and in collaboration with others
  • Plans ahead and is proactive in identifying and troubleshooting potential obstacles
  • Meticulous with excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Can deal with tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Reliable, professional and conscientious attitude