Our client, a pharmaceutical company, is seeking a Data Operations Manager
Location: Cambridge, MA
Position Type: Contract
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an enthusiastic, thorough, and collaborative Data Operations Manager to support ongoing research through enabling seamless access to high-quality data.
-Deliver operational excellence in data management and governance, focusing on effective management and completion of Research & Early Development informatics and data management projects with small to medium scope and complexity
-Provide team leadership and management to proactively identify and mitigate data quality issues, and respond to data source changes or outages, as well as escalations from stakeholders
-Prioritize data support operations needs based on impact and an ability to improve the overall stakeholder experience
-Evaluate issues/needs and engage appropriate resources to develop, enhance, and automate processes for queuing and prioritizing data management and curation requests
-Partner with data managers, data scientists, and data engineers to continuously improve the breadth, depth, and capabilities of our data quality monitoring and operational support tooling and processes
-Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with at 5-7 years of experience in biomedical data management, data engineering, quality assurance, assay development, specimen data management or related discipline
-Extensive experience managing, processing, and applying quality control metrics and processes to a wide range of data types in support of R&ED
-Solid knowledge of GDPR and national data protection laws
-Experience with project management tools and methodologies
-Superior proficiency with Windows OS and MS Office
-Excellent written and verbal communication, comfortable working independently and as part of a collaborative team, and excellent critical thinking, analytical skills, and judgment
Nice to have:
-Prior experience with biological data, knowledge of molecular biology techniques e.g. sequencing, qPCR, flow cytometry, immunoassay etc.
-General understanding of cloud computing / data storage concepts (S3, NSF)
-Demonstrable ability to work among a large multidisciplinary team
-Experience working in a dynamic fast-paced environment with shifting priorities