Senior Informatics Specialist Job:
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
Seattle Washington
Requisition ID 54541BR
Title Senior Informatics Specialist
Job Category Research
Job Description

Novo Nordisk Global Research Informatics (GRI) provides informatics solutions and analysis support to the research organization in Novo Nordisk. With this position, Global Research Informatics is establishing a local team in Novo Nordisk Research Center Seattle, Inc. (NNRCSI). The Informatics Specialist is accountable for the utilization and implementation of a global research informatics platform in NNRCSI. This position will support data visualization needs, best practices to streamline data handling, and represent the local needs of NNRCSI in the context of the Global organization.

Reports to the Director of Scientific Applications in Denmark with dotted line reporting to Director of Protein Engineering in Seattle. Will support all teams in NNRCSI. Frequent contact with the Global Research Informatics group in Denmark and regular contact with the Global Research Informatics group in Beijing. Additional Vendors of Scientific Software solutions and general IT systems are typical external partners.

Essential Functions
Serve as connection point and represent NNRCSI in global IT and informatics projects, including defining and communicate NNRCSI informatics needs. Optimize workflows and exchange of research data within NNRCSI and to the global organization. Develop or acquire new systems and software in collaboration with GRI. Conduct end-user training and technical support of informatics systems in NNRCSI. Participate in pharmaceutical research projects as informatics specialist. This implies, but is not limited to, assisting with data capture and analysis. Promote use of data analysis in research projects. Participate in maintenance and management of GRI systems (E.g. user administration, incident handling, etc.).

Physical Requirements
Approximately 5-10% overnight travel.


* Education Level: BSc in Life Sciences, Computer Sciences, or Informatics required, MSc preferred.
* Ability to work independently
* Excellent communication skills at bench scientist/end-user level
* Resolute and able to negotiate
* Structured approach and detail oriented
* Excellent written and oral communication skills is required
* IT project manager experience desired
* Practical experience with data visualization desired
* Experience from pharmaceutical industry within the following areas is desired:

5+ years of experience
Documentation of pharmaceutical processes or business process reengineering
Design or use of IT in science/laboratory settings
Member of IT projects (E.g. requirement specification, user acceptance test, development)

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Position Location US - Seattle, WA
City Seattle
State/Provinces US - WA
Job/Position Country US

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