This position will manage all of the scientific information management needs in a large, consolidated core. The new tasks are diverse and challenging.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Staff member must attend and contribute to management meetings.
Staff member will supervise quality assurance and quality control staff.
Staff member will supervise training of all employees for computational matters.
Design, develop and deploy automated pipeline to take VANTAGE instrument data from raw instrument date to an aligned, quality controlled state suitable for a variety of downstream analysis tasks.
Staff member will need to perform task, often on an urgent basis to design, deploy and manage a wide variety of needs, including robotic integration, LIMS systems, custom programming tasks, and website design.
Write and deploy various automated robotic protocols on lab instrumentation for lab staff and external core users. Address instrumentation questions and urgent needs as requested.
Write workflows in the Genologics LIMS. Write custom programs and scripts to extend the functionality of the LIMS for specific service line needs.
Configure a virtual server to host a content management system on which the VANTAGE public website is deployed. Design and develop and the deploy and manage the site.
Deploy an improved LIMS system for Sanger sequencing. Develop and implement and manager a highly-automated system utilizing 2D-barcoded tubes.
Migrate and manage workflows from existing LIMS system to a new, combined LIMS system for Sanger, Next-Gen Sequencing, and Micro array service lines.
Staff member will manage hardware and software communications for core.
Administer servers and storage systems critical to facility functions.
Develop and deploy a management system fro data distribution to VANGARD and VANTAGE customers using existing enterprise services.
Work with management to obtain needs and requirements for infra-facility and facility-customer communication. Deploy a system for this need.
Using VSA privileges to create and administer email lists and shared email boxes as requested. Serve as a point of contact for VANTAGE staff technical needs.
Staff member will make high-level recommendations about hiring, acquisition of expensive hardware and software, and outside sourcing of major LIMS projects if needed.
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