Discover a career where technology meets laboratory science with LabAnswer. For over two decades, LabAnswer Consultants have been involved in hundreds of LIMS and LIS projects worldwide, performing tasks such as assessments, architecture, design, configuration, development, implementation, integration, deployment, maintenance, and support outsourcing. LabAnswer has developed the people, processes, methodologies, and intellectual property to scale for the largest global enterprise deployments.
This is a great entry level opportunity into LabAnswer for an individual who values team work and the pursuit of excellence. The Informatics Associate position requires a willingness to learn and the desire to exceed expectations. Ideal candidates are extremely detail-oriented and analytically-minded individuals. Our ideal candidate holds both experience and exposure to laboratory science and technology as well as having an aptitude for programming and software.
We will consider two types of candidates for our Informatics Associate role. We will consider candidates with a background in laboratory science who hold exposure and experience in coding as well as candidates who have a background in computer science with collegiate level laboratory science courses and an interest in scientific knowledge.
Our Informatics Associates are hired to join our Center of Excellence located in Orlando, FL. In this role, we will engage our new Associate with a two-month paid training program, which is designed to provide them with the knowledge and skills to be successful members of our growing organization. Our goal is to provide our Associates with a career path that enables them to pursue professional excellence and serve as a means to foster the development of LabAnswer's future leaders. Employees must commit to relocating to Orlando, FL for 12-18 months of training and development. We train our Associates to become Consultants to serve our clients by providing quality work. Once our Associates are promoted from the training program, we work with them to prepare for their next step, which can include to continued work and leadership within the Center of Excellence, relocation to another site in the United States, or work as a traveling consultant with the flexibility to live anywhere in the United States.
Required Skills and Attributes
Desired Skills and Attributes
- Bachelor Degree in either Laboratory Science or Computer Science
- Example degree programs are Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Microbiology and similar programs.
- Those with a background in laboratory science should hold programming skills in one of the applicable programming languages, e.g. C, C++ C#, PHP, Perl, VB.NET, Objective C, Python, Java, Pascal
- Those with a background in computers should have strong programming capabilities and collegiate level laboratory science courses, e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
At LabAnswer we offer a very competitive compensation package based on experience and education. We are looking excellent people to join our team, those who are looking to join a company for the long term.
- Understanding of basic programming concepts and the ability to learn new proprietary languages
- Experience writing SQL Statements
- A Strong Work Ethic
- Good Verbal and Written Communication Skills
- Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
LabAnswer is the leading laboratory informatics consultancy in North America. Laboratory Informatics software products to provide total solutions for our biotechnology, clinical diagnostic, consumer products, government, food and beverage as well as oil and gas clients. LabAnswer is expert in architecting, configuring, deploying, validating and supporting laboratory systems. These systems include LIMS, CDS, Scientific Content Management Systems and Electronic Lab Notebooks.
Below please find our philosophy statement to see if LabAnswer is a good fit for you:
"All 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."