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Associate Scientist - Remote (JP9271)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist - Remote (JP9271)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA (Remote Position)
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: Commercial DP - Data Sciences
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 10/12/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.

Job Summary:

The associate-level scientist to function as a member of a drug product process development team. This role will be based remotely. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development and deployment of information system (IS) technologies for drug product process development electronic laboratory notebook and laboratory instrument systems. Such technologies include:
  • Electronic lab notebook software
  • Lab instrument software across a broad range of instrument types and vendors
  • Data integration/analysis software using big data technology
  • Product lifecycle management software

In this role, the successful candidate:
  • Supports and communicates with end users to troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to electronic lab notebook and related software / instrument integrations with information systems.
  • Supports development and execution of testing of new electronic laboratory notebook features leading up to releases.
  • Updates and develops training materials to support ongoing releases of new electronic lab notebook software.
  • Delivers training in support of software releases.
  • Supports development and validation of Spotfire reports used to visualize experimental data.
     
This role provides development opportunities in the following areas:
  • Exposure to scientific and laboratory workflows at an industry leading pharmaceutical company – developing understanding of data generation and management for multiple modality (large molecules, small molecules, etc.) manufacturing process development.
  • Data integration development – establishing flow and visualization of laboratory data used to enable production of biopharmaceutical products.
  • Dynamic, matrixed organization and collaboration – interfacing with a broad array of partners on a routine basis, providing visibility to those other areas of the business and how these functions work together to meet organizational goals

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics field focused in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry
  • Minimum 1 year laboratory experience in a professional or academic research environment focused on biology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, or engineering with rigorous documentation of experimental protocols and results
  • Broad knowledge of various lab instruments and associated software packages
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work in a team
     
Preferred Qualifications
  • Skilled in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments / techniques, such as HPLC, and with associated software such as Empower or Chromeleon.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory environment.
  • Experience with electronic laboratory notebook, such as Biovia Workbook or IDBS, and related software, such as Pipeline Pilot.
  • Demonstrated ability to train others in the use of laboratory or other software.
  • Experience with GMP business processes, e.g., OQ/IQ/Validation.
  • Experience in a role that requires influencing cross functional groups to achieve results.
  • Experience with MiniTab, JMP, Tibco Spotfire, or other data analysis software.
  • Knowledge of coding in SQL, Python, R, Java, etc.
  • Experience with big data technology such as Amazon Cloud Services, Datalakes, etc. and automation of data flows.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics field focused in biochemistry, biology, computer science or chemistry
  • Minimum 1 year laboratory experience in a professional or academic research environment focused on biology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, or engineering with rigorous documentation of experimental protocols and results
  • Broad knowledge of various lab instruments and associated software packages
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work in a team

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Supports and communicates with end users to troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to electronic lab notebook and related software / instrument integrations with information systems.
  • Updates and develops training materials to support ongoing releases of new electronic lab notebook software. Delivers training in support of releases.
  • Supports development and execution of testing of new electronic laboratory notebook features leading up to releases.
  • Supports development and validation of Spotfire reports used to visualize experimental data.

Employee Value Proposition:
The chance to gain new work experience as well as a likely extension at the end of the assignment.

Red Flags:
GPA less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
No experience with laboratory work.
Does not have the soft skills (written and verbal) to work in a team setting.



Interview Process:
1. 15 minute screening interview with manager
2. 3-5 interviews over virtual platform, such as Webex
3. Follow up interview, if required



We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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