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Data Manager

Posted 29 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 29 November 2021

​​Job Description:

  • This position will begin fully remote but will transition to on-site in the future

  • Typical work hours: 9am-5pm with some flexibility in start/end times; No weekend or OT work expected for this contractor 

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, thorough, and collaborative Technical Data Manager to support ongoing research through enabling seamless access to high-quality data. 

Job functions:

  • Contribute to our informatics and data management initiatives in Research and Early Development (R&ED)

  • Develop, enhance, and automate processes for queuing and prioritizing data management and curation requests

  • Empower scientists with tools and processes needed to support project objectives

  • Ensure accurate, complete, and timely collection, delivery and tracking of data from translational, CRO or collaborating laboratories for curation, ingestion, and delivery to computational scientists


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with at least 2-3 years of experience in biomedical data management, data engineering, quality assurance, assay development, specimen data management or related discipline

  • Excellent scripting skills in R or python programming

  • Experience with REST API and command line interfaces

  • General understanding of cloud computing / data storage concepts (S3, NFS)

  • Extensive experience managing, processing, and applying quality control metrics and processes to a wide range of data types in support of R&ED

  • Working knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems

  • 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

  • Experience with version control and project management tools

  • Demonstrable ability to work among a large multidisciplinary team

  • Exposure to AGILE methodology and principles

  • Experience working in a dynamic fast-paced environment with shifting priorities

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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