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Scientific Application Consultant

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PerkinElmer Inc.

Cambridge, MA

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Position Title: Scientific Application Consultant

Location: Cambridge, MA

Type of Assignment: Fulltime

Job Description:


PerkinElmer’s OneSource® Laboratory Services, offers a number of Scientific and Laboratory IT Services to help labs optimize their scientific productivity with effective use of information technology. These service solutions combine scientific and technical expertise with defined project management and information technology process methodologies, to create predictable and measurable information technology outcomes regardless of system, application or manufacturer.

Job Purpose: 

Life science laboratories require advanced informatics solutions in order to operate effectively and efficiently.  This role would be responsible for being a key member of a small team that is developing High Performance Computing Solutions, as well as Data Lake Platform solutions.  The right candidate would have extensive experience in Linux scripting, HPC build and configuration, Data Lake technologies, as well as familiarity with cloud implementation.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Build and maintain a working relationship with lab owners, Facilities, other cross-functional teams, and management.

Report directly toHPC lead for configuring and developing solutions

Strong ANSIBLE experience and skills a must

AWS migration experience highly preferred

Strong leadership and the ability to operate independently

Architecture and administration of large GNU/Linux installations

Scripting, automation, provisioning, and configuration management

Virtualization and cloud orchestration

Web/database application hosting and high-performance computing (HPC)

Design and development of complex software applications and libraries

Gather requirements from users

Install application enhancements

Manage application user lifecycle management.

Perform unit testing.

  Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience.

Very strong Linux experience

Strong ANSIBLE experience

AWS migration experience highly preferred

Effective configuration management, preferably using Ansible

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Good requirements analysis & documentation experience

Skills & Experience:

Linux - Linux system administration

Ansible - configuration management tool

Shell scripting

Experience in Cloud Formation Templates

HPC Cloud - AWS

HPC - Infrastructure and UGE/SGE (Univa grid engine / Sun grid engine)

Familiar with scientific software installation and support

Experience with COTS – pharma applications.

Prior experience in Pharma industry is an added benefit.

Preference – Extensive years of experience into Linux Administration.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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PerkinElmer Inc.
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Backed by an outstanding team of 7,600 employees and located in over 150 countries across the world, PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving human and environmental health, for the better. We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants.

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