St. John's, NL, Canada

Description

Our client, located in St. John's, is developing a data-&-analysis platform using the latest in genomics, big data, analytics, and cloud computing to enable data-driven precision medicine. They are currently seeking a strong candidate for the position of Manager, Technology Development. As a key member of the senior leadership team, the Manager, Technology Development will work closely with the CEO, COO and other team members to design and develop a data analysis platform for modern drug discovery.

Responsibilities
  • Contribute significantly to platform architecture strategy, vision, roadmap, and standards to meet prescribed business objectives - provide technical leadership and project management on platform development
  • Plan and design the data framework:
    • Evaluate data to be ingested with a view to managing and analyzing large volumes of complex data from multiple, non-standardized databases
    • Research/understand user needs and requirements - define platform solution to satisfy these needs
    • Gather user feedback and incorporate into the platform development cycle
  • Evaluate third-party vendors' cloud based technologies/platforms for utility to company's requirements including:
    • auditablility
    • data encryption
    • security compliance to Canadian, US and international security and privacy regulations
      • e.g., Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), HITECH, and Personal Health Insurance Act (PHIA)
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors' technical resources to ensure robust integration with company platform using published APIs and SDKs
  • Develop and manage the technical team and to ensure appropriate staffing to support current and planned business goals
  • Develop relationships and work with a variety of stakeholders in academia, public sector health organizations (both IT and clinical), standards organizations, industry SMEs (pharma/biotech), and physicians 
Additional Information

If you are interested in this position, please contact Charles Luther, Lead Recruiter - charles.luther@acquaintpersonnel.ca