Associate Director, Research Informatics Systems Engineering

Bristol Myers Squibb Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 2 months ago

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

RISE - Regional Technical Expert

Work at the interface of pharma, genomics, big data engineering, and advanced analytics. The candidate will significantly contribute to the development of modern compute services for BMS scientists.

Job Description

The role requires someone who can seamlessly mesh tech know-how with business acumen to help navigate R&D cloud, CoLo, and on-premise computing needs, including infrastructure design, maintenance, support, and planning.

Not only are you experienced in cloud-based tech you have intimate knowledge of how best to customize these attributes to our business to help us become more secure and efficient.

Not only can you help us connect the dots and evolve our cloud capabilities over time, but you're also evolving your own capabilities as an engineer and keeping an eye on developments that can support our expansion and help us implement those, too.

Job Functions

  • Lead as the IT advocate for corresponding site's scientists and have the accountability for delivering digital capabilities to the site, as the representative of IT delivery team for R&ED.

  • Enable and support R&ED scientists running scientific experiments in the research compute environment.

  • Collaborate withscientists and IT staffto create and implement effective cloud-based and on-premises solutions for research.

  • Implement solutions as needed, troubleshoot or debug to resolve technical support issues for research teams following policies and procedures.

  • Educate and train teams on applications or solutions and provide assistance as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, data science, or a scientific discipline in chemistry-, biology-, or medical-related field, or relevant industry experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, organized, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals.

  • Five to seven years' experience in supporting on-premises and cloud infrastructure using Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Three to five years' experience in a Cloud Engineer role or related position.

  • Proficiency in shell scripting (BASH, SH, CSH) in Linux/UNIX,

  • Familiar with using various storage solutions and protocols (S3, EBS, EFS, NFS, CIFS).

  • Solid understanding of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks.

  • Familiar with HPC utilizing SGE, Amazon Parallel Cluster, Batch, Docker, and Google (GCP).

  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following: R, Python, XML, JSON, YAML

  • Experience using monitoring solutions like CloudWatch and Audit trail.

  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC.

  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores.

  • Kubernetes experience with a container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management.

  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering.

  • An understanding of writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), using tools like CloudFormation or Terraform.

  • Certification as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certifications a plus. (Other cloud-related certification also a plus.)

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

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Associate Director, Research Informatics Systems Engineering

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