LIMS/ELN application developer
DNA LandMarks (a BASF Plant Science Company) seeks applicants for a position of LIMS/ELN application developer. As part of the IT staff of DNA LandMarks and the global LIMS sub-function, the LIMS/ELN application developer will be primarily responsible for developing, implementing and supporting LIMS and ELN solution. In addition, this position will also support scientists using LIMS and ELN applications for tracking their research processes in a laboratory environment at the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu site. The applicant might also undertake collaborative initiatives with other BASF colleagues in North America and Europe. Tasks related to this position will involve, but are not limited to:
• Developing new LIMS functionalities and enhancing or extending existing LIMS applications for scientists.
• Responding to user questions.
• Testing changes/updates.
• Helping create & maintain application documentation (ie. user manuals, training documents).
• Helping with training of users.
• Assuming day-to-day support of LIMS and ELN applications
• Implementing the ELN application to replace handwritten lab notebooks.
A BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related science with at least 1 year application development experience, or College degree with at least 3 years application development experience.
Strong knowledge of Oracle RDBMS, SQL and PL/SQL, MySQL
Experience with Java and web services
Experience working in a biotechnology, R&D or regulated environment
Experience supporting and developing ELN and/or LIMS applications
Additional education in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology or equivalent combination of education and experience would be an asset
The applicant should have strong analytical training, verbal and written communication skills, organizational ability, and initiative.
DNA LandMarks offers a bilingual working environment, and knowledge of both French and English is desirable.
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada ;
30km East of Montréal
Interested applicants must forward a presentation letter and their curriculum vitae to:
Québec, Canada, J3B 6X3
Fax : (450) 358-1154
Job offer closes: August 10, 2012
* We will only contact candidates selected for an interview.
About DNA LandMarks
Since its foundation in 1995, DNA LandMarks Inc. has been a world leader in DNA marker development and applications. Today the Company offers a full array of marker technologies to the agricultural sector from development to mapping to high-throughput application. DNA LandMarks is a unit of BASF Plant Science and its Centre of Excellence for DNA sequencing and genotyping. For more, please visit www.dnalandmarks.com
About BASF Plant Science
BASF – the Chemical Company – consolidated its plant biotechnology activities in BASF Plant Science in 1998. Today, about 700 employees are working to optimize crops for more efficient agriculture, renewable raw materials and healthier nutrition. Projects include yield increase in staple crops, higher content of Omega-3s in oil crops for preventing cardiovascular diseases, and potatoes with optimized starch composition for industrial use.
To find out more about BASF Plant Science, please visit www.basf.com/plantscience.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. BASF has more than 110,000 employees and posted sales of approximately €73 billion in 2011.