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Date: Wed Mar 14 14:01:49 2018
Subject: 18.03.14 Scientific Informatics Software Consultant
Certara is hiring a Scientific Informatics Consultant to support our Data
Analytics Platform, D360!  We are considering candidates in the Boston 
area, but will also consider highly qualified candidates in other locations
that are willing to travel frequently to the Boston area.

About Our Software

Certara is hiring a Scientific Informatics Consultant to support our Data
Analytics Platform, D360.  D360 is the industry leading scientific data
informatics hub used globally by over 5,000 discovery research scientists.
D360 was designed to meet the discovery researchers workflow needs by 
providing self-service data access and integrated analysis solutions.

Certaras pharmacometric drug development and informatics software 
portfolio is the most wide-ranging in the industry and used across the 
drug development life cycle. Pharmacologists, toxicologists, 
biostatisticians, pre-clinical scientists, chemists, geneticists and other
scientists use our software to inform key safety and efficacy decisions.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will understand the science and process of 
pharmaceutical discovery and has knowledge of the data and technologies 
employed. The Scientific Informatics Consultant is responsible for 
understanding data workflows in life sciences and using Certaras D360 to 
improve data delivery to end user scientists considering analytics and 
collaboration requirements. The Scientific Informatics Consultant will 
work closely with D360 prospects and customers both on the scientific and 
IT sides to deliver deployments that include data configuration, web 
service integration and custom plug-ins.  The scientific consultant will 
be a key member of the D360 team and is also responsible for the creation 
and delivery of training courses, communicating customer feedback and 
review of product designs.


Presales activities supporting Certara business development:
-Exploratory customer conversations  on-site or online
-Product demonstration
-Attending scientific conferences and trade shows.
-Supporting D360 evaluations

Customer configuration projects management and implementation:
-Configuring D360 to access customer data source to serve end-user workflow requirements
-Integration of web services with D360
-D360 Plug-in development through scripting
-Familiarity with agile development processes
-Solution deployment and user adoption

Project scoping and management:
-End-user engagement and requirements gathering
-Assisting with responses to RFIs/RFPs and writing statements of work
-Working reliably on projects within specific budget and timelines while maintaining quality deliverables.

D360 Product Support:
-End user support
-Technical user support

End user and technical training:
-Design of training courses specific to a customer needs
-Delivery of training courses to scientific and technical users
-Creation of training materials


-Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in chemistry, 
cheminformatics, bioinformatics or related scientific discipline.
-Knowledge and practical understanding of scientific data in the discovery
and/or preclinical life sciences.
-Understanding of the science and process of pharmaceutical discovery and 
knowledge of the data and technologies.
-Experience with pre-sales, demonstration, configuration, project scoping, 
product support, and training of software is a plus.
-Understanding of workflows in life sciences.
-Experience in SQL-based databases and Web services (REST APIs, etc)
-Experience with programming/scripting languages such as Java and Groovy.
-Experience with Windows and Unix operating systems.
-Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) 
is a plus.
-Experience with cloud-based computing environments (AWS or similar) is a 

Skills & Abilities

-Passion for problem solving and teamwork.
-Strong collaborative skills, team player mentality.
-Exceptional customer service aptitude required. 
-Effective decision-making and problem solving skills involving 
troubleshooting basic to moderate issues. 
-Strong organizational skills. 
-Effective analytical ability, particularly in a technical environment. 
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
-Willingness to travel (both domestic and international) up to 40% of the 
time as work requires.
If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position,
please submit your LinkedIn profile or submit your CV and cover letter
directly to our Applicant Tracking System at
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