September 28, 2023 Job ID: 23163

AbCellera is a young, energetic, and rapidly growing tech company with an amazing team that searches, decodes, and analyzes natural immune systems to find antibodies that its partners can develop into drugs to prevent and treat disease. We are seeking a multidisciplinary, technical product manager to join our Data Architecture team supporting laboratory data management across our discovery platform.

In this role, you will work with lab automation, data science, software engineering teams to support efficient workflow execution, data capture and traceability for multiple scientific teams in our integrated ELN and data platform. You’ll take authorship in product specification, workflow documentation & user training across a portfolio of scientific teams. and coordinate the development of custom applications by software engineers and reporting & analysis by data scientists.

How you might spend your days: 

  • Collaborating with scientific team leaders to deeply understand their work, then translating this understanding into standardizing high throughput workflows for scientific program execution.
  • Supporting scientists in program execution with training, debugging and analysis, then identifying critical areas to optimize with our in-house software engineering teams.
  • Synthesizing scientific user needs into technical product requirements for software development teams, then working with technical leads to manage product priorities and project execution.

We’d love to hear from you if: 

…you’re a scientist, LIMS specialist, or project manager with a curiosity spanning scientific disciplines, a passion for complex systems & data and the ability to communicate with different technical audiences. You’ve worked at the intersection of multiple teams and dig into the details of scientific processes. Your unique experience could include any of the following…

  • Managing complex inter-team research collaborations, from grant writing, through research program execution to publication. 
  • Designing and supporting scalable high-throughput laboratory processes involving lab automation, inventory management and data analysis with multiple scientific operators.
  • Configuring and supporting implementation of laboratory data management systems including ELNs, sample registries, LIMS and other tools in the biotech/pharma industry.

The required qualifications and experience: 

  • A M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree in life sciences, engineering, or other technical fields, with 3+ years relevant work experience involving software implementation, project management or lab operations. A scientific background in immunology, high-throughput screening and/or sequencing is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills communicating scientific concepts, technical requirements, and project decisions to diverse audiences.
  • Experience working in biotech laboratories, and a proven record converting new and existing laboratory processes to well define standard operating procedures in collaboration with scientific collaborators.
  • Experience with laboratory data management systems (e.g., ELNs, registries, LIMS, LIS), proven expertise with the Benchling platform and platform configuration is a plus.
  • Experience with scientific data analysis and statistics, experience with python or SQL a plus.

To apply:

Please submit your application through our website and refer to Job ID 23163  in your cover letter. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.