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We are seeking a self-starter with experience and passion for research informatics and data management to join Indoc’s Research Operations team. Indoc is composed of a dynamic multidisciplinary team of developers and researchers who work together with minimal hierarchy and red-tape to develop and support solutions to informatics challenges faced by health and medical research teams across Canada and internationally. The ideal candidate is seeking to bring their drive, experience, and passion to contribute at all levels of the organization. Indoc builds and manages complex medical research infrastructure We have created large-scale informatics platforms involving diverse data modalities (e.g., imaging, proteomic, genomic, clinical assessments) across multiple disease areas (e.g., neurodegeneration, depression, cancer). The Indoc Informatic platforms and services have been implemented in a number of settings including research institutes, hospitals and universities.

The Research Informatics Specialist will work collaboratively with team members and clients to implement and maintain the informatics platforms and services to ensure optimal development and workflows. The Research Informatics Specialist will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Participate in the administration, customization, development and management of clinical data capture platforms (REDCap, OpenClinica, and other new emerging technologies).
  • Develop clinical study databases in accordance with client requirements and relevant data standards including eCRF design, user requirements, edit checks, logic and validation.
  • Participate in the administration, customization, development and management of molecular data capture platforms (e.g. LabKey and other new emerging technologies).
  • Support omics data management and informatic needs of clients.
  • Conduct testing and validation on developed clinical and molecular databases.
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders to gather informatics requirements and plan/ execute product delivery.
  • Work with team members to develop new products and services to meet informatics needs of clients.
  • Develop and maintain SOPs, policies and procedures and system documentation for the data management group.
  • Assist in platform/system configuration and implementation.
  • Oversee web-based and in-person training.
  • Coordinate and execute User Acceptance Testing.

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated expertise working with with Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems with an emphasis on administering REDCap databases.
  • Broad knowledge of clinical research in an academic, hospital or industry environment including protocol requirements, Research Ethics Board relations, and data management best practices.
  • Broad knowledge of data management standards and best practices.
  • Strong computing skills including experience scripting in R and Python.
  • Experience working with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience/working knowledge of querying REST APIs.
  • Knowledge and experience working with omics data (genomics, proteomics, microbiomics, etc.) an asset.

Other Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Willingness and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team across multiple disciplines.
  • Willingness to research and learn new approaches and technologies.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Life Sciences, informatics or related field.
  • 2 - 5 years recent related experience

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@indocresearch.org with the subject title "Research Informatics Specialist."
info@indocresearch.org
1 Richmond Street West,
Suite 401,
ON, Canada
M5H 3W4
M: 416­.703.­0311

We are seeking a mid-level full stack developer with experience in projects emphasizing data portal solutions and services, data ingestion technologies, and modern web frameworks, within an agile development model. This position is located in Toronto, Canada.


You, our ideal candidate, are looking for a dynamic multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers who bring their diverse expertise to solve hard problems. You are prepared to bring your drive, experience, and passion to contribute at all levels to the entire team. You, our ideal candidate, are looking for a dynamic multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers who bring their diverse expertise to solve hard problems. You are prepared to bring your drive, experience, and passion to contribute at all levels to the entire team. We, Indoc Research, are that team. We design, build and manage complex health research infrastructure for collaborators, colleagues and clients, including dozens of prominent research organizations across the globe. Together we have created large scale informatics platforms involving wide-ranging and complex data modalities (imaging, genomics, clinical assessments) across multiple disease areas (neurodegeneration, depression, cancer).

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering/development to include recent experience in agile software engineering environments, (or 2+ years experience with an advanced degree).
  • You must have demonstrated skill sets in Python and one of web frameworks (e.g., Flask), and at least one modern Big Data technologies (e.g. Spark), ETL methodologies, Database (e.g. Elastic, PostgreSQL).
  • You must have good experience with mainstream front-end technologies, such as Bootstrap, CSS, jQuery, Jinjia templating, and one of Javascript frameworks, NodeJS + Express, or React.
  • Experience with large data sets and near-real-time content services and visualization, using standards-based approaches.
  • Be able to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment, and meet required schedules and timelines.
  • You must have the ability to interact well with coworkers and teammates.
  • You must have outstanding skills in communicating complex technical issues and in providing comprehensive written, oral and/or digital products (including document organization and technical writing).
  • You must have good analytic skills and the ability to apply these skills in a multi-tasking environment where more than one project may require your participation at a given time (typically one primary project and one or two ancillary projects).
  • Other Skills:

  • Experience with commercial cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services.
  • RESTful Web Services, parallel programming, workflow management tools (Apache NiFi or Airflow).
  • Can deal with ambiguity and manage requests for change.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team across multiple disciplines.
  • Willingness to research and learn new approaches and technologies.
  • Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • How to apply:

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@indocresearch.org with the subject title "Full Stack Developer".
    info@indocresearch.org
    1 Richmond Street West,
    Suite 401,
    ON, Canada
    M5H 3W4
    M: 416­.703.­0311
    At Indoc Research, we design, build and manage complex health data infrastructure for prominent research organizations across the globe. We deploy large scale informatics platforms involving wideranging and complex health data modalities (e.g., imaging, genomics, clinical assessments, wearables) across multiple disease areas including brain, cardiovascular, and cancer.
    We are currently seeking a mid-level data engineer with experience in projects emphasizing data lake solutions, data processing technologies, AWS or similar cloud services, and agile development. This position is located in Toronto, Canada.

    As our ideal candidate, you are looking for a dynamic multidisciplinary team of engineers and researchers who bring their diverse expertise to solve hard problems. You are prepared to bring your drive, experience, and passion to contribute at all levels to the entire team.

    This is an exciting opportunity to leverage and stretch your strong data engineering skills as an integral team member. You need to be proficient in handling data sets from multiple sources to facilitate the goal of generating key insights from the data. This role requires hands-on engineering experience throughout the data life cycle including the development of data lake components, large scale ETL pipelines, data warehousing and visualization. Strong Python programming and data modelling skills, and familiarity with AWS or equivalent services are necessary to be successful in this role.

    Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of experience in software engineering/development, with recent experience in agile software engineering environments.
    • You must have demonstrated skills in Python, at least one modern Big Data technology (e.g. Spark), ETL methodologies, and databases (e.g. Elastic, PostgreSQL).
    • 2+ years of experience in data mapping and modelling
    • 2+ years of experience working with data lake and data warehouse
    • 1+ years of Experience with commercial cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services
    • Experience with large data sets and near-real-time content services and visualization, using standards-based approaches
    • Be able to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment, and meet required schedules and timelines
    • You must have the ability to interact well with coworkers and teammates
    • You must have outstanding skills in communicating complex technical issues and in providing comprehensive written, oral and/or digital products (including document organization and technical writing)
    • You must have good analytic skills and the ability to apply these skills in a multi-tasking environment where more than one project may require your participation at a given time (typically one primary project and one or two ancillary projects)

    Other Skills:

    • RESTful Web Services, parallel programming, workflow management tools (Apache NiFi or Airflow)
    • Can deal with ambiguity and manage requests for change
    • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team across multiple disciplines
    • Willingness to research and learn new approaches and technologies

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

    How to apply:

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@indocresearch.org with the subject title "Data Engineer".
    indocresearch.org
    1 Richmond Street West,
    Suite 401,
    ON, Canada
    M5H 3W4
    M: 416­.703.­0311
    E: info@indocresearch.org



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