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Bioinformatics Software Program Manager (R1075673) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

This position will  be responsible for facilitating the orchestration of integrated bioinformatics and computational systems.  This includes overseeing the successful delivery of systems and output at a global scale. Routine tasks will involve transitions from algorithmic, computational, development and infrastructure teams to enforce alignment from stakeholders.  This position may also manage multiple direct reports.


  • Daily program management throughout the program life cycle.
  • Planning the overall program, developing metrics and monitoring the progress.
  • Helping to ensure compliance with all company SOPs.
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements.
  • Coordinating the projects and their inter-dependencies.
  • Reporting individual project and program status in conjunction with other Directors and individuals in the PMO.
  • Managing and utilizing resources across projects.
  • Managing stakeholders’ communication, driving accountability by driving alignment.
  • Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s “outcome” with the aid of the Director of Software Development.


  • Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques.
  • Expert with all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (Waterfall and Agile Scrum).
  • Ability to gain a good understanding of the wider objectives the bioinformatics, software, EA, and Q2 organization.
  • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management.
  • The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Being able to effectively communicate system components and integration points to wide audience.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite of applications.
  • Working knowledge of Bioinformatics, Genomics, or Life Sciences.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and train junior staff.
  • Ability / willingness to learn bioinformatics / genomics.


  • Masters’s degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics,  Molecular Bioliology or a related field with a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  PMP certification and working within a regulated industry environment are desired, but not required.


  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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Job ID: R1075673