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San Diego, CA Full Time Posted by: Epic Sciences Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

The Director, Software Engineering, will have responsibility for the implementation, configuration, and maintenance of the company's suite of information management systems. The position will work directly with other key stakeholders in the laboratory operations, genomics, quality, and R&D functions, and offer counsel and guidance regarding best intersections between relevant process requirements and the short term and long-term goals of the company.


  • BS, MS in computer sciences or engineering or related technical fields ;
  • 10+ years of progressive experience supervising groups responsible for information management systems in clinical environments;
  • 10+ years of experience in design, maintenance, and validation of information systems in a regulated life sciences environment;
  • Proven track record of execution--driving results and meeting commitments;
  • Experience with quality management system (QMS), change management and traceability documentation;
  • Experience in supporting audits by regulatory bodies; experience working within a Product Management framework/discipline;
  • Experience with solutions architecture practice and methodologies;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced startup environment;

Communication Skill:

Works effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors to analyze, interpret, and summarize data both orally and in writing; ability to develop and present detailed summaries and conceptual overviews, author reports and effectively present results, next steps, and potential challenges to internal and external audiences. Ability to effectively articulate and propose experimental approaches to issues to the senior leadership team and coordinate resources as needed.

Interpersonal Skill:

Works highly effectively both as an individual and part of a team; can manage relationships with exceptional effectiveness; representing company perspectives and advocating processes that facilitate our business as appropriate.


Provides strategic insight re: problem solving by applying standard practices appropriately or suggesting novel approaches, ability to design and lead (research, analyze data, interpret results, and provide summaries of same) projects and carry them to completion against a timeline


Highly efficient at time management and prioritization; able to help groups identify complex problems and propose solutions; ability to foresee potential issues and offer creative solutions. Demonstrated ability to act as a technical resource for senior management over HR issues. Ability to lead a team (both formally and informally) and provide feedback as appropriate; may be a member of cross functional teams and provide counsel and guidance re: possible strategic decisions. Models behavior that helps makes others successful and effective.


  • Implement and maintain information management systems to meet operational requirements
  • Ensure systems are developed, tested and maintained to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures and external regulations, including CLIA, CAP, GxP and HIPAA
  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation across laboratory systems, keep up to date on technological changes
  • Promote agile development process and drive operational excellence and efficiency through effective management
  • Engage key stakeholders to identify business needs and formulate solutions that meet business objectives
  • Consult or act as a representative for cross-functional groups regarding related technical issues, operational issues and lead problem solving and resolution efforts as needed
  • Organize and prioritize the team's workload against strategic imperatives and changing business conditions
  • Ensure project timelines and quality of all work being completed through the platform Group
  • Work closely with the VP, TR&D, to provide updates regarding status, issues, and changes related to ongoing work; ensure appropriate resource deployment to meet project goals
  • Report to senior management periodically on various system initiatives


  • May perform additional duties as assigned or directed by management from time to time.


  • Performance Orientation - Is driven by personal performance; achieves all objectives detailed in scorecards and comfortable with quantifiable assessments.
  • Impact Orientation - Performs to stated objectives and driven to make an impact on company goals and patients' lives.
  • Competitive - Dedicated to a competitive spirit that supports the Epic Sciences' goal to be the premier CTC technology in the industry.
  • Sense of Urgency - Has the speed and agility dedicated to the company's goals and performance.
  • Ability to Handle Pressure and Ambiguity - Comfortable with the pressure to be the best and the ability maintain composure and focus in situations of ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Confidence - Confident in one's skills and abilities; pursues everything with energy; demonstrates the drive and a need to finish especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

San Diego, CA, United States of America
Epic Sciences
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3/2/2021 5:25:33 PM

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