Bristol Myers Squibb Lead IT Business Partner, Translational Bioinformatics in Princeton, New Jersey

Partner with Translational Bioinformatics within Translational Medicine and IT to develop strategy for bioinformatics infrastructure and computational support. Work closely with the software and data architecture groups to ensure robust architecture for integration and access for large, diverse and high velocity scientific datasets. Exceptional communication and relationship building skills to establish strong partnership, trust and rapport with senior leaders and scientists in the Translational Bioinformatics (T-Bio) group within Translational Medicine organization. Owns the IT business relationship with T-bio

  • Recognized as a thought leader and trusted advisor in Translational Medicine IT and specifically, Translational Bioinformatics IT: Influences the strategic thinking of senior business leaders, and helps business leaders to include future digital capabilities into their planning; perceived as a capable leader who plans and delivers digital capabilities, safeguards their digital assets and supports their strategic goals.

  • Drive the development of realistic and actionable multi-year strategic digital capability roadmaps, informed and prioritized by business (T-bio) and IT in an enterprise context.

  • Lead the prioritization and development of strong and clear business cases for digital capability investments in support of the roadmap and aligned with the platform strategy.

  • Articulate the need of T-bio business functions to appropriate IT groups including IT infrastructure, domain/enterprise architecture and Integrated Data Management group to ensure that integrated, scalable and scientifically robust solutions are implemented

  • Drive change - ensures effective planning, execution and communication of business change management to support digital capability investments, including business process changes to achieve maximum value from investments.

  • Build proposals for technology capabilities supporting T-Bio group that meet near-term and long-term needs, and define detailed requirements for those capabilities.

  • Own the ultimate delivery of value to the scientific user base. Responsible for building and managing effective business partnership at all levels during project execution. Fully accountable for delivering the value proposition of IT.

  • Provide project management leadership where necessary.

  • Empowers build & run teams: Understands IT business partner accountabilities throughout the plan/build/run cycle, and builds empowered and trusting partnerships with IT build & run team members at all levels.

  • Ensure that the build & run teams make the right trade-offs between speed, quality and cost and that the value is being captured from the entire lifecycle of the IT investment

Educational Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Bioinformatics with deep systems-level expertise in bioinformatics software and infrastructure

Desired Experience:

  • At least 5-years of experience in managing bioinformatics systems

  • Experience with High Performance Computing (on-prem and cloud)

  • Expertise with commercial and/or open source bioinformatics platform enabling platforms such as Galaxy, SevenBridges, DNANexus, etc.

  • Understanding of translational “big data,” including genomic, proteomic and metabolomics data, their analysis pipelines and infrastructure required to support these

  • Experience in Bioinformatics data integration platform such as tranSMART, cBioPortal etc.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed organization

  • Excellent communications skills

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.