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Job Description

 

 

New hires in office-based roles in the U.S. & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine partnership with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

 

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We partner internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

 

As a team member within the Data Movement & Storage product team you and your team members will have  day to day responsibility for our research data. You will develop strategies for capturing, moving and storing data generated internally and externally. You will develop and employ automation strategies where applicable and provide innovating solutions to our most pressing data problems. You will be accountable for data compliance, security, and availability for our scientists and downstream analytics.

 

Who you are: To be successful in this role you are a person who is a creative thinker. You have a customer first perspective, great attention to detail and are flexible and adaptable. You enjoy working as a team member, have embraced Agile methodology, and steward company resources as if your own. You like to share what you have learned to build up the overall skillset of your team. You work with a sense of urgency.

 

Primary Tasks:

  • Integrating instruments into our Tetrasciences platform for automated data movement
  • Identify data services automation opportunities and implement as appropriate
  • Managing data storage platforms and user interfaces for their utilization
  • Managing Electronic Official File systems, their lifecycle and support contracts
  • Solving data problems for scientists
  • Ensuring data lifecycle and compliance
  • Define goals and success with clearly measurable objectives and key results

 

Education Minimum:

  • H.S. Diploma with 12+ years of relevant experience
  • Preferred: B.A./B.S. in Computer Science or closely related discipline i.e. Electrical Engineering, Life sciences analytics or closely related discipline, Bioinformatics, or a 2 year degree with 10+ years hands-on demonstrable experience in enterprise IT, high performance computing or scientific data management and acquisition.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Worked with data movement and storage patterns
  • Direct attached and network attached storage systems
  • Data interfaces and related network interface protocols, i.e. TCP/IP, CIFS/SMB, NFS, etc.
  • Strategic business comprehension and vision and the ability to translate strategy into tactical execution
  • Data acquisition, instrument interfaces, device connectivity or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years related experience; scientific programming experience and skill with use of languages such as (Python, C/C++, C#, .NET, Java, Perl)

 

Preferred:

  • Has worked in an operational data center or with large data storage systems, including cloud patterns
  • Programming and development in Unix/Linux environment
  • Laboratory and instrumentation automation
  • Small Board Computer Systems & I/O interfaces
  • Solid comprehension of FAIR and ALCOA principles
  • Data analysis and visualization

 

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

 

 

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

 

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

 

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

 

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

 

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Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

 

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully 
Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

 

Employee Status:

Regular

 

Relocation:

No relocation

 

VISA Sponsorship:

No

 

Travel Requirements:

10%

 

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Remote Work

 

Shift:

 

Valid Driving License:

 

Hazardous Material(s):

 

Number of Openings:

2

Requisition ID:R173478

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