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Application Support LIMS Biobank

Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico Job ID R-203117 Date posted 20/06/2024

Introduction to Role:
Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the world of healthcare? We are seeking a Consultant LIMS
– R&D IT to join our diverse and inclusive team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and
challenging environment, where you will have the chance to innovate, take ownership, and run with it. You
will be part of a team that has the backing to innovate, disrupt an industry, and change lives.

Accountabilities:
In this role, you will ensure optimum performance and stability for LIMS system as part of Laboratory
Quality Systems for AstraZeneca Operations. You will provide 2nd/ 3rd line support, aligning with
AstraZeneca standards, and change control procedures. You will also support development activities by
helping in code build and deployment, tool configuration management and administration, application
environment set up, and change and release management. You will develop specialist knowledge in
relevant systems, documenting and sharing that knowledge, as required, with global teams.

Essential Skills/Experience:

• Experience in loading specifications into LIMS systems. 
• Experience in handling and recording samples in LIMS systems as well as their sample life cycle or process from start to finish in a laboratory. 
• Experience in data extraction and report generation in LIMS systems. 
• Experience in configuring LIMS systems in functionalities such as:
o CFR21 Part11 Module
o User creation
o Configuring user privileges
o LDAP configuration
o Label printing. 
• Creation of dashboards within the LIMS system if it is from Azenta. 
• Experience in a code language specific to the LIMS system such as Limfinity or LabWare.
• Experience in good documentation practices (GDP). 
• Experience in good laboratory practices (GLP).
• Medium-advanced experience in database management to extract data from the LIMS system using scripts or alternative commands.

Desirable experience:

• It is desirable that you have experience in integrating instruments with LIMS systems, for example, having integrated a balance into the LIMS system, or a mixer, etc. 
• It is highly recommended that you know how to create reports based on the data stored in the LIMS system. 
• Experience in the use and management of the inventory and QM module is desirable. 
• Experience in the use and management of the stability module is desirable. 
• It is desirable that you know how to install LIMS systems at the server level and at the Citrix level

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information
Science, or equivalent degree is preferred.
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing
medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and
challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the
office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while
respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, we dare to lead, applying our problem-solving mindset to identify and tackle opportunities
across the whole enterprise. Our spirit of experimentation is lived every day through our events like
hackathons. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering world-class technology and data
solutions. Our work unlocks the potential of science. We optimise and revolutionise AstraZeneca by
maximising efficiencies and finding new ways to drive productivity. From automation to data simplification.
Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible
possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and
speed to deliver exponential growth. Focused and committed, and backed with the investment to succeed,
we're driving cross-company change to disrupt the entire industry.
Ready to make a difference? Apply now and join us in our mission to change lives!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive
and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and
harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their
characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment
(and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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