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VP R&D Software and Informatics, Global

India

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Responsibilities

Location Remote, IN Job ID REQ-051863

The Company

The “new” PerkinElmer business, a newly independent company as of March 13, 2023, is a global analytical services and solutions provider with offerings including the leading OneSource Field and Laboratory services business that serve the biopharma, food, environmental, safety and applied end markets to accelerate scientific outcomes. Since 1937, PerkinElmer has served as a trusted partner in laboratory analysis and management and today complements its service offerings with a broad portfolio of atomic spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, and chromatography instruments, consumables, and reagents. With a dedicated team of more than 6,000 team members, the Company serves customers in more than 35 countries. Additional information is available at www.perkinelmer.com.

Purpose

PerkinElmer is seeking a dynamic and experienced VP R&D Software and Informatics - Global, to join our team. This role will play a critical role in driving the development and implementation of global software solutions that support our scientific instrumentation and informatics platforms. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team of software engineers and informatics specialists in creating innovative software products that enhance our customers' capabilities and drive scientific discovery.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership: Provide strategic direction and leadership for the software and informatics team. Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Team Management: Build and manage a high-performing team of software engineers, informatics experts, and other professionals. Provide coaching, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
  • Product Development: Oversee the design, development, and testing of software applications and informatics solutions, ensuring they meet quality, performance, and regulatory standards.
  • Technology Roadmap: Define and execute a technology roadmap that aligns with the company's strategic goals. Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure the organization remains competitive.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including leadership within the Analytical Solutions and Customer Enablement Global Business Line (GBL) and the Production and Quality Global Support Service (GSS) organizations to help define product roadmaps and drive successful product launches.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that software products adhere to regulatory requirements (e.g., ISO), and establish best practices for software development and documentation.
  • Customer Engagement: Engage with key stakeholder and customers to understand their needs, gather feedback, and identify opportunities for software and informatics enhancements that provide value to end-users.
  • Innovation: Drive innovation in software and informatics by staying current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive intelligence.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Manage the software and informatics budget, allocate resources effectively, both in-house and outsourced to optimize project timelines.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and maintain quality control processes and practices to deliver reliable and user-friendly software products.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field. Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in leading software teams and managing informatics projects

Preferred Characteristics

  • Experience in the life sciences, healthcare, or related industries is highly desirable.
  • Strong technical background with expertise in software architecture, development methodologies, and informatics platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation, set strategic direction, and deliver results.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and quality requirements in software development and informatics.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and a customer-centric mindset.
  • Proven track record establishing offshore software development teams in Asia or Eastern Europe

Location: the position will be based out of Pune, India

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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