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IT Team Lead – R&D Internal Application - Contract in Concord, Ontario at SCIEX

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

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Job ID: SCI002813

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We are looking for a hands-on IT Team Lead to provide inspiring leadership to a small IT team (2-5 people) in support of the fast-paced and innovative R&D department. The goal is to provide R&D department with effective solutions to automate and formalize R&D processes and workflows and support daily needs of R&D internal users, with the ultimate goal of enabling fast introduction of products to the market.

  • Project Management
  • Create a vision for the team and a long-term roadmap to implement it
  • Translate long-term roadmap into specific short-term projects, initiatives and tasks
  • Coordinate work of the team on a weekly and daily basis, ensuring effective prioritization, planning, assignment of tasks and high-quality execution
  • Ensure formal design process is followed and provided technical solutions are documented and validated for use in the Medical Device manufacturing environment in accordance with regulatory expectations and laws
  • Report on progress of important high-profile initiatives to the external stakeholders
  • Plan and coordinate training and deployment of solutions to the R&D internal users
  • Plan, monitor and control team’s budget
  • Configuration Management:
  • Create formal processes and ensure proper configuration management practices are followed by team including: configuration identification, baselining, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits.
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Gather R&D internal customers’ needs, and use them to elicit requirements for building corresponding solutions
  • Lead, inspire and challenge the team to find innovative and efficient solutions to support the needs of the R&D department
  • Provide technical support to internal customers, such as:
  • Applications management (user accounts, licenses, configuration, etc.)
  • Tier1-Tier3 technical support
  • Etc.
  • Define processes, best practices and metrics, and use them to control, monitor and continuously improve team’s effectiveness
  • Maintain required department records and reports

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree 
  • 8 years of hands-on experience in IT teams
  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • 3+ years of formal configuration management experience
  • Proven hands-on experience and strong working knowledge of: 
  • virtualization,
  • networking,
  • computer architecture, 
  • scripting, 
  • Windows OS.
Nice to have:
  • DevOps experience
  • PMI-ACP, PMI-PMP certification
  • Requirements elicitation experience
  • Experience with regulated development environment (e.g. medical devices) and formal validation
  • Proven hands-on experience and strong working knowledge of: 
  • database administration,
  • active directory,
  • security,
  • Linux

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Passion to learn new systems, technologies and tools,
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.