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IT Project and Configuration Coordinator (R&D Support) - Contract in Concord, Ontario at SCIEX

Date Posted: 2/23/2019

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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 bright and energetic candidate to provide coordination of projects and configurations 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 configuration management and record keeping services, as well as development of automated solutions to support daily needs of R&D internal users. The ultimate goal will be to enable R&D for fast introduction of products to the market.
  • Project Coordination for the IT team
  • Help to translate long-term roadmap into specific projects, initiatives and tasks for the IT team
  • Coordinate work of the IT team and other collaborators on a weekly and daily basis, ensuring effective prioritization, planning, assignment of tasks and efficient execution
  • Ensure internal processes are followed and required records are created as expected by Medical Device product development environment (e.g. formal software validation)
  • Manage interactions with external stakeholders (e.g. report status, gather requirements, etc.)
  • Coordinate communications, training and deployment of solutions to the R&D internal users
Configuration Coordination for the R&D department
  • Track and monitor acquisition, assignment and usage of various department assets (computers, licenses, etc.)
  • Ensure configuration management process is defined and followed
  • Create and manage department formal and informal records in a variety of electronic records repositories (e.g. Confluence, SharePoint, Enovia, etc.)
  • Plan, monitor and control team’s budget

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree 
  • 3+ years of project management or project coordination experience in R&D or IT environment
  • Strong experience with Windows OS, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, PM tools 
  • Knowledge of computer architecture, networking, Active Directory, virtualization
Nice to have:
  • Education related to computer science, engineering, or IT
  • Project Management certification
  • Requirements management experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of scripting, database administration, security, Linux, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Excellent attention to details, ability to work with records for extended period of time
  • Strong communication and excellent 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.