Lilly Consultant-IT in San Diego, California



Eli Lilly and Company has been dedicated to meeting the health care needs of people in the United States and around the world. We address these needs primarily by developing innovative medicines. As an integral part of our R&D investment, Lilly is build the state of art Biologics IT/informatics solutions to enable research excellence and to advance science & technology, with the aim of to bring cure to our patients worldwide faster. If you are interested in shaping the future of biologics IT at Lilly and in developing a career at Lilly, you are encouraged to review and consider this excellent opportunity at Lilly San Diego

This position is responsible to develop state of art technical design and roadmap for biologics IT/informatics solutions, cloud based implementation. This position is based in San Diego, responsible for the implementation of informatics solutions across multiple Lilly sites: San Diego and Indianapolis.

The successful candidate will lead a team to:

  • Responsible for design, deliver solutions in the cloud platform with security by design principle.

  • Responsible to implement integrated Biotech solution for antibody discovery and engineering.

  • Gather the requirements of workflow and automation; translate the business requirements to technical requirements.

  • Design the data model and work with lead architect with system design and API design.

  • Follow the DevOps principle for solution delivery, design/implement proper automated testing mechanism.

  • Drive thoughtful innovation through research of leading edge solutions and external “next best practices”, to leap forward.

  • Document system architecture design, system inter-operability and standard information exchange protocols with other internal IT systems.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Education or experience in informatics, biology or computational biology is desired but not required

  • Experience in BioTherapeutics division of Life Science industry is desired, familiar with antibody discovery & automation process.

  • Experiences in LIMS system design and development is desired.

  • Knowledge of agile software development process

  • Experience in sequence alignment clustering analysis is desired not required.

  • Experience with cloud computing and application configuration and deployment

  • Proficient in Unix/Linux OS and shell scripting

  • Experience in PHP, JavaScript, AJAXHTML, SQL is highly desired.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to develop creative solutions

  • Agile learner, self-motivated and good listener

Additional Information:

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status



Job Category:

Information Technology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in computer science or computer engineering

  • 1+ years in application architecture, data architecture and data governance, technology and infrastructure architecture, cloud platform

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.


San Diego



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North America