IT Manager R&D Applications

Posted 09 Feb 2019

Bangalore SBS, Karnataka - India

Req Id 186324



Bring technology capabilities and tools into new R&D platform and enhance user experience for scientists and researchers to support global Merck KGaA.



Manage and participate in developing state-of-art Bio/Chemo-informatics applications, tools, analyses, and work flows to grow R&D research capabilities and infrastructure. Work on major development projects including direct customer interfaces, and mentor other colleagues in the group.


  • Primary liaison between R&D business and IT.
  • Manage and mentor group(s) of business analysts and developer in their daily work and professional development.
  • Lead IT prioritization/steering committee meetings with key business leadership to manage, prioritize and execute on an IT project portfolio.
  • Analyze and document business requirements in cooperation with business leadership, process owners and key users.
  • Design and implement process improvements and system enhancements that conform to industry and application best-practices.
  • Maximize the utilization of existing business applications and technologies to meet business requirements and to improve the leverage of IT assets.
  • Act as technical and project manager on IT intensive business improvement projects.



  • Degree in computer science, bioinformatics, cheminformatics or informatics, B.S. required


  • Ideally 10+ years’ experience in developing web based scientific software applications using JAVA EE framework in industry
  • 6+ years’ hands-on supervision experience in Java development
  • 4+ years’ leadership experience in managing and overseeing operation/develop/management teams
  • Good experience working in agile like SDLC
  • Strong knowledge in scientific data and process including chemical reaction and structure
  • Good experience in ETL Informatica

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient with JAVA EE 6 and 7
  • Proficient with Oracle, MS SQL
  • Proficient with Eclipse and Maven
  • Proficient with JBoss Wildfly configuration
  • Proficient in Oracle Forms

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