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Senior Data Architect

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Senior Data Architect

It is not every day that you can say the software you helped develop will save hundreds or thousands of lives per year, but at bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world.

With engineering centers in St. Louis, France, and Italy, our Systems Development team collaborates globally to build products that ensure patient health and consumer safety.

From antibiotic susceptibility testing to organism identification with mass spectrometry, bioMérieux offers challenging opportunities in a science-based domain with a public health focus. If you’re passionate about solving real-world problems, you’ll find a home in our team of expert software developers, engineers, and microbiologists.

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The Senior Data Architect will design and develop software for internal R&D departments who are responsible for creating innovate IVD solutions.

  • Collaborate with R&D Microbiologists and Business Representatives across the organization to develop novel systems for medical device data analysis
  • Design and develop complex applications using state-of-the-art technologies
  • Partner with application developers/architects and infrastructure architects to define scalable future state architecture based on business strategy
  • Collaborate effectively within a cross-functional organization to prioritize, scope and communicate progress of deliverables
  • Document deliverables compliant with established company design control and regulatory statutes
  • Provide support for current database via ad hoc queries, DML, etc. in a regulated R&D environment.


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related scientific discipline, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience


  • 6+ years of relational database design, development, and support experience (Oracle, postgreSQL, SQL Server, SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, ETL tools, and database utilities)
  • Ability and experience working with large, complex, normalized relational data models is required.
  • Design and development of relational databases, data warehouse.
  • Experience with software version control tools. (Git, Bitbucket)
  • An understanding of agile software development (e.g. SCRUM, TDD) is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Enthusiastic and proactive contributor and delivers high quality results.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of the team.
  • UNIX/Linux command line usage and scripting


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud technology experience - AWS (RDS, Redshift, Dynamo, Athena, Glue, etc.)
  • Scripting language (Python, Groovy, Bash, etc )
  • ISO/FDA regulated environment as a member of a product development organization (medical device or biotech industry).
  • SQL Developer, SQL Developer Data Modeler, Oracle Designer


BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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