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Senior LIS Interface Specialist - Informatics

Apply Now Job ID R-345016 Date posted 08/08/2019


Baltimore, Maryland

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Job Description

The Becton Dickinson Diagnostics Systems division is looking for a talented Senior LIS Interface Specialist - Informatics who will be responsible for analyzing, developing and implementing connectivity and interfacing between BD’s Micro and Molecular Biology Informatics Software with customer Laboratory Information Systems (LIS). You will work directly with customers to assess workflow and interfacing needs, create requirements, connect and test implementations and obtain sign-off. You will work closely with the Informatics development team to identify gaps and create software requirements to meet customer needs. You will work with a variety of Laboratory Information Systems in US and globally including but not limited to Cerner Millennium (ORCA), Epic, Soft, Sunquest, StarLIMS, Data Innovations, MOLIS, GLIMS, RALS, and McKesson.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the LIS and interfacing subject matter expert for BD’s Micro and Molecular Biology Informatics systems.
  • Work with customer and BD Clinical and Data Management specialists to define customer workflow and interface requirements.
  • Partner with regional Data Management specialists and LIS vendors to drive in the interface development.
  • Fully document customer workflows and interface requirements.
  • Develop and configure interface to meet the requirements.
  • Develop interface acceptance test plans and execute test plans with customers.
  • Develop project schedules including scope of work, duration of tasks, and order of execution for customer interface implementations.
  • Promote global best practice sharing and training amongst regional Data Management Specialists and Informatics Sales teams.
  • Identify and document gaps in our software related to interfacing, work with development teams to define and solve issues.
  • Provide Escalation support for LIS interfacing to Technical Support and Applications Specialists
  • Support global and regional teams by serving as LIS subject matter expert
  • Convey unique value proposition of Informatics and connectivity to potential customers
  • Maintain understanding of competitive landscape of LIS offerings and unique interface requirements of each
  • Monitors work progress against schedule commitments, reports progress to leadership in a timely fashion.
  • Provide feedback to R&D and Service to further improve and standardize LIS interfaces across BD solutions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, IT, Computer Science or related fields preferred
  • 5 years’ experience with Laboratory Information System implementation
  • 5 years’ experience with LIS, Electronic Medical/Health Record (EMR or EHR) Systems interfacing
  • 5 years’ experience with service, installation, configuration and troubleshooting of IT, Network and Software
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL databases, writing queries and reporting
  • Proficient knowledge of network hardware and network routing
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows Server environments including Active Directory
  • Knowledge of security protocols, remote diagnostics and affiliated topics
  • Knowledge of and experience with ASTM and HL7
  • Experience and knowledge of clinical microbiology laboratory processes and environments
  • Action oriented with a focus on results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals
  • Must be willing to travel


Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

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