Project Coordinator

(ID: 2024-5217)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Overall Position Summary and Objectives:   

The project coordinator will join a national, highly interactive, supportive, and interdisciplinary group of technologists, researchers and information experts. They will support development of approaches that derive insights from data to lead to advances in research, clinical practice and personalized medicine.  

 

This professional will have experience in coordinating project tasks and activities in an agile technical fast-paced environment. This motivated individual will work collaboratively with technical and research project teams to ensure project deliverables are completed on time. 

 

Examples of Work Performed: 

  • Coordinate tasks for a geographically-distributed and interdisciplinary project. 
  • Schedule and manage all relevant meetings, including, generating agendas with input from appropriate parties, facilitate, take brief meeting minutes, record actions items and decisions (item, responsible party, due date; decision, rationale, date of decision), follow up with parties and record updates. 
  • Track and manage status deliverables, including timelines, track tasks, action items, issues, and decisions using product and project management software. 
  • Work closely with project teams, project managers and others to complete administrative tasks. 
  • Coordinate agile technical development activities such as use-case and functional requirements gathering, testing, user-centered evaluation and documentation.  
  • Assist with drafting, distributing and maintaining documentation and documents. 
  • Attend all specified meetings; listen for possible issues and raise those issues to appropriate individuals. 
  • Develop and contribute to a tracking system of topics discussed, so topics, decisions and rationale can be revisited as needed. 
  • Raise agenda items from across the components. 
  • Develop and give presentations and provide high-level updates to leadership. 
  • Effectively coordinates development of slides presentations. 
  • Coordinates project on/off boarding tasks for team members.
  • Effectively communicate status of work, including all requirements to internal and external project team, stakeholders and leadership. 
  • Assist with event planning (online and eventually, in-person). 

 

Required Skills: 

  • Previous experience interfacing with virtual teams  
  • Familiar with agile methodology 
  • Meticulous organization (e.g. document and information management skills) 
  • Ability to be self-directed and work well in a cross-functional and interdisciplinary team 
  • Ability to remain positive and calm under deadline pressure 
  • Ability to collaborate and work with team members of all levels with utmost professionalism 
  • Very strong interpersonal skills required with excellent oral, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficiency with MS Office required, Google Suite preferred 

 

Supervision Received: 

  • Work is performed under the direction of the Program Manager and Director. 

 

Supervision Exercised: 

  • N/A 

 

Minimum Education: 

   Bachelor’s 

 
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Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

Business Analyst

(ID: 2024-5016)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Business Analyst to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) located in Rockville, MD.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to some of the top medical research centers and healthcare organizations in the country and internationally. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, data analytics, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate discovery in translational research. 

 

Job Description

 

Axle is seeking a Business Analyst (BA) to support our business and operational units.  The individual is dedicated to supporting matters related to strategic business development objectives and analysis of contracts and finances supporting program management. The selected candidate will have direct interactions with cross functional leaders, management teams, business developers, and corporate leadership. Your responsibilities will include: analyzing data in various formats,, building reports and presentations, delivering presentations to leadership, and actively supporting solutions to our business and operational goals. 

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Bioinformatics, Information Technology or other related field, years of relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of degree

  • 1-3 years experience in technical or management consulting a large plus

  • 1-3 years experience in a scientific/data science or software development oriented environment

  • Data analytics and skills in MS Dynamics and Power platforms, Python and/or R (a plus)

  • Experience with the following is preferred:

    • Scientific/laboratory experience

    • Business development

    • Government contracting

  • Higher level education will be considered in lieu of relevant work experience

  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload

  • Ability to research and analyze data and disseminate results

  • Ability to write reports and present findings effectively

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and attention to detail

  • Excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct competitive analysis and research identifying key players within the scientific, healthcare, and technology sectors

  • Utilize GovWin, GSA eBuy, SAM.gov, and other industry databases to identify potential opportunities

  • Research potential strategic partners, subcontractors, and teaming opportunities to enhance competitiveness

  • Support development on solicitations, requests for proposals (RFPs), and requests for information (RFIs) within the scientific, healthcare, and technology domains

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records on opportunities, proposals, and market research

  • Collaborate with business and operational units to align business development efforts with the organization’s overarching goals

  • Identify new market segments and opportunities

  • Build and deliver business and technical documentation presentations with various levels of technical detail suited for different target audiences

  • Engage with clients and Axle stakeholders to understand typical workflows, gather requirements, and incorporate solution based feedback

Benefits

  • 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for Employees

  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth

  • Paid Time Off (including Holidays)

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • 401k matching

  • Flexible Spending Accounts:

  • Healthcare (FSA)

  • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)

  • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)

  • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact:

                                              Email: careers@axleinfo.com

 

Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

#LI-TM1 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

Data Engineering – Data Quality

(ID: 2023-4522)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in
translational research, biomedical informatics, and data
science applications to research centers and healthcare
organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in
biomedical science, software engineering, and program
management, we focus on developing and applying research
tools and techniques to empower decision-making and
accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the
top research organizations and facilities in the country
including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of
Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Data Engineering – Data Quality to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) located in Rockville, MD.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:

    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

We are looking for a skilled and motivated Data Quality expert to lead the development of Real World Data (RWD) assets to support projects at the NIH.  The position will be based at Axle in Bethesda, Maryland, but functionally remote from US locations, with occasional travel annually. 

 

As a Data Scientist with concentration in Data Quality for the All of Us Research Program, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing systems to ensure the accuracy, completeness, reliability and study-readiness of the Center for Linkage and Acquisition of Data (CLAD) platform. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software developers, data engineers, data scientists, epidemiologists, and project managers to ensure the successful delivery of a scalable, secure, and efficient research platform.  Your role is key in providing up-front measures of database contents, missingness, variable quality and several other dimensions.  Creativity in your approach to digesting massive amounts of information and how you communicate those findings back to the CLAD community will be essential.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Produce criteria to evaluate improvements in the quality and scope of analyses of PPRL-linked Real World Data.

  • Design, implement, and maintain systems for checking and reporting on the quality of complex research databases, including assessment of missingness, validation of content and readiness for the application of statistical methods.

  • Perform end to end QA processes for research databases.

  • Maintain database dictionaries, schemas, diagrams and documentation. 

  • Work with internal and external collaborators to examine, transfer, and index data towards development of automated data processing pipelines. 

  • Understand the business issues and data challenges of enterprise Real World databases used for observational research.

  • Participate in all aspects of business analysis, testing, including functional, regression, integration, load and system testing.

  • Review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions.

  • Take the initiative to suggest new standards, implement new strategies, and take on special projects.

  • Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel.

  • Provide technical support and advice to Leads, PIs, technical staff and other engineering groups.

  • Keep aware of developments and trends in best practices for data quality analysis. 

 

Qualifications:

  • MS in computer science, (bio)statistics, informatics or similar quantitative degree preferred.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, information management, or similar.

  • At least 5 years of experience in data analysis.

  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages, including Python, R and SQL.

  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and tests.

  • Familiar with large claims and EHR databases

  • Knowledge of PPRL databases

  • Proven track record of working with real world clinical data.

  • Familiarity with medical coding systems (ICD, CPT, HCPCS, NDC, LOINC, SNOMED, etc.)

  • Exceptional analytical skills.

  • Advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of best practices in data analysis.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and
level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not
restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals
may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity
in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race,
gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation,
status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law
and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com