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LabKey Engineering Specialist

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company
Bethesda, Maryland
Start date
Sep 2, 2022
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Job Details

We are currently searching for a LabKey Engineer Specialist to support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and is fully remote.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • The role will be responsible for developing and extending a clinical data repository and will entail:
    • Evaluating and implementing LabKey configurations to meet research and clinical laboratory requirements.
    • Architecting data structures to be amenable to user requirements.
    • Using APIs provided by off-the-shelf products to generate reports or present data to user interfaces.
    • Experiment with new technologies and systems and prototype solutions for potential integration into existing infrastructure.
    • Working within the developer team to share knowledge, collaboratively developing best practices.
    • Creating clinical data pipelines to import data from external systems via data staging servers and ETL processes.
    • Working with Stakeholders, Users, and Project Managers to meet NIH Project Goals and Milestones.
    • Administering LabKey systems, including management of deployments and configuration changes and contributing to system and configuration documentation.
    • Converting business requirements to LabKey technical requirements as well as communicating and working within a multi-disciplinary team of developers, analysts, and scientific subject matter experts.



  • B.S. or higher in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2+) years of experience with Git and code deployments to multiple environments and involving contributions of multiple team members.
  • Expert level knowledge of LabKey Server and proficiency with LabKey Sample Manager.
  • Experience creating, deploying, and supporting solutions using LabKey.
  • Experience with Extract-Transform-Load of data in a bioinformatics, biomedical, or clinical field.
  • Development of reports and dashboards through SQL queries.
  • Demonstrated experience extending the functionality of existing software and usage of APIs; ability to learn an existing body of code and extend it.
  • Developing code in an agile development team, documenting code, and tracking tasks.
  • Strong coding ability with Python and Linux/Unix shell scripting.




  • Experience developing solutions in other Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
  • Experience with biospecimen repositories.
  • Experience interacting with clinical data management systems and warehouses or REDCap.
  • Experience communicating with end users on software development projects.
  • Experience reviewing and editing Perl and Java code.
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and exposure to Agile or iterative software design practices.

The proposed salary range for this position is $100,000 to $120,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors such as geography, experience, certifications, etc.

Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.




Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. The Dovel Family of Companies combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. 

MSC has long supported Federal health organizations like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and applies deep understanding of missions, goals, and operations to discover and implement innovative approaches for streamlining and disseminating research efforts, enhancing knowledge sharing, and improving public health. 

Together, Dovel and MSC offer a diverse set of complex biomedical, scientific, and technology services, coupled with attentive and purpose-driven program management to serve mission critical organizations and drive meaningful change in the world.


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