Informatics Engineer at Fulcrum Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US

Essential Areas of Responsibility

Fulcrum is seeking an Informatics Engineer to (1) implement and manage lab informatics software applications utilized across research teams and (2) build and sustain custom software in the Computational Biology group. Lab informatics includes applications such as GeneData, Dotmatics, LIMS-biorepository systems, cheminformatics tools, and relational databases. Working closely with the IT/Operations and Molecular Sciences groups at Fulcrum, this individual will manage these applications on the cloud in a secure manner, serve as the point of contact with application vendors, organize training, and operate on an efficient budget. Custom software development within Computational Biology will be focused on, but not limited to, molecular profiling pipelines.


  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline and/or molecular biology, chemistry with appropriate informatics experience
  • 1+ years of experience managing and implementing informatics and IT solutions, preferably in a biotech or pharma environment
  • Significant coding/development experience in a modern OOP language (i.e. Python)
  • Experience with Linux, Windows command line admin tools (i.e. bash)
  • Experience with cloud computing (i.e. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Experience in successfully implementing, utilizing and leveraging outsourcing and vendor strategies
  • Practical understanding of relational database design and development
  • Excellent communication skills and customer-focus
  • Written and spoken fluency in English
  • Team player comfortable in a fast-moving startup environment
  • Evidence of maturity and a “can do” spirit