Science Coordination & Community Engagement

Associate Biomedical Data Manager

Associate Biomedical Data Manager

We are seeking a Biomedical Data Manager  to work in a team environment to support data sharing for large biomedical communities. The work includes the harmonization, analysis, and sharing of biomedical data (e.g., omics, clinical, and imaging data) across various biomedical research institutions. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about the application of technology to enable open, collaborative, and reproducible biomedical research.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Working with a team of scientists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, and software developers at Sage to coordinate and manage resource and data sharing efforts among a large consortium of researchers
  • Facilitating data sharing across collaborating biomedical research labs by developing tools, writing documentation, curating data, and maintaining project web sites.
  • Assisting in the development of standards and protocols for storing, describing, and sharing heterogeneous data (including clinical, genomic, and imaging datasets) and tools
  • Developing use cases and requirements to inform the selection of data models and workflows for a variety of biomedical data types.
  • Assisting with the creation of dashboards, visualizations, and other resources for experimental and clinical biologists to explore and leverage data and analysis results
  • Interacting with collaborators to identify data management needs and respond to requests for data and programmatic support
  • Participating in meetings with various consortia members and being able to present findings


We’d love to hear from you if you have: 

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Engineering or related field, or Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of relevant job experience.
  • Experience working with large datasets, especially those generated by genomics and biomedical imaging technologies.
  • Proficiency in R or Python.
  • Familiarity with Linux shell scripting.
  • Experience with collaborative development and version control systems (e.g. git).
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies


About Sage Bionetworks

Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit biomedical research and technology development organization that was founded in Seattle in 2009. Our focus is to develop and apply open practices to data-driven research for the advancement of human health. Data-driven research has become an important component of biomedicine, but it’s not always easy to understand how to apply computational approaches appropriately or how to interpret their results. Sage believes open practices can help. Our interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers work together to provide researchers access to technology tools and scientific approaches to share data, benchmark methods, and explore collective insights, all backed by Sage’s gold-standard governance protocols and commitment to user-centered design. Sage is supported through a portfolio of competitive research grants, commercial partnerships, and philanthropic contributions.

Sage embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to pay parity and making our salary ranges available to all employees. We invite you to apply and we welcome a conversation. We are based in Seattle, WA, and collaborate broadly throughout the world.

This is an associate level position with a compensation range of $80,000 – $91,000. Actual compensation is dependent upon experience.