Job Description

LIMS Developer (Dublin, Ireland)

Accenture Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotechnology, med-tech, distribution and consumer health sectors rethink, reshape and restructure for better patient outcomes. Our global ASIS (Scientific Informatics Services) teams lead out on the tools and technologies that drive this innovation; they revolutionize scientific & laboratory processes and partner with our clients to deliver enterprise-level scientific and laboratory informatics software development and deployment projects.


To support our growing client base across Europe, we are establishing a new Irish-based team of LIMS Developers, ELN Developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers with Laboratory & Scientific Informatics backgrounds to help us build new tools & technologies that truly connect a laboratory. This a rare opportunity to join a global team that is focused on making an impact and changing the lives of people everywhere!


If you have a Scientific background, 3+ years’ experience in a highly regulated laboratory environment, laboratory informatics with programming experience in C# and/or Java, a natural curiosity, a drive and a desire to make a difference in people's lives, we would love to hear from you!


Working within a growing global team of Scientific & Informatics Experts, you will –

  • Perform configuration of laboratory informatics systems and develop complex software functionality under the mentorship of a team of Scientific Informatics Systems Experts
  • Develop simple software functionality and simple reports (fixed format)
  • Write and Perform Unit Tests, periodic status / progress reports
  • Perform more complex configurations of laboratory information systems
  • Write basic SQL queries using relational database concepts and schema design principles
  • Integrate laboratory instruments with scientific software packages
  • Participate in peer reviews of code for coding standards, methodologies and best-in-class practices, functionality, error handling, etc.
  • Develop more complex and dynamic reports
  • Break complex processes into smaller achievable pieces
  • Lead and mentor Junior BA-Developers
  • Integrate scientific applications with other scientific or non-scientific applications
  • Take leading role in requirements analysis process with client partners
  • Transform client requirements into design solutions
  • Develop complex algorithms and software designs
  • Design and Develop reusable utility / library software
  • Perform simple database optimization

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Qualifications and Background

  • Strong academic credentials (excellent undergraduate degree - preferably Science-related) and a real passion for continuous learning and development of your software and informatics skills and knowledge
  • 3 - 5 years software development experience in Laboratory Informatics projects
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience working in highly-regulated environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong logical / analytical thinking
  • Strong problem-solving skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Consulting experience with a demonstrable record of increased responsibility and technical competence

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad variety of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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