30+ days ago


Dotmatics is a leading global scientific informatics software and services provider, delivering solutions tailored to the modern, highly collaborative and mobile scientific environments. The company provides solutions to several vertical markets, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academia, food and beverage, oil and gas, personal care and agrochemical industries.


Dotmatics’ enterprise solutions are flexible, scalable and configurable, providing effective scientific information management across entire organizations, from discovery research to development and early manufacturing. Dotmatics has significant expertise in scientific informatics, including database management for chemistry and biologics, electronic laboratory notebooks, chemical and biological registration, screening data management, SAR analysis, reporting, and visualization.


Learn more about Dotmatics here.


The role:

The primary role of the Delivery Department is to implement the Dotmatics Platform, a highly configurable web application. During a project, the application is developed into a solution to meet specific customer requirements by the project team. Often this work is done in parallel to an existing production environment into which the new configuration needs to be merged. The role of the Deployment Manager is to ensure that Delivery operates the transition from configuration to Go-Live and long-term support as effectively as possible.

In this role, you will work closely with colleagues in Delivery, Support and Product QA to ensure that deployment of the configured software to customers runs smoothly. You will manage a team of Quality Engineers who develop tests against configured environments and who may work with the delivery team to assist with the deployment. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining Quality Management processes related to the deployment phase of delivery.

The successful applicant will report to the European Head of Delivery and manage staff located in Europe. 

  • Manage a team of Quality / Functional Test Engineers
  • Establish and develop best-practice in all areas of the Deployment phase, including multi-environment usage, configuration migration, functional testing of configured software, handover to support
  • Work effectively within a team across the organization
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in a Science, Computer Science or Mathematics desirable
  • >6 years of industrial or informatics experience in Solutions Delivery (especially SaaS), Software Release/Deployment Management and/or Quality Assurance, ideally in a leadership capacity and with GxP environments
  • Excellent understanding of best practice in software deployment and environment change control
  • Knowledge of database, data/information management, web architectures, continuous delivery/deployment, desirable
  • Appreciation of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, functional and non-functional testing applied to configured software
  • Familiar with JIRA project management software desirable
  • Motivated and ambitious self-starter who will drive internal Quality initiatives
  • A strong desire to learn and build on existing skills and develop those in your team
  • ISTQB CTFL / CTAL certificate highly desirable


The office location for this role is Bishops Stortford (CM23 2ND). This office is currently closed due to the coronavirus situation. This and all other Dotmatics’ roles are now fully remote working. When the office re-opens, this role will include office working to collaborate with colleagues. There are regular trains from London Liverpool Street and Cambridge to Bishops Stortford.

Source: Dotmatics Ltd.