Knowledge Manager
Posted on 2/7/2023
Ginkgo Bioworks

501-1,000 employees

Biological engineering products developer
Company Overview
Ginkgo Bioworks’ mission is to make biology easier to engineer. The company designs custom microorganisms for customers across multiple industries.
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Develop, support, and maintain cross-team documentation standards and develop training programs to ensure best practices are common across the team
  • Develop and manage training programs to ensure best practices across the team while using Ginkgo's platform and systems
  • Lead the documentation of Codebase's know-how from past and current programs, and make it available for future programs
  • Develop processes to collect project information and learnings in data repositories with accessible formats that enable reuse and to inform best practices; may include the identification of appropriate data management tools or designing a system in collaboration with Ginkgo digital tech product managers
  • Manage indicators related to the banking of valuable strains developed in Codebase programs
  • Act as a reference point and develop training programs for Ginkgo software related to knowledge management
  • Collaborate across the portfolio and assist Codebase senior management in developing strategies and processes for documentation
  • Lead the identification and implementation of good documentation practices for Electronic Lab Notebooks, and monitor/promote compliance to the best practices
Desired Qualifications
  • BS, MS or PhD in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, chemical or biological engineering or related field; additional degree or strong training background in library or information science
  • At least 2 years of recent industrial experience using and managing knowledge and data capture tools in the biological sciences; these may include, but are not limited to Electronic Lab Notebooks, Wiki pages and database management systems
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new data and knowledge infrastructure to support rapidly expanding data sets and the ability to develop efficient tools for data retrieval
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills