Pieris Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PIRS) is a publicly-traded, clinical-stage biotechnology company with operations in Germany and the United States. Pieris specializes in the discovery and development of Anticalin® protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases, immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment, and a half-life-optimized Anticalin protein to treat anemia. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. 

Our vision at Pieris is to build a fully integrated and fully digital research and development engine to translate science into new treatments. Building a new data infrastructure, seamless automated data flows and state-of-the-art data sciences is a top priority at our company today. To execute on this strategy, Pieris is looking for a

Data Manager (m/f/d)

Your Tasks:

  • Building and maintaining the IDBS database solution across departments (EWB advanced and Inventory module)
  • Configuring dynamic templates, workflows and underlying data models for the integration of the entire Pieris platform
  • Power-User and Go-to-person for all questions related to structured data, data integrity and data retrieval
  • Coordinating the work of external consultants
  • Development support and maintenance of in-house analysis/reformatting tools (PY-scripts)
  • Configuration/automation of modern liquid handler systems across departments and embedding them in automated data flows

Our Requirements:

  • University degree in life/computer science or related areas (bioinformatics, biology, biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology)
  • 3+ years of experience in relational database configuration and maintenance (e.g. IDBS, Access, SQL)
  • Solid understanding on data capture, data governance and integrity
  • Expertise in configuring/automating modern liquid handler robotics
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Programming skills and/or affinity to Molecular Dynamics is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Reliable and flexible team player
We are a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 130 employees at our sites in Freising (Greater Munich Area) and Boston (USA). We work in flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and offer a working environment characterized by cooperation and innovation. Each of our employees participates in a bonus program based on the achievement of individual and company-wide goals. In addition, we offer each employee the opportunity to participate in a stock savings plan and a stock option program that allows employees to benefit directly from the company's success.
Numerous social benefits such as additional employer-financed company health insurance, free drinks, fruit baskets etc. as well as a bright, friendly and ultra-modern working environment with excellent technical equipment in our new company building in Hallbergmoos (from January 2020) round off our overall package. Creative employee events take place several times a year, as team spirit is essential for us. The joint creation of an innovative and participative corporate culture is an important concern for us.