LabWare Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Administrator

September 11, 2019
Houston, TX
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Job Title: LabWare Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Administrator

Job Role Summary

The LabWare Administrator role encompasses many aspects of sample management, analysis configuration, and overall lab documentation management.  Instrument calibrations, chemical management, and on-site/virtual training are other key responsibilities in this role.  Maintenance support, design & build, updating existing data and adding new data points while updating business and user documentation are other key responsibilities.  This position is expected to provide leadership to support LabWare LIMS and continue to improve the application to support the business and laboratory needs.

Seeking an individual who has experience managing an application and supporting multiple users across various sites.  Communication, organization and initiative are key skills needed for this role.

Role will require incumbent to engage with Laboratory Operations to assess the overall business process and provide solutions or enhancements to make the LabWare system more efficient. Individual should be able to enhance LabWare for business processes and related initiatives.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure on-time and in-scope implementation of enhancements to system
  • Provide end-user support
  • Provide first level diagnostic of incidents and support end users
  • Coordinate with IT on application sustainment and incident resolution
  • Collaborate with IT to provide continued application enhancements while increasing customer experience
  • Translate customer needs and requirements into application solutions
  • Assisting with systems integrations
  • Interact with LIMS vendor to provide solutions to complex problems
  • Responsible for master data management
  • Create data queries against database
  • Create reports using Crystal Reports
  • Create/Update documentation

Expected Level of Proficiency


  • Prior experience with LabWare LIMS or other LIMS system
  • Sample management experience
  • Lab experience or other application support for laboratory research is preferable
  • Prior experience administering application(s) in the oil & gas industry (preferably upstream oil & gas)
  • Business support analyst, senior application analyst or other IT related experience is preferred
  • Bachelor degree or IT (technical degree) in Computer Science, Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry or related discipline) preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in use/administration of LabWare LIMS

Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • At least one year of  Crystal Reports experience
  • Working knowledge of LIMS Basic, Crystal Reports, Chemistry, Laboratory Research Environments, application support
  • Coding experience desired
  • Hands on experience with database standards and end user applications
  • Board knowledge of software containers
  • Familiarity with programming languages API
  • General knowledge of cloud computing
  • Experience with data backup, recovery, security and integrity

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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