As a Data scientist you will support data analyses efforts across company departments. Specifically, you will develop and apply cutting-edge machine learning methods to analyze biological datasets to help develop novel insights towards discovering novel medical therapies.
Work with computational biology and systems immunology teams to analyze biological datasets
by developing, optimizing and implementing machine learning (ML) models, applied to scale
Implement metrics to verify model and algorithm effectiveness
Automate model training, testing and deployment and ensure proper code documentation
Keep up with emerging trends in ML, Deep Learning (DL) and Natural Language Processing
Produce reports and presentations and reports to the leadership of the computational biology and systems immunology teams
Support the computational biology and systems immunology teams in developing analytical tools for the interrogation and management of clinical and non-clinical datasets
MS or PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, statistics, physics, engineering or a related
Proven work experience in developing and applying ML algorithms to high-dimensional datasets
Good understanding of ML fundamentals, modern ML libraries, DL and NLP techniques and
working knowledge of bioinformatics and biological concepts
Proficient in Python and/or R scripting
Expertise in ML/DL frameworks like Pytorch, TensorFlow, Keras, Scikit-learn/Caret
Demonstrated ability to write high-quality, production-ready code
Experience with version control systems like GIT
Self-motivated, organized, goal oriented, team player focused on a career in biotech
Demonstrated ability to adhere to and follow defined timelines, milestone, and objectives
Able to deal with uncertainty and solve problems creatively and independently with solid judgement
Experience with biological datasets (single-cell or bulk RNAseq, DNA, next-generation sequencing) is highly desirable
Experience with cloud computing (e.g. AWS)
Experience with relational databases and SQL
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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