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Data Engineer

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Oct 9, 2022

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Are you seeking an opportunity where you can grow your contributions to scientific strategy and accelerate Pharmaceutical Research and Development? If so, this Data Engineer role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.

We are looking for a Data Engineer who is excited in making an impact in patients' quality of life. You will join our team to develop solutions for collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing huge sets of small molecule-protein interaction data. The primary focus of this job will be on choosing methods to use for these purposes, then implementing, maintaining, and monitoring these solutions over their full life cycle. You will be responsible for integrating these methods with the information architecture used across the company. You will also support legacy system and maintain the current user interface as you help define and develop the next generation solutions.

The role provides an exciting opportunity to transform our data collection and storage infrastructure. You will be embedded in the Encoded Library Technology (ELT)* Scientific Computing team, working with biologists, chemists and data scientists who are passionate about advancing the ELT technology. You will also have the opportunity to interface and collaborate with analysts and engineers in the GSK AI/ML groups, R&D infrastructure, and computational chemistry/biology teams.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to progress YOUR career. Your responsibilities include some of the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Selecting and integrating in-house software packages with Big Data tools and frameworks.
  • Creating, documenting and maintaining custom software solutions for the analysis of affinity selection results.
  • Implementing Extract Transform Load (ETL) process for Encoded Library Technology assay data.
  • Monitoring pipeline performance and advising on any necessary infrastructure changes.
  • Maintaining existing user interface and help defining and implementing the next generation user interface that enables scientists to track data and perform simple analysis.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Analytics or similar discipline.
  • 2+ years professional software engineering experience.
  • Experience with Linux and Python programming.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing, documenting and maintaining data or analytic pipelines.
  • Ability to translate requirements into technical specifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex concepts to chemists, biologists and data scientists
  • Experience with database design & data modeling
  • Experience with C# and WinForms
  • Experience with Web application development such as Java script and NodeJS framework
  • Prior bioscience software experience

Why GSK?

Uniting science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culturethat is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing . So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​



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