Sr. Data Engineer

Seattle, WA
Mar 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Omeros is seeking an experienced Sr. Data Engineer to join the Commercial Strategy and Analytics team. This is a unique opportunity to help create a cutting-edge data analytics platform enabling data-driven decisions requires strong hands on technical and data architecture skills, business acumen, and the ability to execute a technical project alongside third parties and internal teams.

You'll need to have extensive experience building data warehouses and analytic solutions along with skills to analyze requirements and translate to technical solutions. This role is a mix of architecture, coding and data analysis. It involves partnering with technical and functional groups to translate data needs and challenges into architecture and specifications for implementation teams with hands on support of the implementations.

This is a high-impact and hands-on role that serves as a key member of the team and collaborates across Commercial business users including Sales, Marketing, Market Access and Commercial Operations as well as vendor teams, and Corporate IT to deliver successful initiatives that drive business value.

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Commercial Strategy and Analytics Team!

Who is Omeros?

Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market as well as orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.

The company's drug product OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac injection) 1% / 0.3% is marketed in the U.S. for use during cataract surgery or intraocular lens (IOL) replacement to maintain pupil size by preventing intraoperative miosis (pupil constriction) and to reduce postoperative ocular pain. In the European Union, the European Commission has approved OMIDRIA for use in cataract surgery and other IOL replacement procedures to maintain mydriasis (pupil dilation), prevent miosis (pupil constriction), and to reduce postoperative eye pain.

Omeros has multiple Phase 3 and Phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on: complement-associated thrombotic microangiopathies; complement-mediated glomerulonephropathies; Huntington's disease and cognitive impairment; and addictive and compulsive disorders. In addition, Omeros has a diverse group of preclinical programs and a proprietary G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and corresponding compounds, a number of which are in preclinical development. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.

What are your job responsibilities?
  • Building incredibly valuable data sets that will be leveraged across Omeros
  • Creatively exploring how to use data to continually add value and translate data questions into flexible methodologies that scale to answer broad problems across the organization
  • Analyzing requirements from business users, data, etc. and translating into architecture and specifications including business logic for technical teams
  • Providing support and potentially hands on roles through the development cycle, resolving technical roadblocks, clarifying business rules, testing, and validating
  • Managing technical vendors to realize project goals related to data, reporting and visualization
  • Based on the understanding of data and business rules, specifying automated data quality controls with the end goal of providing accurate data to the business
  • Documenting and updating core technical processes and logic
  • Proactively generating ideas to solve near term business problems, while keeping an eye on the long-term objectives
  • Acting as a bridge between the data and the commercial business, enabling insights that can empower better decision-making
  • Being comfortable outside your comfort zone, you'll explore new technology, making your own tool, or finding a new way to address an old problem
You'll need to have a BS or BA in an analytic field with a minimum of 7+ years of experience in BI, Data Warehousing and Visualization.

Desired experience we are seeking includes:
  • Technical background in data with a deep understanding of issues in multiple areas such as data management/warehouse, data analysis, query processing, data mining, machine learning and operational excellence of production systems
  • Exposure to syndicated pharmaceutical datasets is preferred
What skills and knowledge does our ideal candidate have?
  • Expert level SQL skills
  • Proficient in BI, Data Warehouse, Python or Scala, AWS and visualization tools (Tableau or similar)
  • Knowledge of coding techniques in SAS (or R or Python), SQL and VBA; advanced Excel skills
  • Comfortable with reporting production and automation techniques
  • Hands-on and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
  • Ability to quickly translate thoughts into reality and lead discussions with technical teams as well as business partners
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with technical and functional groups
  • Strong communication skills
If you have the skills, knowledge and experience we are looking for, we'd love to hear from you!

Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000.