Contract - Data Science Programmer

San Francisco, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary:

Under the direction of informatics leadership, develop software tools to facilitate research activities and data management best practices. You will work with team members and end users to understand research data and develop tools to extract data and import into database. We are looking for an energetic developer who is curious about the application of his/her knowledge in computer science, biology, chemistry & mathematics to streamlining drug discovery research operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write computer programs to extract data from MS Word, pdf or text files, and import into Oracle database
  • Investigate duplicated data entries and other database data quality issues, and develop methods to correct them
  • Create data analytics metrics for database entries
  • Create dashboard for Assay/Study repository across projects, users, protocols
  • Write data analysis libraries in Python and R
  • Extract data and load data into electronic data capture (EDC) systems


  • Proficient in two or more computer programming languages e.g. Python, R and Java
  • Good training in Statistics, advanced mathematics and computer science data structures
  • Skills with statistical analysis of various research data
  • Ability to code in Python and/or R to analyze research data
  • Familiar with relational databases, such as Oracle and MySQL
  • Good communication, personal and organization skills
  • At least three years college education in a STEM major from accredited university with computer programming experience and skills in statistical analysis