Senior Scientist/Scientist, Data Science

Location
Seattle, WA
Posted
Oct 04, 2021
Ref
REQ-03848
Hotbed
BioForest
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

Just-Evotec Biologics  is seeking a highly motivated and creative data scientist that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The position will support development and application of models, visualizations, and processing systems for large scale data analysis across the entire biotherapeutic development pipeline but with a focus on discovery and antibody molecular design. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of machine learning and statistical methods, aid in design and utilization of diverse structured data sources, and work closely with other scientists to develop methods based on data analysis to improve biotherapeutic development. The successful candidate must also possess strong communication and collaboration skills, a desire to learn new scientific concepts and domains, and an ability to work directly with scientific staff across multiple disciplines.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and in teams to develop and/or implement large scale data handling and analysis systems
  • Apply appropriate statistical and machine learning methods to the analysis of large data sets and develop novel methods when needed
  • Work with data engineers to develop pipelines that integrate data from various scientific and laboratory sources into databases and related data management systems
  • Demonstrate good planning and project execution skills
  • Stay abreast of current literature and tools as related to data science and its application to biotherapeutic development
  • Clearly and concisely interpret and present data
  • Independently draft technical reports, assessments, and publications
  • Collaborate and build constructive relationships throughout Just

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent experience in data science, engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, or related field, with a data science focus
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and methods development
  • Demonstrated experience in physical science domain (chemistry, biology)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Biotherapeutic or molecular engineering experience
  • Experience with one or more data science toolsets (e.g. scikit learn, tensorflow, pytorch)
  • Algorithm development experience
  • Scientific data visualization experience
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Python, Java, and R
  • Familiarity with relational databases, SQL, LabKey, and typical raw data exchange formats
  • High-performance computing (HPC) experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate results
  • Strong focus on quality and attention to detail with effective task/time management organizational skills

    About Just – Evotec Biologics

    Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 200+ employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area.

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