Data Engineer Intern

Raleigh, North Carolina
Dec 25, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Data Engineer Intern
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

At Gilead, the vision of the Enterprise Data and Analytics (Gilead ED&A) team is to elevate a data-driven culture and drive new revenue by treating data and analytics as an asset across the enterprise
Gilead ED&A is seeking intern developers to join their team in the Raleigh location. Gilead ED&A plays a key role in elevating a data-driven culture and drive new revenue by treating data and analytics as an asset across the enterprise”.
Reporting to an IT Director and working with a global team, you will design, code, and test new data pipelines. You will also be exposed to build automation, perform DevOps work, product documentation, and work with QA teams on defect resolution.
  • Work as part of an Agile team to understand feature requirements.
  • Design, code, and test data ingest pipelines.
  • Help to maintain, support, and optimize development environments to enable continuous software delivery.
  • Work with QA teams to resolve defects.
  • Contribute to product documentation.
  • Do appropriate education, planning, and follow-through to stay technically current
    This is a 3-month internship.

    Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

    A keen interest in Data Engineering disciplines:
  • Self-starter who learns new technologies quickly, can multi-task, and has strong problem-solving skills.
  • Kubernetes, docker knowledge
  • Programming skills (Java, Scala, Python)
  • Basic data modeling knowledge
  • Apache Spark knowledge is desirable
  • Airflow knowledge is desirable

  • Understanding for design, development, and testing with respect to Software Development.
  • Experience in the use of APIs desirable.
  • Works well in a team environment but is also able to work independently.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
    Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise: none
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    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

    Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.​

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster.



    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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