Data Scientist

Earli, Inc.
Redwood City, CA
May 09, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

About Earli 

The mission of the Biotechnology startup Earli Inc. is large and ambitious: to detect and then cure cancer at its earliest stages, effortlessly and pain free. In other words, ‘make cancer a benign experience’. The technology which grounds the company’s efforts ushers in a new era in “synthetic biomarkers” as a novel methodology to detect cancer and then subsequently localize and then treat the cancer.  The enabling technology utilizes “synthetic biomarkers” as a novel methodology to detect, localize and ultimately destroy cancer.   Founded by Sam Gambhir, Cyriac Roeding and David Suhy, the company is well funded by world-class entrepreneurs and venture capital firms. Earli, Inc. is currently based in Redwood City, California. 

Who You Are

  • You share our same sense of dedication, scientific passion and entrepreneurial spirit 
  • You work well in a fast-paced and extremely focused startup environment 
  • You are not only smart, but clever and constantly think outside the box 
  • You are able to make logical decisions in an instant when there is little time to evaluate 
  • You are a natural communicator and relationship builder 
  • You stay calm under high pressure and stress 
  • You have the ability to multi-task in a serious way, with an extreme attention to detail 
  • You become a representative of the core DNA of the company through who you are 

Earli, Inc. is currently seeking a high-caliber Data Scientist to contribute to join our Informatics team.

Your Primary Responsibilities

• Collaborate across the company to understand new and existing workflows within functional teams and across functional teams for information requirements gathering

• Design, develop and implement database schema design within Benchling to warehouse experimental and sample data

• Conceive or determine and implement standardized ontologies (industry or custom) with mapping terminology relevant to each respective functional team enabling cross functional data analysis and visualization

• Design, develop and implement Workflows and Templates within Benchling to streamline and track request and fulfillment within and between functional teams

• Assist with backfilling relevant legacy data into built Templates, Workflows, and schemas within Benchling

• Design, develop and implement data analytics and visualizations using Benchling Insights, Tableau, or Spotfire that integrate with Benchling warehoused data via API calls to expose trends and quickly identify bottlenecks, data QC, missing metadata

• Design, develop and implement cross study / experiment analytics and visualizations either within Benchling as Dashboard or externally leveraging a custom software appropriate for the functional team (e.g. DOE via JMP)

• Primary stakeholder that communicates findings from data analytics internally and trains users to leverage visualizations, reports, or API for meta-analyses from warehoused data

Your Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills

• Masters degree or equivalent industry experience within a relevant field

• Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience in database schema design, data clean, data analysis, and data visualization

• Understanding of biology concepts and terminology to enable rapid requirements gathering and design of schemas or ontologies; focus in one or more of oncology, drug delivery, medical imaging is a plus

• High degree of creativity and flexibility in use of tools and application of algorithms (such as machine learning) used for data science

• Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required

• Able to multi-task, manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively within a team

• Ability to think independently and fully integrate into a high achieving team environment

If interested in applying, please attach a CV or have a well-developed LinkedIn profile for us to be able to assess your background. 

We look forward to hearing from you!