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Sr Research Scientist II - Bioinformatics - Protein Therapeutics

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Nov 13, 2022
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Sr Research Scientist II - Bioinformatics - Protein Therapeutics
United States - California - Foster City

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.

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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

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Job Description


We are seeking a motivated and experienced bioinformatics data scientist to take a lead role in providing data science and bioinformatics capabilities to enable Protein Therapeutics objectives. The position will be situated in Research Data Sciences and embedded within Protein Therapeutics, providing a unique opportunity to apply state-of-the-art data science methodologies and implement scalable analytical solutions to the design, discovery, and characterization of antibody-based therapeutics.

Essential Functions:
  • Develop computational analysis pipelines to analyze antibody sequences from in vivo and in vitro selections
  • Develop and apply analytical methods for antibody/protein design and developability engineering, utilizing large-scale NGS and other in-house and external data sources
  • Develop computational methods and implement interactive data visualization solutions to enable experimental multi-variate analysis and data-driven decision-making
  • Work side-by-side with scientists across PT functions to capture, aggregate, and visualize structured data to generate meaningful metrics and testable hypotheses
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with informatics and IT colleagues to evaluate and establish scalable and structured data science capabilities for Protein Therapeutics


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • Experienced in bioinformatics analysis and mining of large-scale antibody sequences
  • Knowledgeable in protein science and antibody discovery and engineering
  • Expertise in developing algorithms and applications for predictive modeling, pattern recognition, data mining and visualization of large-scale datasets.
  • A proactive and self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and scientific rigor, ability to work in a dynamic environment and manage multiple objectives in parallel and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to drive strategic solutions. Open minded and comfortable interacting with diverse expertise and personalities


Required Qualifications:
  • A PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, data science, physical science, or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience or MS with 10+ years of relevant experience. Industry experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency in R, Python, or C/C++ programming languages, shell scripting and command line tools
  • Proficiency in Linux environment, HPC and cloud computing

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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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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