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Sr IT Data Engineering Associate

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
Start date
Apr 12, 2024

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Sr IT Data Engineering Associate
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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.

Job Description

Gilead's mission is to discover, develop, and deliver therapies that will improve the lives of patients with life-threatening illnesses worldwide. Gilead Sciences is looking for a Sr IT Data Engineering Associate to join the General and Administration (G&A) Data & Analytics team. This is a critical role responsible for executing on high value data ingestion, providing technical review across all Gilead Sciences G&A Systems connectivity, and piloting new approaches to modernize our tech stack. The ideal candidate will have opinions on how Data Engineering should be implemented based on Data Mesh principles while being open minded to feedback from peers. There will be a strong component of “leading by example” as the team standardizes the way solutions are developed in general. This role will interface with cross-functional teams at Gilead Sciences, and key stakeholders. Communication of technical content to an audience of varied technical experience is important.

Specific duties, job functions:
  • Design, Develop and Optimize AWS services with AWS Cost Explorer, Performance Insights, and Well-Architected Tools.
  • Deliver data ingestion identified by Product owners.
  • Design data ingestions, including source data characteristics, destination data store requirements, and performance and scalability needs.
  • Participate in and lead code reviews focused on ensuring the code's correctness, efficiency, robustness, and readability.
  • Propose and advocate for development standards (patterns, processes, tools, etc.)
  • Manage implantation partner's resources and provide work instructions.

Basic Qualifications
  • BS in a technical discipline and 2+ years of building enterprise data platforms

  • HS diploma and 5 + years of building enterprise data platforms
  • Experience building data solutions using AWS services such as Appflow, Airflow, Redshift etc and Databricks.
  • Experience building developer documentation with tools like JIRA, Confluence and GitHub etc
  • Proficiency in Python OR proficiency with a similar language and familiarity with Python
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Experience deploying applications using Terraform or a similar tool.
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines using GitHub Actions or a similar tool
  • Proficiency in managing code as part of a team using GitHub
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Experience building data-driven unit test suites for data platforms
  • Experience modelling highly dimensional data

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the biotech industry, or another highly regulated industry
  • Experience with Starburst, ThoughtSpot, Tableau, or SpotFire
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design for data modelling

The salary range for this position is: $90,695.00 - $117,370.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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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.

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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.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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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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