Senior Data Scientist | BioTech

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Data Science

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  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

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  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones

Intelletec has partnered with a startup in the BioTech industry, founded by professors from Columbia University, & UCSF, they are combining biotechnology, neuroscience, robotics, and machine learning techniques to discover novel drugs for complex neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.

They are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to be part of the growing team, you will be at the heart of the drug discovery efforts. You will help build high-throughput data processing for microscopy images, neuron activity videos, genomics, and biochemical assays. The tech stack is primarily python in docker built atop the AWS cloud.

Candidates must have:

  • Demonstrable experience with data analysis and visualization on complex data sets 

  • BS/MS in a quantitative or biology field, e.g., computer science, bioengineering, biology, physics, math

  • Strong programming skills

  • Python fluency in scientific computing and analysis tools; pandas, NumPy, SciPy

You will have some of the following:

  • Experience with computer vision, supervised and unsupervised learning techniques, deep learning

  • Track record of working on challenging biological problems and manipulating biological data sets 

  • Experience with large-scale data extraction from SQL databases, or queryable distributed file systems

  • Familiarity with AWS

If you’re a creative and curious person with good programming skills and a passion for data analysis, you’d be a great fit!

On offer:

  • Competitive salary, benefits

  • Opportunities for professional growth in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced environment

  • Medical/dental/vision coverage

  • 401(k) and FSA plans, 

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Paid parental leave

  • Support for relevant training