Principal Informatics Data Engineer
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Posted on: November 25, 2022
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision -
transforming patients' lives through science. -In oncology,
hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the
most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our
passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive
meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we
pioneer. Join us and make a difference.
Bristol Myers Squibb seeks a hardworking individual to contribute
to groundbreaking informatics and data management initiatives in
Research and Early Development (R/ED). This hands-on role
interfaces closely with scientists in the Chemistry and Informatics
and Predictive Sciences groups working to identify novel therapies.
We are seeking an individual with extensive experience integrating
data and building data solutions to make data accessible and
relevant for the R/ED community. This role can be remote.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the
Work with multi-functional teams to design and build a cloud-based,
integrated data platform to facilitate the identification of novel
therapeutic compounds with machine learning.
Design and develop an ETL infrastructure and processes to load
public and proprietary data from multiple source systems using
languages and frameworks such as Python, R, Docker, Airflow, Glue,
Lead the design and implementation of an AWS based data storage and
integration platform that may include relational, NoSQL and graph
Collaborate with analysts to identify machine learning use cases
enabled through integration and delivery of complex biologic
Collaborate with the project manager, solution architect,
infrastructure team, and external vendors as needed to support
successful delivery of technical solutions.
Experience and Education Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of
academic / industry experience or Master's Degree with 6+ years of
academic / industry experience or PhD with 3+ years of academic /
industry experience in an engineering or biology field.
Demonstrated high proficiency with current software engineering
methodologies, such as Agile SDLC approaches, distributed source
code control, project management, issue tracking, and CI/CD tools
Excellent skills in an object-oriented programming language such as
Python or Java, and proficiency in SQL and R.
High degree of proficiency in cloud computing. Preference will be
given to candidates with AWS experience.
Solid understanding of container strategies such as Docker,
Fargate, ECS, and ECR.
Excellent skills and deep knowledge of databases such as Postgres,
Elasticsearch, Redshift, and Aurora, including distributed database
design, SQL vs. NoSQL, and database optimizations
Proficiency with predictive modeling approaches and/or preparing
data for predictive modeling is preferred.
Proficiency processing and/or analyzing large public or proprietary
biological patient and assay datasets including transcriptomic,
proteomic, and small molecule datasets is preferred.
Experience developing user applications in frameworks like Shiny,
React, etc. is a plus.
Along with programming proficiency, must have a strong capacity for
independent thinking and the ability to grasp underlying biological
Must be effective in a dynamic environment while adapting to
changing priorities and have excellent written and verbal
communication and presentation skills.
Must have excellent time management and interpersonal skills.
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the
lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our
individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive
culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency,
accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest
potential of each of our colleagues.
Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and
flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of
competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our
employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work
and in their personal lives.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the
field is an essential job function of this role which the Company
deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee
well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and
communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and
workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an
approved request for a medical or religious reasonable
accommodation. - Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role
located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have
already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19
vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and
condition of employment. - This requirement is subject to state and
local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees
working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement
is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining
representatives in the U.S.
Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities
can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable
workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.
Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to
accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in
completing this application or if you are applying to a role based
in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to
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