Data Engineer
Cambridge, MA 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
Site Name: USA - Massachusetts - Cambridge
Posted Date: Jun 13 2024

Hybrid role at Cambridge Park Drive, MA - requires 2-3 days on-site per week.

We are seeking a Software Engineer/Data Engineer who is passionate about improving patients' quality of life. The successful candidate will join our team to create solutions for collecting, storing, automating processes, and analyzing extensive sets of small molecule-protein interaction data. The primary focus will be on selecting optimal methods for these tasks, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring these solutions throughout their lifecycle, and integrating these methods with the company-wide information architecture. The role also involves supporting legacy systems, maintaining the current user interface, and helping to define and develop next-generation solutions on the Cloud platform.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to revolutionize our data collection and storage infrastructure. You will be an integral part of the Encoded Technology (ET) Scientific Computing team, collaborating with biologists, chemists, and data scientists who are dedicated to advancing ET technology. You will also have the chance to interface and collaborate with analysts and engineers in the GSK AI/ML groups, R&D infrastructure, and computational chemistry/biology teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Select and integrate in-house software packages with Big Data tools and frameworks.

  • Create, document, and maintain custom software solutions for the analysis of affinity selection results.

  • Implement Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes for Encoded Technology assay data.

  • Monitor pipeline performance and advise on any necessary infrastructure changes.

  • Maintain the existing user interface and help define and implement the next generation user interface that enables scientists to track data and perform simple analysis.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Data Engineering, or a similar discipline.

  • 2+ years of professional software engineering experience.

  • Experience with Linux and Python programming.

  • Experience with Cloud platform.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Experience implementing, documenting, and maintaining data and automated analytic pipelines.

  • Demonstrated ability to translate requirements into technical specifications.

  • Experience working with large data sets, and performance and query optimization.

  • Experience with database design & data modeling.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate complex concepts to chemists, biologists, and data scientists.

  • Skills: Python3, C++, Shell Script, SQL, Google Cloud Platform using Big Query, Cloud Run, Cloud Function, Dataflow and Dataform, Nextflow, High Power Computing (HPC), Slurm, Github, Docker.


Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.

Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it's also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves - feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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