Biomedical Data Analyst

  • Healx
  • Cambridge, UK
  • 25/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Do you want to use your technical skills to help improve the lives of others?

At Healx , we are discovering treatments for the 350 million people that are affected by rare diseases. Healx is a fast-growing Cambridge UK Biotech, combining computational methods and deep pharmacology expertise to identify existing drugs that may treat rare diseases, enabling new treatments to be found at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional drug discovery.

As a Biomedical Data Analyst at Healx you will be joining a cross-disciplinary team of highly-skilled computational biologists, biocurators, machine learning data scientists, engineers and pharmacologists who are passionate about meeting urgent unmet medical needs through AI-powered drug discovery. You will be enabling our analytical workflows by designing data models to represent scientific entities, ingesting data and provisioning data assets optimised for the latest AI technologies.

Working fully on the cloud we aim to use the best available technologies to help us achieve our goals of AI powered drug discovery at scale. Every member of our team is encouraged to help us improve our technology and processes,

What you are doing now

You may be working as a Bioinformatician, Software Engineer or Data Manager in a biotech, pharmaceutical or research environment. The role at Healx will see you working with scientific users and ensuring the data they need is modelled correctly.

What you will be doing:
Working with scientists in a positive, collaborative environment to understand data needs, evaluate data sources and develop suitable models
Building production workflows to ingest and expose multiple structured and unstructured data sources
Supporting Healx AI drug discovery efforts by ensuring data sources are consistent, up to date and available

Essential requirements:
Commercial or service delivery experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical sector and working with biological data
Experienced Python or JavaScript programmer, familiar with relational and/or NoSQL databases

Previous experience of evaluating and introducing new technology
Ability to mentor and guide other team members in an agile environment
Exposure to graph data and related technology

Working at Healx

We offer a flexible, diverse and inclusive working environment that considers your individual needs and believes in maintaining a sustainable work-life balance. You will be welcomed by a team of colleagues with decades of accumulated experience in their areas of expertise, happy to help you develop your own skills in a highly collaborative environment and who are keen to provide guidance and support in your personal and career development plans.

Healx will provide you with support and guidance to help you do your best work and make an impact. We offer flexible working and believe in maintaining a sustainable work-life balance.

Please submit your CV and cover letter below. Applying by any other means may not be successful.

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