Senior Data Scientist
Elucidata Delhi, India ₹12L – ₹18L Full Time Senior
About Elucidata

Our mission is to make data-driven understanding of disease , the default starting point in the drug discovery process. Our products & services further the understanding of the ways in which diseased cells are different from healthy ones. This understanding helps scientists discover new drugs in a more effective manner and complements the move towards personalization. 

Biological big data will outpace data generated by YouTube and Twitter by 10x in the next 7 yrs. Our platform Polly will enable scientists to process different kinds of biological data and generate insights from them to accelerate drug discovery. Polly is already being used at premier biopharma companies like Pfizer and Agios; and academic labs at Yale, MIT, Washington University.

We are looking for teammates who think out-of-the-box and are not satisfied with quick fixes or canned solutions to our industry’s most challenging problems. If you seek an intellectually stimulating environment where you can have a major impact on a critically important industry, we’d like to talk to you.

Job Description

Elucidata is seeking a data science enthusiast for the role of Senior Data Scientist. In this role, you will get the opportunity to apply your data science skills to solve complex biological problems, improve the understanding of biological systems and diseases and accelerate drug discovery.


Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze metabolomic, transcriptional, genomic and other kinds of biological data to derive relevant insights. 
  • Define and implement best practices in data science. 
  • Identify and solve internal data science bottlenecks. 
  • Interpretation of analysis results into actionable and biologically relevant insights. 
  • Design, develop and implement pre-product and prototype implementations using Python/R (or other similar languages/platforms). 
  • Communicate analysis to biologists and work with them to identify next steps. 
  • Publish and present research results in journals and conferences.

Requirements

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in Data Science, Machine Learning or related field. 
  • B.Tech or Masters in a Computer Science, Statistics, Computational Biology or related technical discipline. 
  • Proficient in a programming language used for data analysis such as Python or R. 
  • Hands-on experience applying computational algorithms and statistical methods to structured and unstructured big data. 
  • Deep understanding of basic statistical concepts and principles, such as regression and hypothesis testing. 
  • Extensive experience in data visualization, data mining and cleansing and machine learning. 
  • Demonstrated success in collaboration, and independent work. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill.


You might be a great cultural fit for Elucidata if..

  • You are a self-learner who wants to keep learning everyday. 
  • You regard your code as your craft that you want to keep honing. 
  • You like to work hard to solve big challenges and enjoy the process of breaking down a problem one blow at a time. 
  • You love science and can't stop being the geek at a party. Of course you party harder than everybody else there.

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