Data Scientist

Full time

Framingham, MA

The Data Scientist is a highly motivated and experienced individual who likes to work in a multi-disciplinary team. The Data Scientis will be instrumental in the analysis and interpretation of high-throughput molecular data. Additionally, the individual in this role should have solid Data Sciences background and be strongly goal-oriented with a focus on real-world impact.


  • Statistical and bioinformatics analyses of high-throughput molecular data
  • Interaction with internal and external collaborators to understand, design and develop the requested solutions
  • Development and execution of data analysis protocols to support the company’s discovery pipeline
  • Presentation of scientific results internally and externally
  • Preparation and submission of scientific manuscripts for review and publication
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Requires a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, or related field with a 1-3 years of experience;
  • Experience in the biotech, pharma and/or healthcare industry is a plus
  • Proficiency in R is required. Experience in Bioconductor is preferred
  • Experience in Linux and Big Data technologies
  • Proven experience in applying Data Science methodologies to extract, process and transform data from publicaly available sources (TCGA, GEO, DbGap, etc)
  • Proven ability to find creative and practical solutions to complex problems
  • Proven ability to deliver outputs in a comprehensive format that highlights major trends, avoid miss-interpretations and value the conclusions
  • Proven ability to demonstrate attention to detail and record keeping
  • Quick learner, extremely flexible and adaptable to the needs of internal collaborators in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to efficiently work on multiple projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience in working with NGS is a plus
  • Experience in Scala, C, Python and MySQL is a plus

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