• Novartis
  • $111,340.00 -202,650.00/year*
  • Cambridge , MA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Auburn St

Job Description

750 million. That s how many lives our products touch!

NIBR Oncology is seeking an experienced software/data engineer to drive the development of world-class solutions to support our research & translational efforts. Your work would directly accelerate research to bring new, life-saving products to the clinic.

Your first project would be focused on building the data catalog for research/preclinical data in NIBR Oncology, including marshalling, transforming, and visualization of both internal and publicly available data for bioinformaticians and scientists. You would have opportunities to create and refactor the preclinical tool/data landscape to realize this vision. Ultimately your efforts would impact the generation of exciting new scientific hypotheses.

Responsibilities:
Work as a member of an agile cross functional team to deliver data pipelines and software projects to enhance the integration, management and visualization of a range of different research results and genomics datasets.
Collaborate with bioinformaticians & other stakeholders to leverage their understanding of the data and the needs of the scientific community.
Collaborate with the wider informatics community to understand the enterprise services which can be leveraged to support our solutions.
Adopt and improve on the strong engineering practices followed by the team.
Actively participate in agile work practices to frequently deliver high quality software/solutions.
Deliver clear, maintainable, and well-tested software in a timely manner.
Leverage your expertise to provide feedback and mentoring to other team members.
Embrace a growth mindset; Seek out and create learning opportunities, including through those revealed by setbacks and failures as well as successes.

EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

Desirable Requirements:
B.S./M.S. in computer science.
2+ years of experience designing and delivering applications & tools
Strong programming skills in Java, Python or JavaScript.
Practical experience and passion for agile software development practices.
Knowledge of build systems and version control systems such as Git.
Knowledge of cloud environments, ideally AWS. Understanding of services and architectural patterns to build scalable/high performance applications.
Familiarity with database technology and SQL
Proficient with a modern front end frameworks such as React, Angular, etc.
Exposure to bioinformatics & data science is a plus

Why consider Novartis?
750 million. That s how many lives our products touch. And while we re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
Associated topics: data architect, data engineer, data integrity, data manager, data quality, data scientist, data warehousing, mongo database, sql, sybase

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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