Paramount Recruitment

+44 (0)121 616 3460

+44 (0)121 616 3460

+1 833 455 3043

+1 833 455 3043

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Principal Data Engineer

Data Engineer

One of the global top 20 pharmaceutical companies is looking for a Data Engineer.
The company’s ultimate goal is to drive faster and improved decision making in order to identify impactful first-in-class therapies for patients.
They are accelerating and incubating the digital transformation of the Innovation Unit through cutting edge digital sciences.

As Data Engineer you are accountable for enabling the transformation of data into insights. Fully leveraging your expertise in pharmacology research and data management you will contribute to the ingestion and the maintenance of data necessary for driving approaches towards developing the next generation of high impact medicines.

Tasks & responsibilities
*Establishing and maintaining sustainable and comprehensive data assets according to the FAIR principles.
*Making data assets available to therapeutic areas and data scientists within the Innovation Unit (IU).
*Identifying, validating and exploiting new external data sources provided by academic and commercial partners.
*Contributing to the development of data analysis- and visualization platforms.
*Enableing cross-functional linking of data concepts, vocabularies and taxonomies to ensure a seamless connection of data from different areas.

*PhD in biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, information sciences or a related field.
*Understanding of data domains that are relevant for pre-clinical and clinical drug discovery and development.
*Profound understanding of data integration- and management concepts like e.g. semantic data integration or FAIR principles.
*Familiarity with IT data infrastructure concepts like data lake and/or graph data bases.
*Experience with programming- and query languages like Python, Java, SQL and SPARQL.

The company’s focus is on the research and development, as well as the manufacturing and marketing of new therapeutics that will improve patients’ treatments.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive starting salary and benefits, including a car, holidays, an attractive pension scheme and annually paid bonus. In addition to this package, the company will also support you in the case of relocation, to make the start into your new role as comfortable as possible.
If you are interested, please contact me on +44 121 6163 404 for more information or contact me via e-mail:

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Job Reference: SD/DE/JK/LM_1605183287

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