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Biostatistics Data Engineer at Invitae (Remote)

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Biostatistics Data Engineer

SCHEDULE: Mon - Fri, traditional MST hours

Territory: Remote in US

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people! Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making clinical-grade genetic information affordable and accessible to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

This position is located within the biostatistics group. This group performs statistical analyses to support submissions of new NGS cancer assays to regulatory bodies for approval. This data engineering position will support the biostatistics team by helping to organize and automate data flowing from research and development teams to biostatisticians, and will collaborate with engineers/scientists in other groups and with IT to develop and support these workflows.

What you’ll do:
  • Convert and maintain existing statistical R or python code into standardized packages
  • Automate biostatistics code and processes via wrapper scripts or other technologies such as snakemaker
  • Test and maintain R studio and other biostatistics related enterprise-wide tools
  • Oversee and streamline internal biostatistics code repositories/AWS buckets in collaboration with AWS administrators, biostatisticians, data analysts, software engineers, and other stakeholders
  • Perform basic statistical analyses, data exploration/aggregation, and data visualization
  • Perform data curation, aggregation, and importing into S3 or RDMS as needed
  • Act as a liaison between the biostatistics group and system administrators especially as related to AWS technologies and services
  • Act as a liaison between the biostatistics group with database administrators and database designers, including collaborating on the design of efficient biostatistics specific SQL queries, materialized views, and data tables

What you bring: 

  • BS with 5 years of experience, or MS with 2 years of experience, in one of the following fields: Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Math, or Physics (or equivalent)
  • Proficiency with all of the following are required:
  • R
  • Python
  • Bash/Shell scripts
  • SQL, including programmatically accessing RDMS / Files such as Postgres, Snowflake and AWS s3 buckets either directly or via APIs
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following is required:
  • AWS services such as EC, S3, Athena, GLUE, Lambda function, and/or SAGEMAKER and RDMS database tools/systems such as Postgres and Snowflake, and BI tools such as Tableau
  • Familiarity with docker or similar technologies
  • Familiarity with ETL and data warehousing principles as pertains to analytics and/or BI reporting

Preferred (not required) skills: 

  • Familiarity with life sciences, especially genomics/biomarkers, and/or bioinformatics as applied in NGS

Please apply even if you don’t meet all of the “What you bring” requirements noted. It’s rare that someone checks every single item, it’s ok, we encourage you to apply anyways.

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At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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What are Invitae Perks + Benefits

Invitae Benefits Overview

At Invitae, our employees are the key to our continued success. Our culture is one of our most important strengths. A set of commitments we make to each other and to our customers to build a world-class organization in service of our mission. That is why Invitae proudly offers comprehensive perks and benefits program with choice and flexibility in mind.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

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