Schrödinger, Inc.
Portland, OR

Genomics Data Science Lead (Portland, OR)

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We're seeking a Genomics Data Science Lead to join us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods!
Our company aims to revolutionize drug design through the use of breakthrough computational methods. Schrödinger's powerful platform is transforming the discovery of novel therapeutics, and we're developing a strong preclinical pipeline and portfolio in multiple therapeutic areas, including oncology, immunology and neurology.
As a member of our Discovery Data Team you'll, drive maximized data utility through data warehousing, data curation, and data visualization across a variety of team. Through integrating large-scale public and internal data resources, you'll promote data democratization and governance throughout the full discovery operation
Who will love this job:
  • A capable collaborator who enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and experience
  • A motivated data scientist who enjoys the challenges in managing and visualizing *omic big-data to empower data-driven decision making in research works
  • A passionate data scientist who wants to work with a group of similarly-minded colleagues to make a difference in delivering innovative medicines
  • An excellent verbal and written communicator

What you'll do:
  • Spearhead the development and execution of data science strategy to support genomic and genetic data management, data analysis, and data visualization in preclinical and clinical space
  • Lead internal team and external collaborators to automate business processes around data acquisition and ingestion.
  • Work with data architects and scientists to design and build software solutions to facilitate data access and analysis, especially NGS datasets
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in Computational Biology, Enterprise Informatics, and IT to directly understand scientific needs and integrate data into a cohesive landscape
  • Mentor junior data scientists in genomic-specific data curation best practises

What you should have:
  • A PhD in Data Science, bioinformatics, or a related field, or an MS with at least six years of relevant working experience (previous working experience in the drug development industry is preferred)
  • Working understanding of the complexity of genomic data structure and data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a wide range of R&D data in preclinical, translational, biomarker studies (genomics, genetics, proteomics, etc.), including data curation, integration, and visualization.
  • Experience with ontology dictionary development and semantic analysis in data integration and normalization is a plus

Pay and perks:
Schrödinger understands it's people that make a company great. Because of this, we're prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events.
We've been working remotely from across the world over the past few months because the health and safety of our employees is paramount. Nonetheless, we have kept Schrödinger's outstanding culture going through a series of online fitness classes, trivia nights, happy hours, and so much more.
Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!
As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.
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What are Schrödinger, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Schrödinger, Inc. Benefits Overview

We offer highly competitive compensation packages. Benefits include equity, bonuses, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending account, 4+ weeks vacation, tuition reimbursement and a flexible work environment.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to our regular paid time off, we also offer a week off during the last week of December. The past two years, in recognition of our employees' incredible efforts, we also offered a week off in August as a "Summer Break." Post-COVID, we've offered employees the ability to work remotely, put together weekly wellness programs (HIIT, yoga, Pilates, and more), and have truly considered some employees may need extra flexibility in their work hours. Management has also taken mental health courses to help employees deal with the unique challenges from this difficult time.

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