Tech Lead, Science Tools
BenchSci
Toronto, ON, CA
3d ago
source : PostJobFree

Here at BenchSci, our mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research.We do so by empowering scientists with the world’s most advanced biomedical artificial intelligence so they can run more successful experiments.

We’re backed by F-Prime and Google’s Gradient Ventures, and we’re growing!We are currently seeking a Tech Lead to join our Science Tools Team.

You will be charged to oversee and execute the technical aspects for BenchSci Science Tools a self-serve and enablement system for the entire organization to manage the life science data assets.

You are responsible for harnessing the power of the team to effectively deliver value to both of our customers and stakeholders through sound technical decisions and design.

What you’ll do : Lead the technical aspects for BenchSci Science ToolsChart the development of the tooling technology with scientists, engineers and researchers to ensure the functionalities fit their day-to-day workflowsPlan, execute and deliver quality technical deliverables in a timely mannerGive presentations to various audiences, both technical and non-technicalScale a highly adaptive ingestion framework to handle heterogeneous data formats from external sources.

Coach and mentor team members to continuously improve and acquire new technical skills.Who we’re looking for : 5+ years working as a professional fullstack developerBackground in Life ScienceExperience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or XPExperience with application development frameworks such as React.

js, Spring or AngularExperience with Microservices Architecture, API development and Reactive principlesExperience with database design, secure authentication / authorization patterns and RDBMS performance tuningExperience with cloud reference architectures and implementing standard data processing patterns on the cloudExperience with Kubernetes in productionYou have strong cross-team communication and collaboration skillsA team player who strives to see teammates succeed togetherBonus points for : Experience in PythonExperience in Spark 2.

x, Dataset / DataFrame API and performance tuningExperience with other data paradigms such as NoDB, NoSQL, Documents, Graphs and understand the trade-offs when modeling with themExperience with Airflow or other workflow management systems in a distributed setupFull-timeAbout BenchSci With a 50% failure rate, inappropriate antibodies waste millions of research dollars and delay novel therapies by months.

BenchSci’s AI solves this problem by continuously reading biomedical papers like a PhD biologist to understand which antibodies have been successfully used in which experiments.

Unlike traditional antibody search tools, BenchSci uses comprehensive data, proprietary machine learning models, sophisticated bioinformatics and ontologies, proprietary image recognition technology, and a unique interface to increase confidence in antibody selection.

This reduces the cost of research and increases its impact for over 31,000 scientists at more than 3,600 academic institutions and 15 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies that trust BenchSci to guide their experiment design.

Here at BenchSci, these are our core values : Focused : We focus on what will drive the greatest impact at all times. Advancement : We believe in continuous growth, and discovering new ways to do things better.

This applies to our product and business, but also to ourselves. Speed : We recognize that without a sense of urgency, our team, our product and our mission lose their value.

Tenacity : What we’re trying to do isn’t easy, but we hire the best people, and give them the autonomy, tools, and resources to succeed.

The hard work is up to them. Transparency : We believe that sharing diverse ideas and information creates strong teams. Our success stems from research, collaboration, feedback, and trust.

BenchSci is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment. All four of our cofounders are immigrants to Canada, as are many of our employees.

We welcome your fresh perspectives and ideas.

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