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Immediate Opening: Senior Data Architect

Proteona is building a globally connected infrastructure to deliver timely reports to our customers in medical, research, and industrial operations settings. We are seeking a highly organized individual to design, implement and manage a best-principles data ecosystem for data analysis and interactive reporting. The Candidate will have experience with the initial deployment of systems that adhere to legal requirements pertaining to patient data protections (e.g. HIPAA, GDPR).

Your key responsibility will include:

  • Design and construct a database to house genomics data and computations
  • Deploy best-principles practices for database versioning and access control
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for data platform: HIPPA/GDPR/CAP
  • Integrate back-end data systems with front-end analysis environment, constructing methods to access data views in Python and/or R
  • Manage version-control for artificial-intelligence platform - models and training data
  • Incorporate versioned data ecosystem into existing workflows for genomics analysis
  • Enable version-control for ad-hoc analysis, conduct user training for in-house analysts and troubleshoot issues with implementation
  • Design a data governance solution as per company requirement
  • Create systems to keep data secure and compliant with industry standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Either: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 10 years of industry experience or MS/PhD in related field and 2 years industry experience or an outstanding academic publication record
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern database design principles
  • Experience with cloud database products
  • Experience navigating international regulatory requirements for biomedical data
  • Experience building data dashboards
  • Desired is past experience working with genomics datatypes
  • Follows best practices for version control and software development

Senior Data Architect will report to the Director of Bioinformatics.

How to apply:

If you are interested in joining Proteona, please send your response to the questionnaire below to jobs@proteona.com. An incomplete application will not be accepted.

  • Provide a CV with education and degrees indicated
  • Describe a genomics project you were involved with, what was your role in the project?
  • What are the biggest challenges to managing genomics data, specifically?
  • What is your experience with regulatory agencies or compliance conformance?
  • What is your experience working in a shared development environment?
  • What is your ideal work schedule?
  • Describe your ideal boss
  • How do you stay up-to-date with news and discoveries relevant to your tools?
  • What is the largest data group you have worked among? What is the smallest?
  • Why do you want to be involved with what we are doing at Proteona?
  • How did you learn about this position?

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Immediate Opening: Bioinformatician, Computational Genomics

We are seeking multiple motivated individuals with expertise in NGS data analytics including single-cell analyses and/or cancer biology to join Proteona’s Computational Genomics Team. Proteona Pte Ltd is a young, venture-backed company, recently named by Nature as one of their top young technology companies “To Watch” and a winner for the Falling Walls “Breakthrough of the Year” award. Our work is dynamic and you will need to be able to handle multiple tasks, switching between them as quickly as is necessary. Proteona is focused on using single cell multi-omics analysis to improve patient outcomes. To this end, experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desired:

  • Single-cell characterization (scRNA-Seq)
  • Gene expression analysis (RNA-Seq, Pathway analysis)
  • Bioinformatics engineering (programming, analytical pipeline development, data visualization, high-performance computing) and cloud computing experience
  • Knowledge of cancer biology, genomics, hematology, and/or immuno-oncology

Key responsibilities

  • Working closely with the bioinformatics team as well as wet lab scientists to analyze and interpret single cell RNA-seq and multi-omics data
  • Developing, testing, maintaining and optimizing analytical pipeline
  • Implementing new analysis techniques and communicate results that will have critical impact on patient treatments
  • Planning and prioritizing tasks to ensure timely results delivery for key experiments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD/MS with experience in computational biology, bioinformatics or a related field. Multiple positions are available
  • A proven track record in the analysis, and interpretation of genomic and NGS data. Single cell RNA-Seq experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with project teams and/or experimental collaborators to design studies and develop analyses to answer scientific questions
  • Familiarity with relevant analytical approaches and underlying assumptions
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated approach to problem solving with excellent reasoning skills
  • Exceptional programming knowledge around Python or R and familiarity with command line Linux. AWS experience is a plus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills to prioritize needs and get things done
  • Strong team player who can also work independently
  • Proactive to learn and good at trouble-shooting
  • Industry experience is a plus
  • The interest and the will to improve modern medicine

How to apply:

If you are interested in joining Proteona, please send your response to the questionnaire below to jobs@proteona.com. An incomplete application will not be accepted.

  • Provide a CV with education and degrees indicated
  • Describe a single-cell project you worked on, what was your role in the project?
  • Describe a time when you had to innovate to achieve the team's goal.
  • Describe a problem you see with a widely-used method/algorithm/package.
  • How do you keep your notes organized?
  • What is your experience working in a shared development environment?
  • What is your ideal work schedule?
  • Describe your ideal boss
  • How do you stay up-to-date with news and discoveries relevant to your research?
  • What is the largest research organization you have worked among? What is the smallest?
  • Why do you want to be involved with what we are doing at Proteona?
  • How did you learn about this position?

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About Proteona

Proteona is a precision medicine company in Singapore, Germany, and the US that is pioneering the use of single cell multi-omics to improve clinical outcomes in cancer. Using a combination of innovative single cell assays and AI-assisted bioinformatics, Proteona enables pharmaceutical companies, biotech partners, and clinicians to integrate single cell level precision into their clinical projects. Proteona continues to develop comprehensive, disease-specific single cell databases combining gene expression, protein expression, and mutation information derived from each individual cells as well as drug response data for each sample. Proteona has been selected as a “One to Watch” by Nature Research Spinoff Award and a Winner of Falling Walls Ventures Breakthrough of the Year 2020. Proteona is a spin-off from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

https://proteona.com/

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