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Data Analyst, encoded library technologies

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Job description

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - North Carolina - Durham
Posted Date: Jan 20 2022

A new position has become available within our Encoded Library Technologies group at GSK, based from our R&D site at Cambridge, MA. 

This role will be a part of a new effort to leverage large scale DNA Encoded Library data to address significant challenges in the pre-commit to target through candidate selection. This will require demonstrated data science contributions from inception to delivery and preferably a working knowledge of biology and chemistry within a life science research setting. 

The Encoded Library Technologies (ELT*) group at GSK operates at leading edge of drug discovery where at any given point we are seeking affinity probs or starting points for medicinal chemistry for dozens of projects across the entire research portfolio. With over 15 years of production operation we have amassed a quality annotated and orthogonally validated DNA Encoded Library : drug target database with millions of binding measures across hundreds of therapeutically relevant targets. This dataset is integrated as part of the R&D wide assay domain and is accessible by a state of the art global HPC infrastructure totaling over 20 PFlops of compute capability, 20 PB of storage including NVIDIA DGX-2, DGX-3 as well as custom ASIC systems optimized for AI.  This role will be a key contributor to the team that scopes, builds, embeds and supports prediction systems that contribute to effective decision making and reduce cycle times.  

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

Accountable for scoping and building predictive analytics systems that maximize impact for Encoded Library Technology data 

Contribute to documentation and training materials as part of full lifecycle management to ensure embedding in the scientific organization 

Contribute to research of new methodologies as they apply to Encoded Library Technology and/or small molecule discovery associated data 

Present and/or write reports on the scientific aspects of the predictive systems for internal and external audiences. 


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

BS/MS in Data Science/Computational Biology/Chemistry 

Demonstrated success in contributing to the delivery of full lifecycle analytics solutions in Biopharma or large academic collaborative efforts in a life science field 

Demonstrated e xperience  in the creation, execution and interpretation of predictive systems that leverages of at least one of the following for regression or classification: Neural networks, SVM, Gradient Boosting or Random Forest 

Experience p rogramming proficiencin Python

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

Track record of publication in relevant scientific journals and/or invited speaker presentations 

Working knowledge of biology and chemistry 

Experience working in a matrix environment with input from life scientists, tech, data and AI/ML engineering 

Proficiency with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow or Pytorch 



Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years.  We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:  New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is  ambitious for patients  – so we deliver what matters better and faster;  accountable for impact  – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and  where we do the right thing . So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​


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