Data Engineer/Scientist

Data Engineer/Scientist

Reports to: Director of Data Science
Location: Vancouver, BC


Job Overview

We are seeking a motivated, dynamic, and detail-oriented Data Engineer/Scientist to join our Data Science Team at our Vancouver location. Reporting to the Director of Data Science, the candidate will be responsible for:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Build data pipelines and deploy data warehousing solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform
  • Incorporate Amazon EMR service on our data warehouse solution
  • Develop simulation program using multi-dimensional datasets
  • Survey designated research area and keep curated information as up to date as possible
  • Participate in scientific meetings involving integrative biology and multi-omics (genomics, metabolomics, proteomics) 
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Technical proficiencies:
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, data warehousing, and building data pipelines
  • Proficiency in data science packages (eg. Python and/or R) and databases (eg. SQL)
  • Experience with Ruby (Ruby on Rails) 
  • Experience with statistical and/or machine learning methods (eg. longitudinal data analysis, principal component analysis, ROC curves, regression, classification, clustering)
  • Experience with data visualizations tools (eg. Tableau)


Required Qualifications and Experience:

At minimum, the candidate must possess or be in the final stages of completion of a Ph.D. degree, particularly in computer science or a related field. A strong understanding of bioinformatics is highly desirable. This position is a Mitacs grant-funded internship position so the candidate must also be eligible to secure an appointment with the University of British Columbia. 


To apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to: Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.