Sigma IT Poland

Senior Data Scientist (BioPharma)

Job description

Sigma IT Poland is a division within NEXER GROUP – a custom software development company. In Poland, we started in 2017 and now we are 180+ crew with an office in Wrocław, Warsaw, and Cracow. We have the opportunity to work with world-renowned brands from Scandinavia, the UK, and Western Europe. Our goal is to grow strong, rather in competencies than in pure numbers.

If you like what we do, see our offer, maybe it is you we will have the pleasure to meet! :)

Our biopharmaceutical British client is expanding its genomic data science capabilities to enable exploration of multi-vendor data, with the aim of providing insights into the genomic drivers of common diseases and facilitating the identification of novel therapeutic targets.

This role will ensure that you are working at the highest level of the scientific world, straight out of Cambridge. You will join an international team of 9 experienced data scientists and a front-end developer. Some of them have PhDs in various sciences such as biophysics, bioinformatics, mathematics or chemistry.

You can expect:

  • Access to a variety of projects, assigned according to personal interest and experience;
  • Support from the Data Science Director (who specialises in ML), team members and other roles in the organisation;
  • Interesting and meaningful scientific problems to develop;
  • Lots of genomic data from different sources to use;
  • Active help in writing publications from your research to the most prominent scientific journals.

You will earn:

  • on UoP: 15 400 - 18 600 PLN gross monthly,
  • on B2B: 110 - 135 PLN+VAT/h

You might be the perfect match if you are/have:

  • 4+ years of work experience as a Data Scientist and/or Machine Learning Engineer;
  • Previous participation in a PhD programme or a PhD title (preferably in: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology or Mathematics);
  • Proven experience in life sciences (biopharmaceutical) projects;
  • Solid hands-on software programming skills in Python and writing machine learning algorithms;
  • Proven experience in conducting scientific research and writing scientific publications;
  • Profound knowledge of knowledge graphs, and natural language processing;
  • Experienced in working in an international environment;
  • Team player with an openness to discussion and collaboration, but also able to work independently when required;
  • Passion for continuous learning and curiosity to solve complex problems;
  • Fluent in English (C1) to work smoothly in an international team;
  • Located in Poland for easy signing of occasional team meetings.

By joining us, you gain the following:

  • Exciting projects, a multinational and inspiring environment for talented IT professionals. Various projects in diverse, cutting-edge industries. Biotech, Automotive, Internet of Things, or AR/VR;
  • Code review done by skilled engineers (over 60% of our team are people with over 5 years of experience in the industry);
  • Becoming part of a team of motivated individuals is here to stay. We value loyalty – as you grow, we grow with you;
  • Respect for your private life so you don't have to work overtime or on weekends;
  • Online and offline integration events - including remote X-mass party and annual WOW tour trip abroad - so far we've been in Cape Town and Barcelona.

Perks and benefits:

  • Fully remote work from your convenience or in our office in Wrocław, Warsaw or Cracow;
  • Choice of employment form: we offer B2B or employment contract;
  • Free benefits such as Luxmed, Multisport, and life insurance in Nationale Nederlanden;
  • Attractive referral system ((9,5k for senior, 6k for mid, 2,5k for junior);
  • Personal Training Budget and Passion Day - an extra day off for your passion, hobby, and growth to spend as you please;
  • Flexible working hours with no micro-management approach. Our core hours are 9-15, the rest of the working time is your decision;
  • We provide high-quality work equipment + 2 additional monitors and accessories.

If you apply for this position and match our expectations, then:

1) You will be invited to an online meeting with Małgorzata (Recruiter) and Dorota (Data Scientist) to find out more about your job expectations and to check your basic knowledge of algorithms, Python and ML.

2) You will have an online meeting with our client - Director of Data Science department.

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