Data Scientist

Location: Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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GeneDx is seeking a Data Scientist to support the Genomic Research team

GeneDx is a rapidly-growing, diverse clinical laboratory in Gaithersburg, MD that provides molecular diagnosis for genetic disorders. GeneDx is recruiting for a full-time Data Scientist to contribute to a team developing and perfecting state-of-the art solutions for integration of genomic and phenotype data at large scale. This role’s focus is on applying machine learning and natural language processing techniques to solve challenging problems in clinical genomics. Tasks include collection, cleaning and aggregation of large unstructured datasets, supervised machine learning, clustering, information retrieval and named entity recognition. The successful candidate will prototype and develop scripts, notebooks and production-grade Python code and must be self-motivated, creative and collaborative. Although preferred, no prior clinical genomics experience is necessary. This role provides an opportunity to gain domain knowledge in machine learning application to clinical genomics and healthcare industries.

To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at

Responsibilities include:

  • Data mining, ETL, predictive modeling, proof of concept model development and validation
  • Develop novel natural language processing (NLP) solutions to complex problems
  • Contribute to production-grade software projects
  • Collaborate on internal and external projects to further scientific research

Qualifications include:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or another quantitative field
  • Experience in Python software development, data science and machine learning
  • Exposure to NLP techniques
  • Working knowledge of command-line Linux
  • Working knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL or similar) preferred
  • Experience with Git version control preferred

Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance, LT/ST disability plans
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K retirement savings plan with company match
  • Employee Discounts
  • Performance appraisals
  • Business casual dress code
  • Telecommuting/Remote optional for candidates eligible to work in the United States.

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