Technical Lead, Clinical CMS
Employment Type: Full-Time
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life.
The mission for the Clinical CMS team is to build tools and provide services that help Invitae scientists interact with, manage, and consume knowledge from scientific literature to support accurate and timely genetic results. We address horizontal requirements like monitoring, alerting, security, and scalability at the platform level, which allows the interpretation platform teams to focus on delivering new tests to our customers quickly.
The genetic testing space is growing quickly. In support of the Invitae mission, our services need to be reliable, scalable, and easy to build. We are looking for a technical lead who can guide us through this transformation. Your experience, passion, and leadership skills will lay the foundation for Invitae's continued success.
What you'll do:
Demonstrate scientific domain and technical knowledge to support Invitae scientists' with identifying most relevant information, published knowledge as well as decision-making in R&D projects and deliver customer specific search & analysis solutions.
Provide unique scientific insights and expertise by establishing, streamlining, and automating a knowledge extraction pipeline for collecting, extracting, curating, and visualizing information from scientific publications.
Collaborate with internal data scientists, information scientists and software developers to craft and implement Biomed solutions to meet well-defined partner requirements.
Monitor continuously the newest technology trends relevant for literature analysis and knowledge discovery and establish an external presence through conferences and publications as a SME in analytical text-mining and data extraction.
What you bring:
Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience or Master's degree with 4 years of experience or Ph.D. in degree Bioinformatics/Computational Biology, Cheminformatics, or life sciences (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry).
Experience with biomedical information resources (e.g. PubMed), literature and/or patent research, information analysis and data normalization.
Proficiency in Python (intermediate level or higher) required.
Proven programming and informatics/data science/computer science background. Experience with relational databases, SQL or SPARQL, and web development frameworks would be an additional asset.
Ability to understand and modify existing code as well as develop new scripts and set up new data processing workflows.
Experience in text mining, natural language processing, semantic enrichment, ontologies, data mining or machine learning/AI is a plus.
Strong analytical skills to process, analyze, visualize, and present results. Knowledge of technologies for data analysis and visualization of complex data (e.g. Rest APIs, XML, JSON, KNIME, or Spotfire) as well as knowledge of public domain standard biomedical terminologies (e.g. MeSH, NCIt, HGNC) is desirable.
Systematic problem-solving, quick learner and outstanding attention to detail in developing tailored solutions, high degree of reliability and integrity.
Demonstrated interest in working collaboratively, cross-functionally, and in inter-disciplinary teams with an ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing to scientists and non-scientists.
Well-organized and balances taking direction from others (sponsors, partners, clients) with taking initiative to lead multiple projects and learning responsibilities.
Innate scientific curiosity, technical creativity, and innovative thinking, motivated to break new ground in the field of information/literature analysis and knowledge discovery.
By joining Invitae, you'll work alongside some of the world's specialists in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. We've built a culture that empowers our teammates to have the biggest impact and to explore their interests and capabilities. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility, along with excellent benefits and competitive pay in a fast-growing organization.
At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.