Research & Development projects
13 Mar 2023
12 Apr 2023
Sigma IT Poland is a division within NEXER GROUP – a custom software development company. In Poland, we started in 2017 and now we are 150+ crew with an office in Wrocław, Warsaw, and any day 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! :)
We are looking for Data Operations & Governance Specialist. In this role you will be responsible to drive and streamline diagnostic data flow and providing scientists with FAIR data assets for their scientific and clinical work packages. You will use your understanding on current data gaps to improve/ automate our data flow, setting up standards, vocabularies and workflows, working hand in hand with our data curators, data governance experts and software development teams. You will drive communication, training and education to re-shape Precision Medicine data culture.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
▪Coordinate/ supervise data curation/ operations efforts (setup and planning, stakeholder interaction, coordination between scientists, curators and engineers)
▪Work together with data curators/ engineers to identify opportunities for standardization within the current diagnostic data flow, translate these into technical requirements, templates, standards, vocabularies and drive implementation
▪Develop and implement new data standards, vocabularies and workflows together with our data curators, data scientists, scientists to prospectively streamline data flow and operations
▪Coordinate and streamline data transfer, exchange and integration activities with external collaboration partners, CROs etc.
▪Work with bioinformaticians, data scientist and data management teams to develop best practices in data wrangling/curation and storage of experimental metadata
▪Identify opportunities for training/ education and drive/ support development of training and communication material
You might be the perfect match if you are/have:
▪Data science, Bioinformatics (Master level, preferably PhD) with a focus on Life Science/ Pharma R&D or biology/ science background (Master level, preferably PhD) with extensive expertise in (big) data management
▪Expertise (~3 years) in data curation/management, linking and integrating data from different entities (clinical, pathology, genomics etc.)
▪Thorough understanding of formats, standards and metadata requirements of diagnostic or clinical trial data, experience in thesetup of data standards, vocabularies and taxonomies
▪Understanding of the FAIR data principles and how they apply to the delivery of integrated cross-data modality solutions
▪Experienced working within cross-functional teams, including scientists, data experts, software development engineers and IT
▪Strong communication and presentation skills and a proactive mindset and motivation to drive and implement own ideas
Moreover, we appreciate skills in these areas:
▪Experience with agile/scrum operations and planning as well as usage of Jira, Confluence
▪Experience with common biomedical vocabularies (Gene Ontology, NCI Thesaurus, ISA-Tab, MeSH, Human Disease Onotolgy, BAO, EFO, Human Phenotype Ontology, others), ontology repositories (NCBO Bioportal, EBI OLS) and common reference databases (e.g.Uniprot, Ensembl, CHEMBL, EntrezGene, ClinicalTrials.gov).
▪Experience with IHC, FISH, NGS, qPCR data and accompanying clinical demographic & assay QC data
▪Understanding the management of regulatory datasets
By joining us, you gain the following:
Perks and benefits:
If you apply for this position and match our expectations, then:
1) You will be invited to talk with Magda (IT Recruiter from Sigma IT Poland)
2) You will have a short meeting with our client to exchange information.
3) You will have technical meeting with our client.
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