Senior Data Scientist (FT, 40 hours, Remote)

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Job Description

This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.GeneDx is seeking a Sr. Data ScientistGeneDx is a rapidly growing CAP and CLIA certified diagnostic genetic testing laboratory for molecular genetics. Our historic mission has been to make clinical diagnostic testing available for people with genetic conditions and their families. We apply cutting edge technologies that provide a wide array of molecular genetic diagnostic tests, including whole exome sequencing and next-generation sequencing panels. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at include:Build predictive models to classify and prioritize genetic variantsBuild recommender systems to highlight relationships between patients, genes, and diseasesImprove existing data pipelines to further automate internal workflowsAutomate new assays by developing machine learning pipelinesCollaborate with the engineering team to develop large-scale data processing pipelinesCollaborate internally on software development and/or statistical analysis for scientific researchApply classical statistics to mine historical data for research projectsContribute development and expertise for ad-hoc analysis on interdisciplinary company projectsOngoing assessment and incorporation of relevant public and commercial analytical tools and the development of novel methods as neededQualifications include:MS or PhD in Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, or a related field2+ years relevant professional experienceDemonstrated expertise in professional software development practicesProficiency in Python or another major scripting languageWorking knowledge of command-line Linux, shell scripting, and HPC/cloud computing (SLURM, SGE, AWS, Azure or similar)Working knowledge of relational databases (PostSQL or similar) preferredPrior experience with human genetics or heathcare-related field a plusExperience with Git, SVN or other version control softwareDemonstrated understanding of exploratory data analysis and data visualization techniquesSelf-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a small teamBenefits include:Paid Time Off (PTO)Health, dental, vision, life insurance, LT/ST disability plansFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)401K retirement savings plan with company matchEmployee DiscountsRegular performance appraisalsPromotions from withinBusiness casual dress code