Data Curation Engineer

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary Up to US$42 per hour
LocationNorth Chicago
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameMatthew Freyer

Job description

Orion Project Services LLC and Big Pharma is the best combination in Northern Illinois! Are you a Data Engineer that specializes Curation? I have the a tremendous opportunity for you right now! Accept the challenge and begin your career with a Market Leading Pharmaceutical company if your skills exceed the description below!

1 year initial contract (extension and/or conversion dependant on attendance and performance)
Hybrid (2 days WFH)

As a Data Curation Engineer in the Genomics Research Center's Bioinformatics Engineering team, you will be responsible for developing and running workflows to standardize and load project datasets in a centralized environment. You will work closely with Bioinformatics Engineering, as well as therapeutic area facing bioinformatics research scientists to leverage common data models, and support GRC Bioinformaticians' needs for loading and querying. Your expertise in PostgreSQL for database management and Python and R for scripting and automation will be crucial in developing and maintaining ETL processes to ensure data quality and integrity.

* Develop and maintain a functional understanding of the GRC common data models, loading processes, and requirements, and perform accurate and efficient loading of new and historical datasets into the GRC's Omics Data Server.
* Collaborate with Bioinformatics Engineers to develop and implement additional data loading workflows.
* Partner with Bioinformatics research scientists to identify, process, and load project data into the common data models.
* Build and execute ETL processes to integrate non-GRC generated high-value datasets into the common data models.
* Keep thorough documentation for tracking datasets and loading tasks.
* Ensure reproducibility and facilitate collaboration with team members by documenting and versioning code with git.

* Bachelor's degree in computer science, bioinformatics, or a related field +3 years of experience.
* Experience with building and running workflows for RDMS data loading and ETL processes.
* * Demonstrated experience building ETL environments from scratch.
* Familiarity with AWS ETL services (e.g., Glue, Athena).

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.