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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Software Engineer, Biomedical AI (m/w/d) (292407)

Pharmaceuticals

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Yearly

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Heidelberg, Mississippi, United States

Site Name: Heidelberg - Office, Berlin Linkstrasse, Dresden - Office, Hamburg, Home Worker - DEU (Hamburg), Home Worker - DEU (Munich), Munich - Office
Posted Date: Jul 5 2021

Software Engineer, Biomedical AI

At GSK, we are actively working on building a future in which state-of-the-art software, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) will enable us to develop new therapies and personalized drugs that drive better outcomes for patients at reduced cost with fewer side effects. It is an ambitious goal that requires the development of data-driven solutions at the cutting edge of Software Engineering, Automation, Biomedicine, Machine Learning and AI. If this excites you, we would love to chat.

To help us make this future a reality, we are looking for Software Engineers that have a track record in developing production grade data-driven software solutions. Software Engineers at GSK are outstanding engineers with in-depth knowledge in modern software craftsmanship practices and a keen interest in making a positive impact in healthcare.

The Biomedical AI team is built on the principles of ownership, accountability, continuous development, and collaboration. We hire for the long term, and we are motivated to make this a great place to work. Our leaders will be committed to your career and development from day one. We strongly encourage applications from people with diverse and underrepresented backgrounds and perspectives.

You will:

  • Design and implement data-driven software solutions along the entire software development life cycle, including requirements engineering, software design, implementation, testing, integration and maintenance.
  • Deliver robust, tested and performant code in an agile development environment.
  • Liaise with experts in biology, medicine and experimentation to ensure fit-for-purpose programming interfaces and data pipelines for data-driven software projects.

We are looking for:

  • A degree in a quantitative or engineering discipline (e.g., computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, engineering, among others); OR equivalent work experience as a professional software engineer.
  • Demonstrated advanced programming expertise in Python and in developing and delivering robust software solutions.
  • Knowledge of modern software development tools and practices (agile frameworks).
  • Basic understanding of at least one major deep learning framework (PyTorch, TensorFlow).
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices, including continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD), containerization, and shell scripting.
  • Background or interest in biology or medicine is a plus but not required.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of German is not required for this position.

In addition, it would be nice if you bring:

  • Experience in design, development and deployment of commercial data-driven software.
  • Basic familiarity with machine learning principles and state-of-the-art modelling approaches.
  • Contributions to relevant open-source projects.
  • Knowledge or interest in disease biology, molecular biology and medicine.
  • Experience working with biomedical data (e.g., genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, electronic health records, clinical images)

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Agile and distributed decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor and risk
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen

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