Bioinformatics Data Engineer (Compute) – Genmab – Copenhagen

Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients. Data Engineering and Bioinformatics is part of an enterprise effort to enable data-driven decisions at Genmab. The partner-centric group is embedded with stakeholders across the entire pipeline value chain from Discovery, Translational, Clinical Innovation to Commercial and more. Our focus is to enable Data Science with data in a rapid, exploratory environment and ensure data is democratized across the organization. We constantly push ourselves to innovate, improve our practices, and bring value to our stakeholders.Your expertiseThe successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the global data engineering function and be responsible for many aspects of data including architecture, access, classification, standards, integration, pipelines and visualization. Although your role will involve a diverse set of data-related responsibilities, your expertise will be on advancing and optimizing our compute infrastructure for a variety of analytical and data transformative workflows, including NGS, single cell processing, NLP, and other applications of machine learning. You will use tools such as Databricks, Spark, and a variety of AWS tools to set up efficient workflows that exponentially accelerate our computation, while simultaneously ensuring robustness, resilience, and accuracy of the workflow. Your ultimate goal will be to place data at the fingertips of stakeholders and enable science to go faster. You will join an enthusiastic, agile, fast-paced and explorative global data engineering team.ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement and manage ETL data pipelines that ingest vast amounts of commercial and scientific data from public, internal and partner sources into various repositories on a cloud platform (AWS)Enhance end-to-end workflows with automation that rapidly accelerate data flow with pipeline management tools such as AirflowImplement and maintain databases for raw and processed commercial and scientific dataInnovate and advise on the latest technologies and standard methodologies in Data Engineering and be able to identify software solutions that can address hurdles in data enablementManage relationships and project coordination with external parties such as Contract Research Organizations (CRO) and vendor consultants / contractorsDefine and contribute to data engineering practices for the group, including expertise in your focus area, and establishing templates and frameworks, determining best usage of specific cloud services and tools, and working with vendors to provision cutting edge tools and technologiesCollaborate with data scientist leads to determine best-suited data enablement methods to optimize the interpretation of the data, including creating presentations and leading tutorials on data usage as appropriateApply value-balanced approaches to the development of the data ecosystem and pipeline initiativesProactively communicate data ecosystem and pipeline value propositions to partnering scientific collaboratorsRequirementsBS/MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field with 5+ years of software engineering experience or a PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or a related field and 2+ years of software engineering experienceExcellent skills and deep knowledge of AWS cloud computing services such as Lambda functions, ECS, Batch and Elastic Load Balancer and other compute frameworks such as Spark, EMR, and Databricks is a mustSolid understanding of NGS pipeline and pipeline developmentSolid understanding of ETL pipeline, automation and workflow managements tools such as Airflow, AWS Glue, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Step Functions, and CI/CDSolid understanding of Python, Pythonic design and object-oriented programming, including common Python libraries such as pandas. Experience with R a plusSolid understanding of databases such as Postgres, Elasticsearch, Redshift, and Aurora, including distributed database design, SQL vs. NoSQL, and database optimizationsProficiency with modern software development methodologies such as Agile, source control, project management and issue tracking with JIRAProficiency with container strategies using Docker, Fargate, and ECRProficiency with Linux and shell scriptingExperience working with GxP and non-GxP data a plusGenmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients. We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth; we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract. Genmab A/S

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