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Senior Cloud/Big Data Engineer

Company: WiMLDS Inc
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit
Are you passionate about unlocking the value of data to make an impact on the lives of patients? If so, join us in Software Engineering at GRAIL! We are looking for a Senior Cloud / Data Engineer to join our growing team to build out a data platform in support of GRAIL's commercial products and research activities.
You Will:
Be a part of a highly collaborative team that focuses on delivering value to our internal partners by providing secure access to data
Work cross-functionally to translate business needs into efficient, scalable, and easy to maintain data engineering solutions
Prototype, implement, scale, and maintain our cloud data platform as we continue to bring in new data sources
Develop batch and streaming data extraction pipelines
Contribute to the design and execution of a data governance framework
Grow together with the team as we meet the next set of business needs and technical challenges
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. / M.S. in a quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computational Biology) with at least 5 years of related industry experience, or Ph.D. with at least 3 years of related industry experience
Substantial experience in architecting and delivering secure, scalable cloud-based data warehouses and data lakes on AWS, Azure, or GCP
Advanced knowledge in data warehousing architecture and concepts (ETL and ELT) and data modeling
Experience with relational databases, query authoring, and performance tuning
Solid object-oriented and/or functional programming experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
The following are highly welcome:
Experience with AWS and data migration
Experience with Golang and Python
Experience with DevOps, e.g. CI/CD pipelines, containerized deployment, infrastructure as code, Terraform
Experience with data pipelining and workflow engines, e.g. Apache Airflow, Cadence, Beam, Spark
Experience building microservices and web applications
Experience with supporting data science/machine learning data pipelines
GRAIL is an Equal Employment Office and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please -contact us -to request accommodation.
Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, GRAIL has made the decision to require all U.S. employees receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: WiMLDS Inc, New York , Senior Cloud/Big Data Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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