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Data Curation Engineer

North Chicago, IL 60064

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Data Sciences Job Number: 605515 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 34-44/hr
*Depending on experience

What are the top 3-5 skills, experience or education required for this position:
1. PostgreSQL
2. Bioinformatics datasets (BulkRNAseq, CRISPR)
3. Python/R
4. Common data models
5. Code management and documentation

As a Data Curation Engineer in the Genomics Research Center, you will be responsible for building and running workflows to load and manage high-value datasets in a centralized environment. You will work closely with Bioinformatics Engineering, as well as bioinformatics research scientists to identify data sources and requirements 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 implement workflows to load and manage genomic data.
• Work with researchers and data scientists to identify data sources and requirements for loading new datasets.
• Maintain existing data models for storing and querying genomic data.
• Develop and maintain ETL processes to ensure data quality and integrity.
• Build and maintain scripts for automation of data loading and processing.
• 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.
• Proficient in SQL and ability to write complex queries for data extraction and analysis.
• Strong programming skills in Python for scripting and automation. Additional experience with R is preferred.
• Familiarity with genomic data formats and databases commonly used in bioinformatics research.
• Knowledge of data modeling concepts and implementing common data models in a relational database.
• Familiarity with data cleaning, normalization, and quality control processes.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with researchers and stakeholders.

*CO/NYC candidates might not be considered
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