Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

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We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our growing Data Team! Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will evolve our data models in several styles of data stores, improve internal tooling to allow data self-service, and operationalize production-grade data pipelines. As part of this role, you'll collaborate with a world-class team, experience growth and mentorship, and apply data engineering solutions to shape the future of scientific discovery.

We are welcoming applicants from the UK for this position.

You Will:

    • Scale data pipelines to allow data to go from research to platform as fast as possible
    • Develop data access mechanisms for downstream applications consumption
    • Manage sources which contain both semi-structured and unstructured data
    • Develop and apply suitable frameworks to detect data drift, and then calibrate and redeploy them to production
    • Collaborate with other engineers to solve interesting data problems
    • Provide troubleshooting analysis and resolution promptly
    • Have opportunities to work both independently and in pair-programming settings
    • Work with a collaborative team
    • Be given an unmatched opportunity for growth, and to learn from a team of outstanding engineers
    • Manage your code by troubleshooting, debugging, and fixing issues
    • Design testable, scalable solutions to complex problems using the latest frameworks and tools
    • Feel challenged and engaged as you're exposed to new opportunities to require you to push yourself

You Have:

    • A degree in Computer Science/Engineering  or a related field within science
    • 5+ years experience working as a professional developer
    • Experience in Python
    • Experience with SQL
    • Experience in Spark 2.x, Dataset/DataFrame API and performance tuning
    • Experience with cloud reference architectures and developing specialized stacks on cloud services
    • Experience with Pandas
    • Conceptual understanding in a data-driven software engineering environment and how to use data to make decisions.
    • A track record in building high-quality, maintainable code.
Benefits and Perks: 
An engaging remote-first culture 
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
15 days vacation plus an additional day every year; plus company closures for 15 more days throughout the year
Unlimited flex time for sick days, personal days, religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD* for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
A $2000 CAD* Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD*  home office set-up budget
A $2500 CAD*wellness, lifestyle and productivity spending account for employees  
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
*Benefits are tied to Canadian dollar amounts and would be converted to local currency for those in other countries. Moving to local currency allotments in the future.

About BenchSci:
BenchSci's vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform. 
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they're the organization's beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning. 
We value each other's differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement. 
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible.  Learn more about our culture.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey.  Learn more about our DEI initiatives.

Accessibility Accommodations: Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please reach out to

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