Sr Data Scientist

South San Francisco, California

Exciting Opportunity: Seeking Senior Data Scientist (Fully Remote)

Location: Remote

Competitive Pay Rate: $89/hr – $91/hr

Are you a highly motivated Data Scientist looking to make a significant impact in the field of clinical trials and biomarker data? Join our team and leverage your expertise to develop state-of-the-art machine learning models and prediction pipelines using multi-modal biomarker data from clinical trials.

Job Description:

  • We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Data Scientist to join our team. You will contribute to developing machine learning modeling and prediction pipelines using multi-modal biomarker data from clinical trials. Your work will help advance our understanding of clinical response and resistance through innovative bioinformatics strategies.


  • Maintain and develop in-house endpoint association and modeling/prediction pipeline that use cutting edge machine learning methodologies to develop biomarkers of clinical response and resistance, extend analytical capabilities of biomarker platform
  • Define and implement Bioinformatics strategy and protocol-driven configuration layers of biomarker platform for Company studies
  • Perform pan-study analysis to find biomarkers that are predictive of safety and efficacy endpoints.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and implementation lead for application of open-source R and python ML modeling libraries to clinical trial data and real world data (from external partners, publicly available data or consortia data).
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders in Research and Development.
  • Communicate findings and insights and present them to the team.

Required Skills:  

  • PhD or MS in Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field.
  • Significant experience in bioinformatics, applied mathematics and/or statistics to analyze multi-modal, multi-dimensional and large-scale biological datasets including whole exome sequencing, RNA-seq, and high-throughput proteomics data.
  • Familiarity of clinical bioinformatics domain and associated technologies, real world biomarker data
  • Working experience of data QC, data preprocessing, feature selection, model building and deployment.
  • Fluency in both Python and R programming languages and associated DevOps tools (version control, ML Ops).
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation collaboratively with other group members and with company’s research community.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, self-motivation, independence, and leadership.

If you are a self-motivated data scientist with a passion for bioinformatics and machine learning, and you’re ready to take on new challenges, we want to hear from you!
Apply now and make a significant impact on the future of clinical trials and biomarker research!

About SSi People: 
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well. 



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