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Rancho BioSciences is an international company with a dynamic environment of excellent domain expert scientists that include biologists, chemists, neurologists, oncologists, bioinformaticians, curations, data scientists and developers. Rancho’s culture code is very important and differentiates them to attract only the best scientists who put the client, the project and science first. Everyone has a “can do” attitude and see all projects through to a successful ending. They are passionate about science, curing diseases and helping patients. Rancho has the best clients and everyone enjoys being an extension of their team and providing the highest quality service and work products. Our clients have been with us for years and we grow every year by word of mouth.

If you are looking for a quick paced environment with challenging interesting projects and working with a talented team of scientists, please apply for our open positions below.

Data Curator

Full or Part Time/Remote

Rancho Biosciences is seeking an experienced data curator for a full- or part-time position as an employee. This is a remote position, but client visits might be required occasionally.

We are a Data Curation company working with some of the most renowned Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our team of scientists, curators, computational biologists, biostatisticians and computer scientists are located throughout the country; we support talented people living where they chose, working collaboratively together on projects that have a real impact on human health.

In this role you will:

  • Curate clinical trial data according to data standards such as SDTM or FHIR
  • Catalog, structure and curate assay data/metadata
  • Align data to Ontologies/vocabularies
  • Support the definition of new data standards, data models, terminologies, and ontologies
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the team and/or to he customers
  • Collaborate frequently with scientists, statisticians, data curators, terminology experts, and database specialists

Requirements:

  • MD or PhD in Biology or related field. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree will be considered with relevant experience
  • 3-5 years relevant or equivalent experience
  • Thorough understanding of complex biomedical/biomarker data and/or clinical trial data is required
  • Understanding of R&D processes and the scientific data lifecycle
  • Experience with scientific data management tools and techniques, informatics systems, and managing scientific stakeholder relationships is a plus
  • Understanding of data standards, semantics, terminologies, ontologies, and best practices for data governance. Familiarity with the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) data guiding principles is a plus
  • Exposure to public biomedical ontologies and standards consortiums (e.g. OBI, NCI, MedDRA, MeSH, LOINC, Uberon, RxNorm, CDISC, Allotrope, OHDSI, or FHIR) is a plus
  • Familiarity with a scripting language (e.g., Perl or Python) or a statistical programming environment (e.g., R or SAS) is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Independently driven, hardworking and committed
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Detail-oriented and well organized, with an ability to work collaboratively/remotely

Please email resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com

Rancho Biosciences is seeking a Senior Informatician to be a team leader and strategist for providing solutions for life sciences data curation projects, data management, and data integration.   This will include setting governance, developing data models, leveraging ontologies, building dictionaries, harmonizing across therapeutic areas and departments with all kinds of life science data.

Rancho BioSciences is an international Data Curation company working with some of the most renowned Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our team of scientists, curators, computational biologists, biostatisticians and computer scientists are located remotely throughout the world; we support talented people living where they choose, working collaboratively together on projects that have a real impact on human health.

In this role you will:

  • You will build data strategies for our clients based on their specific requirements and current needs.
  • To do this you will lead a global team of data curators and scientists who have therapeutic domain knowledge alongside scripting skills to achieve life sciences data curation automation goals.
  • Collaborate frequently with clinical scientists, statisticians, data curators, terminology experts, and database specialists. Good social and communication skills are a must to work across functions.
  • Gather requirements from the client and propose strategic directions and potential solutions to data curation challenges to support their objectives.
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the customer and the team.
  • Plan and implement efforts to provide informatics solutions for laboratory and/or clinical data quality assurance, data management and/or data integration plus governance.
  • In collaboration with terminology management and curation teams, support the definition of new data standards, data models, terminologies, and ontologies.
  • You will have working knowledge of the latest software tools and platforms in this market sector.
  • Provide mentoring and career development to the team of scientists working on deliverables.

Requirements:

  • Must have a PhD degree in a Life Sciences field
  • 10 years pharma/biotech experience in either laboratory research or computational science domains
  • Thorough understanding of pharmaceutical R&D processes and lifecycle of scientific data including generation, management, curation, and integration.
  • Experience managing scientific stakeholder relationships is essential.
  • Knowledge of the UNIX operating system, and familiarity with a scripting language (e.g., Perl or Python) or a statistical programming environment (e.g., R or SAS) is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) data guiding principles is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of data standards, semantics, terminologies, ontologies, and best practices for data governance is a plus.
  • Exposure to public biomedical ontologies and standards consortiums (e.g. OBI, NCI, MedDRA, MeSH, LOINC, Uberon, RxNorm, CDISC, Allotrope, OHDSI, or FHIR) is a plus.
  • Experience with scientific data management tools and techniques, informatics systems is a plus.

Soft Skills:

  • Experience translating data processing requirements to both business process solutions and technical solutions
  • Independently driven, hardworking and committed
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Detail-oriented and well organized, with an ability to work collaboratively/remotely

Please reply through Linkedin or send your CV/resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com.

Rancho Biosciences is seeking a senior bioinformatics scientist to provide analytical services in a variety of client-facing roles. Work from home while supporting high impact pharmaceutical, academic and institutional science programs. A proven track record of collaborative and independent contributions to genomic, transcriptomic and clinical data projects is required. A working knowledge of modern software tools and best practice method is also critical. This position is a unique opportunity for an individual to make a real impact on human health alongside our team of curators, computational biologists, biostatisticians and computer scientists.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Biology, or related field with 5+ years pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Hands-on experience with NGS data and demonstrated expertise in a relevant topic (differential expression, single cell processing and genomic variation skills are in highest demand)
  • Amazing communication skills and attention to detail are a must.
  • Proficiency in best practice programming with R. Experience with a secondary scripting language (python, perl) is also required, but secondary to R.
  • Exposure to public data sources, such as TCGA, CCLE, Ensembl, GTEx, Achilles, etc.
  • Drive to learn new analysis methodologies and tools
  • Independently driven and hard working

Desired Experience:

  • Experience working in a team of multidisciplinary scientists.
  • Experience with writing reports and presenting results to clients

Please email resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com

Senior Data Scientist

Full Time/Remote

Rancho Biosciences, a leader in Data Curation, is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to design and implement data curation, management, integration, and analytics solutions on behalf of our pharmaceutical, academic and institutional clients. To be successful, you will need to be an expert problem solver with a strong understanding of the broad range of software technologies and platforms available.

We are a Data Curation company working with some of the most renowned Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our team of scientists, curators, computational biologists, biostatisticians and computer scientists are located throughout the country; we support talented people living where they chose, working collaboratively together on projects that have a real impact on human health.

In this role you will:

  • Gather requirements from the customer and propose strategic directions and potential solutions.
  • Plan and implement efforts to provide data curation, management, integration, and analytics solutions for laboratory and/or clinical data.
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the customer and the team.
  • Collaborate frequently with clinical scientists, statisticians, data curators, terminology experts, and database specialists.
  • In collaboration with terminology management and curation teams, support the definition of new data standards, data models, terminologies, and ontologies.

Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Life Sciences, Data Science, or equivalent
  • 7+ years of computational, data science, and solution development domain experience in the pharma/biotech industry with thorough understanding of R&D processes, information systems, and the scientific data life cycle
  • Strong working experience with data wrangling, analysis, statistical, and machine learning methods, tools, platforms and frameworks
  • Proficiency in one or more coding languages such as Perl, Python, R, or Java
  • Experience with VBA and Excel-based data wrangling methodologies
  • Proficiency with relational databases, NoSQL databases, and database design
  • Experience with Unix-like operating systems
  • Experience with software development life cycle methodologies, unit and integration testing, and documentation development
  • Understanding of data standards, semantics, terminologies, ontologies, and best practices for data governance. Familiarity with the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) data guiding principles is a plus
  • Exposure to public biomedical ontologies and standards consortiums (e.g., BioPortal, MedDRA, MeSH, CDISC, Allotrope) is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Excellence in managing scientific stakeholder relationships
  • Experience translating project requirements to both business process solutions and technical solutions
  • Independently driven, hardworking, and committed
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Detail-oriented and well organized, with an ability to work collaboratively and remotely

Please email CV and résumé to hr@ranchobiosciences.com

Full-Stack Developer

Part time Contractor/Remote

Rancho Biosciences is seeking a full stack developer to modify existing and build new interfaces to support scientific data and information storage, access, and visualization. To complete the project, we estimate a six months and 40 hours per week. If successful, there likely will be more opportunities for additional projects.

We are a Data Curation company working with some of the most renowned Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our team of curators, computational biologists, data scientists, and software developers are located throughout the country. We support talented people living where they chose, working collaboratively together on projects that have a real impact on human health.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of work experience in web programming and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Proficiency with JavaScript and JQuery and frameworks like Angular or React
  • Proficiency with Java and frameworks like Scala/Play
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL Databases (MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Couchbase, etc.)
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Version Control, build automation and CI/CD tools
  • Experience with Python, PHP, Postgres, Hibernate a plus
  • Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences) education or experience a plus

Please email resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com

Senior Data Curator

Full Time/Remote

Rancho Biosciences is seeking a Senior Data Curator to be a Lead on a project and provide solution for data management, integration and curation.

We are a Data Curation company working with some of the most renowned Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our team of scientists, curators, computational biologists, biostatisticians and computer scientists are located throughout the country; we support talented people living where they chose, working collaboratively together on projects that have a real impact on human health.

In this role you will:

  • Gather requirements from the customer and propose strategic directions and potential solutions.
  • Plan and implement efforts to provide informatics solutions for laboratory and/or clinical data management.
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the customer and the team.
  • In collaboration with terminology management and curation teams, support the definition of new data standards, data models, terminologies, and ontologies.
  • Collaborate frequently with clinical scientists, statisticians, data curators, terminology experts, and database specialists.

Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Life Sciences
  • 5-10 years pharma/biotech experience in either lab or computational or research facing IT domains
  • Thorough understanding of R&D processes and the scientific data lifecycle.
  • Experience with scientific data management tools and techniques, informatics systems, and managing scientific stakeholder relationships is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the UNIX operating system, and familiarity with a scripting language (e.g., Perl or Python) or a statistical programming environment (e.g., R or SAS) is a plus.
  • Understanding of data standards, semantics, terminologies, ontologies, and best practices for data governance. Familiarity with the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) data guiding principles is a plus.
  • Exposure to public biomedical ontologies and standards consortiums (e.g. OBI, NCI, MedDRA, MeSH, LOINC, Uberon, RxNorm, CDISC, Allotrope, OHDSI, or FHIR) is a plus.

Soft Skills:

  • Experience translating project requirements to both business process solutions and technical solutions
  • Independently driven, hardworking and committed
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Detail-oriented and well organized, with an ability to work collaboratively/remotely.

Please email resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com