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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.

Bioinformatician

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

Rancho Biosciences, a leader in Data Curation, is seeking a Data Ontologist / Data Architect to define, design, and implement metadata and data management and governance 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 ontologies, data modeling, data design, and data governance principles as well as solution platforms and capabilities that serve these areas.

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, data scientists , and solution 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.

In this role you will:

  • Define, design, and deliver ontologies, terminologies, data models, and data standards supporting customer requirements.
  • Implement, leverage, and support metadata and data management solutions and best practices.
  • Collaborate frequently with research, clinical, and data scientists, data curators, ontologists, solution architects, and database specialists.
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the customer and the team.
  • Plan and implement efforts to provide data curation, management, integration, and analytics solutions for laboratory and/or clinical data through terminology and ontology solutions.

Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Life Sciences, Data Science, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 8+ years of solution architecture, 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
  • 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
  • Understanding of and contributions to public biomedical ontologies and standards consortiums (e.g., BioPortal, OLS, MedDRA, MeSH, CDISC, Allotrope) is a plus
  • Familiarity with one or more ontology management solutions – public or commercial
  • Proficiency with relational databases, NoSQL databases, and database design
  • Proficiency in one or more coding languages such as Perl, Python, R, or Java
  • Strong working experience with data wrangling, analysis, statistical, and machine learning methods, tools, platforms, and frameworks
  • Experience with Unix-like operating systems
  • Experience with software development life cycle methodologies, unit and integration testing, and documentation development

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 resume to hr@ranchobiosciences.com

Senior Curation Scientist

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

Data Wrangler

Rancho BioSciences is seeking to fill a Data Wrangler for Life Sciences position. An ideal candidate is a PhD scientist trained in the Life Sciences who acquired, through either formal training or experience, scripting and data science skills. An ideal candidate for this position will have a strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, superior communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse team.

Requirements

  • PhD scientist with 2-5 years of applicable experience.
  • Ability to perform data wrangling and mapping to defined metadata and data standards, primarily using Python or R and associated relevant packages.
  • Demonstrated excellence in attention to detail and delivery.
  • Use of a strong background in biology and bioinformatics to critically review both scientific literature and other code and apply the concepts/methods therein.
  • Willingness to familiarize oneself with new areas of biology and develop new skill sets as needs arise.
  • Ability to keep well-documented code, while generating project deliverables on time.
  • Superior communication skills – oral and written
  • Independently driven and hard working.
  • Must be a team player.

Desired Experience

  • Experience with functioning in a customer-facing role.
  • Knowledge of and experience with complex genomics, cytometry, imaging, genetics, and other OMICs platform data, data processing, and data analysis.
  • Experience with R/Shiny app development.
  • Experience querying and leveraging authoritative biological databases and services (e.g., NCBI, BioMart, etc.) to extract genomic (e.g., transcript coordinates, gene names, aliases, etc.) and other metadata and data.

Business Analyst

Rancho Biosciences, a leader in Data Curation, is seeking a Business Analyst to develop and document business solution requirements to enable the design, implementation, documentation, and support of 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

  • Understand, document and analyze scientific business processes to define and document business requirements
  • Collect and document user requirements.
  • Develop, review, and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to new and existing processes, functionality, and/or proposed solutions.
  • Develop and lead system testing and user acceptance testing
  • Communicate status, risks, and issues to project team, management, and the client as required.
  • Work effectively with IT and science business partners in the delivery of solutions.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or related Business/Technical degree required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in information technology systems and/or infrastructure.
  • 5-7 years related experience in the pharmaceutical or similar scientific industry is required.
  • 2-5 years as a business analyst or related technical writing experience in the development of business requirements for R&D data systems, data science, and analytical systems.
  • IIBA Certification in Business Analysis and/or familiarity with the BABOK preferred.
  • Experienced with JIRA and Confluence
  • Experienced with agile ways of working (e.g., scrum)
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with business owners and scientists to understand business needs and document business processes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to deliver business process modeling documents.

Soft Skills

  • Excellence in managing scientific stakeholder relationships.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • 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.

Lab Scientist/Data Curator

Rancho Biosciences is seeking an experienced data curator for a full-time role with the company.  This is a remote position and we are looking for someone in Europe.

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 the 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
  • Broad research laboratory experience is a plus
  • 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