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Data Scientist III - R&D Support

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Software Development

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary: 
The candidate will be knowledgeable in various aspects of scientific computation, and responsible for performing complex mathematical and/or statistical analysis for projects to support BioFire Diagnostics’ system development groups. The candidate must have strong analytic and programming skills. The candidate will be embedded in the Data Science department, but will have close collaboration with the Software Development teams, in addition multiple other R&D departments at BioFire Diagnostics. Therefore, the candidate must have strong communication skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.

Studies and Experience: 
  • A minimum of a M.S. in a quantitative discipline: Statistics, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Computational Biology
  • 3+ years industry experience as a mathematician or statistician
  • Programming proficiency in one or more of the following: MATLAB, Python, C# or SQL

Skills and Qualifications:

Good communication, writing, and presentation skills

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Practical experience in any of the following: image analysis, linear algebra, probability, statistics, machine learning, optimization methods, data cleaning and processing.   

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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