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R&D Associate
Ref No.: 18-02947
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/16/2018 to 07/19/2019
Job Title: R&D Associate (SQL Database Programmer/Developer)
Job Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Duration: 12 months


Job summary
We have an immediate contract opening for a SQL programmer/developer that will be able to help us create an internal database and software program for drug discovery. The focus will be to extract information from public databases and create a database with a web based application to query and update the database. We deal in large amounts of complicated data (up to 100MM records) so if you are looking to up your big data game then this is the place for you. The ideal candidate has a strong background in SQL database development and programming.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Responsible for database (MySQL, PostgreSQL is plus) design, SQL programming on solutions to load / analyze large amount of biological / drug data from various source to MySQL database.
• Experience in one of script language such as PHP or Python or R.
• Focus on the coding, development and the maintenance of back-end functionality.
• Closely working with team to ensure solution requirement, implementation and maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
• Proficient in relational database (MySQL, PostgreSQL is plus) design, SQL programming and performance tuning experience, especially for extract, data loading and transformation.
• Proficiency in programming with SQL and at least one script language such as PHP or Python or R. JavaScript is plus.
• Knowledge and skill in cheminformatics and bioinformatics is a plus.
• Experience in designing client-server/web-based/database-driven applications is a plus
• Experience with Mongodb or Oracle database is a plus