15 days old

Senior Knowledge Engineer

California City, CA 93505
Location :
US - California - Remote / Field|US - California - San Jose
Job Description
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of more than $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?
With a team of scientists, knowledge engineers, data scientists and informaticians, you will be driving the development of standards and their promotion and deployment in improving data quality and to make data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.

What will you do?
• Enhance our semantic platform for terminology and metadata management which will include extensions of the semantic model and the regular processing of various semantic key resources for content enrichment of the terminologies. These resources are used to support a variety of use cases such as data capture, data curation, text mining or semantic search.
• Actively contribute to architectural definition and collaboration across business units, to develop a common framework in how the instruments and client services interact and connect
• Deliver the framework including the API, data architecture, security, event management and relevant middleware
• Play an active role in the proof of concept development to establish technical and business feasibility
• Promote and drive technical and architectural migration to the framework to the organization

How will you get here?

Masters or PhD in Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics, Physics or related field with understanding in biology, medicine or chemistry

• 3+ years of knowledge engineering experience around developing and growing a self-sustaining information architecture
• Excellent understanding of the Semantic Technology stack including triple stores, graph databases and semantic frameworks (eg JENA, RDF4J)
• Working experience with ontology tools like Topbraid Composer or Protégé and strong capability to write SPARQL queries
• Deep knowledge about RDF, RDFS, OWL and related vocabularies for knowledge representation such as SKOS, SKOS-XL, Dublin Core, PROV-O. Familiarity with REST APIs, their usage, e.g. via CURL, as well as with JSON
• Understanding of data and information architecture
• Experience with key semantic resources in the life sciences and data standards, including: Ontology Lookup Service, Bioportal, NCIt, ICD-10, MedDRA, SNOMED, CDISC, Allotrope, OHDS, is highly preferred
• Excellent programming skills in JAVA and Python R is highly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Passion for solving complex knowledge engineering and processing tasks to join a multi-cultural team working on leading innovative approaches in a science-driven industry
• Excellent communications skills, verbal and written, with technical and executive audiences

This position has been approved for relocation assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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