Data Scientist

Data Scientist
We are seeking a Data Scientist who is passionate about leveraging advancements in data science to innovate in the field of engineering biology.
As a crucial member of the engineering team, you will help steer the technical direction and utilise cutting-edge technologies including machine learning, robotics, automation, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), and more.
What’s you’ll be doing:

  • Lead Design and Development: Drive the development and integration of data-driven solutions to improve our research and operational systems.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Serve as the primary technical liaison for internal and external stakeholders, ensuring clear communication of technical progress and project milestones.
  • Team Leadership and Support: Mentor team members and foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Project Ownership: Manage the entire lifecycle of data-centric projects, ensuring timely delivery, budget adherence, and alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Innovative Problem Solving: Employ advanced technologies and innovative methods to tackle complex problems in engineering biology.
  • Collaborative Research and Development: Partner with multidisciplinary teams to blend computational tools with laboratory processes, enhancing our R&D efforts.
  • Quality Assurance and Documentation: Ensure the highest standards of quality and compliance, with thorough documentation and system integrity.

 What you can bring:

  • Ideally a PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Physics, or a related field, strongly preferred.
  • Skilled in data manipulation and analysis, including data cleaning, feature engineering, and model evaluation. Proficient in data visualization tools such as Streamlit, Dash, or Shiny.
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and deep learning frameworks like JAX, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and Keras.
  • Experience in probabilistic modeling, e.g., Gaussian processes, Bayesian optimization.
  • Strong foundation in mathematical and statistical principles, including linear algebra, calculus, and probability.

You’ll thrive if you are:

  • Proactive, with a strong initiative in problem-solving.
  • Able to work independently and navigate ambiguity effectively.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary setting.
  • Detail-oriented, with a commitment to modernizing and enhancing code through regular reviews and refinements.
  • Continually seeking to learn new technologies and explore unfamiliar domains.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work with state-of-the-art technologies in life sciences and data sciences.
  • Competitive salary with share options and annual inflation adjustments
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) with 25 paid holidays per year (on top of bank holidays)
  • Flexible work locations and hours.
  • Access to ultra-high-performance computing capabilities and resources.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in a mission-driven company, working in a quickly growing and exciting environment.
  • An inspiring team to work and grow with! 

If this sounds like you, be sure to get in touch – we are shortlisting right away. If you like the sound of the opportunity, but don’t quite tick every box, we’d still like to hear from you ?

Mirai believes in the power of diversity and the importance of an inclusive culture. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, understanding that a range of perspectives strengthens both our team and our partners’ teams. This is just one of the ways that we’re taking positive action to shaping a collaborative and diverse future in the workplace.


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