Junior Backend Engineer

Date: 10.2.2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: ENG004245

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


We are looking for a junior to mid-level software engineer specialized in backend development and data processing.


Our team solves a broad range of problems in early drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical development for both human and animal health. We also work on problems related to data privacy and machine learning for clinical (patient) data.


Your first main focus will be on building a set of Natural-Language-Processing-focused robust tools, pipelines, and services that will eventually form an NLP platform. The majority of this role will consist of software engineering and data processing to support simple and complex Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing models.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Solid Computer Science knowledge
  • Python or Java programming experience
  • Experience with modern software development tools (Linux, Git, unit testing, deployment)
  • Interest in some of: AI, ML, NLP, mathematical optimization

Nice to Have
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience with Java or Scala, C/C++ or similar programming experience
  • Experience with data processing
  • SQL, NoSQL
  • Data pipelines
  • Data transformation and cleaning
  • Ability to solve challenging algorithmic and engineering problems


What you might learn about on the job

  • Pharma drug development lifecycle
  • Working with international multidisciplinary teams
  • Enterprise-grade software engineering
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • And a lot more
 

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.



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