Full-Time

Senior Scientist

Machine Learning, Biomolecule Design

Updated on 6/13/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital

Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Science
Tensorflow
Pytorch
Requirements
  • PhD in applied mathematics, computer science, physics, computational biology or other quantitative disciplines
  • Proven track record in developing deep learning models
  • Experience with large language models (e.g. autoregressive LLMs) for biological sequences
  • Expertise in at least one ML framework (PyTorch/TensorFlow/Jax) and robust experience in the Python data science ecosystem
  • Experience in training and deploying ML models on distributed computing services
Responsibilities
  • Designing, training and fine-tuning deep learning models to engineer proteins, RNA or DNA
  • Implementing rigorous testing, documentation, and model benchmarking
  • Incorporating these models into AI-enabled toolchains for the biology lab
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to translate ML model predictions into evaluated sequences by the wet lab

Flagship Pioneering fosters a culture of groundbreaking advancements in biotechnology, emphasizing an ecosystem approach that synergizes human health and sustainability. Their business model not only focuses on creating transformative products but also incubates leading companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture, positioning them at the forefront of scientific innovation and industry leadership. This approach offers employees a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that drives real-world impacts across multiple sectors.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$6.4B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2000

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

45%