Data Steward (Scientist II/Senior Scientist)

Job Description

Posted on: 
October 20, 2023

As a Data Steward at Immunai, you will be responsible for managing the data cycles withing the company's Data Generation, Ingestion, and Curation group, combining aspects of data management & data stewardship.


  • Manage data cycles between data generators, curators, hosting infrastructure, and the end users
  • Facilitate collaboration across the different disciplines, including a deep understanding of all activities, needs, and bottlenecks to ensure seamless data cycles
  • Contribute to further development and implementation of metadata and data management solutions and best practices
  • Manage data acquisition from public archives with ‘controlled access’ requiring adherence to specific data sharing policies
  • Ensuring alignment of internal/external data handling with corresponding data policies
  • Author and maintain technical and project documentation
  • Collaborate frequently with scientists, data curators & software developers
  • Communicate strategies, ideas, goals, and progress to the collaborating teams

Job Requirements

  • MSc / MD / PhD in the field of molecular biology, medical biology, or genomics - a MUST (Master’s degree will be considered with relevant working experience)
  • Experience managing projects in the relevant domain
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, with an ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with FAIR data management principles
  • Experience in management of data-oriented projects involving data registry, data maintenance, and data integrity
  • Basic coding knowledge

Desired personal traits:

  • Open, honest, and transparent communication
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance while consistently exercising good judgment
  • Having a growth mindset

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