Valo Health is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

About Us

Valo Health is a biotechnology company that was created with the belief that drug discovery and development should be faster and less expensive, with a much higher probability of success. To achieve this goal, we are pioneering a novel, fully integrated approach that combines data and machine learning insights at every step of the process. We are a multi-disciplinary team that brings together experts at every phase of software and drug development to create a cohesive platform. Our end goal is to create life-changing medical treatments by combining expertise in technology and life sciences with a comprehensive view of the entire drug discovery and development process.

Valo is committed to hiring a world-class team that brings together a wide variety of different skills and experiences. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience, and believe that diversity makes us stronger by bringing in new ideas and perspectives. We strive to create a workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. As one of the first employees in Tel Aviv, you will have significant influence on the establishment of our deliverables and activities around Real World Data (RWD).

About the Role

Valo is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to help us build out our Real World Data (RWD) pipelines and platform, which feed vital information into our drug discovery and development programs. The RWD platform work involves building ETL pipelines to enable analysis on remote research servers, and building tools to improve engineer and data scientist productivity. This role will be key in coordinating and deepening our relationship with critical RWD data partners. We are taking on hard engineering problems that are found in few other places throughout industry, so we are looking for engineers with the flexibility and ingenuity to match.

What You’ll Do…

  • Design, implement, and deliver complex compute and data services that support the workflows of our data scientists and researchers.
  • Develop software infrastructure that is deployable within a range of environments, including public cloud, remote on-prem, and HPC.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, life scientists and other stakeholders to drive projects in a highly cross-functional environment.
  • Coordinate with with external partners around data modeling and data quality.

What You Bring…

  • 4+ years working in software engineering
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a similar technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with one or more of our development languages (Python, Java)
  • Experience with scalable analysis tools and platforms such as Hadoop or Spark
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills

You May Also Bring…

  • A background in drug development or another healthcare or biotechnology field
  • A background in machine learning

More on Valo

Valo Health is a 100+ people Boston based privately held company founded in 2019 by David Berry, a General Partner at Flagship Pioneering who has founded over 30 companies, including Indigo Agriculture, which is valued at ~$3 billion. Valo is one of the newest companies conceived and launched at Flagship Labs, which has created over a hundred successful companies, including Denali Therapeutics and Moderna. Valo recently raised a $300 million Series B led by the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. The Series B and our work on cancer and neurodegenerative therapeutics has recently been highlighted in Forbes. We’re growing rapidly as we take on new challenge.

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