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Be a part of a fast-growing company with opportunities to make a difference in global healthcare!

At Immunetrics, you have the ability to carve out your own career path: to learn about areas that interest you, to join a specialized team, and to create challenging, innovative, mechanistic modeling solutions. We stem from many different specialties, including mathematics, software, and biology, and value everyone’s expertise when beginning a new project and establishing client collaborations.


Open Positions

Immunetrics is looking for talented people to join our multidisciplinary team. If you believe that you would be a valuable addition to our team, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@immunetrics.com.

We believe in what we do and its potential benefit in improving clinical outcomes. We believe that respect and integrity in dealing with each other and our customers is the secret to being successful as a team and as a business. We believe in rewarding hard work and initiative and in helping our employees to realize their potential.
Immunetrics is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing, maintaining, and extending simulation infrastructure code for proprietary biological modeling software platform
  • Assist scientific programmers, data scientists, and mathematical modelers in designing and implementing software solutions for scientific computation problems
  • Working with scientific user-base and architects to solicit new features and improve users’ workflow
  • Analyzing algorithm performance and optimizing code for computational efficiency
  • Responsible for all aspects of software process: design, prototyping, debugging, testing, etc.
  • Helping end-users troubleshoot problems
  • Contributing to documentation
  • Periodically assisting with small-scale system administration / IT tasks

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of BS in Computer Science.
  • Strong background in algorithms, data structures, and software engineering principles is essential.
  • Commitment to writing elegant, reliable, robust software is essential.
  • Proficient programming skills in at least one of the following: Python or C++. Proficiency in Java is desirable but not required.
  • Solid object-oriented design skills, testing and debugging skills are required.
  • Strong background and interest in mathematics is desirable.
  • Eagerness to work in a team-oriented, small company environment
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@immunetrics.com.
Immunetrics is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide biological expertise that represents the foundation for the development of Immunetrics mathematical models.
  • Perform detailed scientific literature searches, to develop an understanding of cellular and molecular biology, immunology, physiology, and clinical trial-related concepts relevant to a wide range of Immunetrics projects. This research will vary in scope from fine molecular and experimental details to general concepts in healthy and disease-state physiology
  • Participate in a variety of Immunetrics projects, which involve both academic and pharmaceutical industry collaborations.
  • Critically analyze, collect, and utilize published data, while working in close collaboration with a team of mathematical modelers.
  • Communicate scientific information and model design rational to colleagues and clients who have expertise in a variety of disciplines.
  • Organize and analyze clinical trial data and databases from published and proprietary sources
  • Organize and prepare background information, data, and results for internal and external communications and presentations.
  • Maintain documentation of literature supporting model design decisions.
  • Work with the Platform Manager to provide project leadership for smaller initiatives, as assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with peers and management to define and assess work breakdowns, definitions of scope, and effort allocations for the Biologist’s role in proposals and contracts.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in a biology-related field is required
  • Applicants should have a strong background in molecular/cellular biology, and some understanding of human physiology is preferred. Background in immunology is strongly preferred.
  • This position requires exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills. Attention to detail is a must.
  • The candidate must be capable of working effectively both independently and in a team setting.
  • The ability to explain biological concepts to non-biologists is essential.
  • The candidate must be able to effective when working on multiple concurrent projects
  • It is critical that the candidate be able to look past the details and understand the inter-working of discrete biological elements within the overall system.
  • Pittsburgh area candidates with valid authorization to work in the U.S. are strongly preferred.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@immunetrics.com;.
Immunetrics is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description:

  • Function as part of a team to design and develop computational models of complex biological systems based on mechanistic elements.
  • Work with both internal and client biologists to utilize research literature to understand biological pathways and physiological processes.
  • Develop and test new models using Immunetrics’ proprietary modeling platforms. Responsibilities span entire modeling life cycle: analysis, design, implementation, parameter estimation, model training, debugging, verification, validation, documentation, and maintenance.
  • Perform parameter estimation and sensitivity analysis for models using empirical data.
  • Analyze model results and determine a course of action to resolve performance issues and model discrepancies.
  • Analyze systems of complex interactions, evaluate the data available to constrain system behavior, and then determine the appropriate level of detail needed to best represent the system.
  • Communicate research and findings to technical and non-technical audiences inside and outside the company.

Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related field.
  • Strong background in computation, especially differential equations and parameter estimation.
  • Ability to understand complex systems and represent those systems mathematically.
  • Prior mechanistic modeling experience or background.
  • Experience with system theory, specifically formal design and analysis techniques.
  • A functional knowledge of statistics.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver concrete project tasks on schedule.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Ability to work effectively with others as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

Preference Given for:

  • Experience with the development of mathematical models of biological systems.
  • Prior modeling experience or background in one or more of the following domains: inflammation, immunology, cell signaling, or physiology.
  • Programming experience, especially in Python or another object oriented programming language.
  • Prior experience estimating effort required for individual project tasks.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@immunetrics.com.
Immunetrics is an equal opportunity employer.

Culture and Impact

Work Culture

Immunetrics employees come from many different backgrounds, including mathematics, software, and, of course, biology. We internally collaborate on all projects, gathering expertise and valuing the opinions of all employees. We are fundamentally committed to personal growth, to work-life balance, and to meeting the needs of our employees. Immunetrics is an equal opportunities employer.

Impact

Our employees are united by an altruistic goal—to apply massive computational capabilities and modeling sophistication to address many of the most pressing needs in healthcare. Our culture is enriched by a work environment emphasizing innovation and collaboration. Here’s what some of our employees had to say when we asked them to summarize why they work for Immunetrics.

culture

Pittsburgh

Immunetrics is located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States. The regional economy is built on healthcare, technology, education, and finance. Pittsburgh has emerged as a capital of fine arts, sports, dining, parks, and river life–with an affordable cost of living.

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