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Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

Software Engineering, Data Science
Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Raleigh-Durham, NC; Boston, MA

We are looking for a motivated and self-driven AIML engineer to join our expanding Data Science Services (DSS) team in North America. The DSS group is part of Zifo’s Innovation and Emerging Services organization. Zifo serves the pharmaceutical, biotech, and health industries by accelerating the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drugs, therapies, and vaccines—to save lives faster!

As part of the DSS team, you will work with global teams comprised of engineers, researchers, scientists, architects, and consultants to drive Digital Transformation & AIML initiatives for the Life sciences industry. You are expected to continuously learn & be the AIML expert to support broader enterprise vision and growth strategies.



  • Coordinate with external stakeholders, clients & technology partners for planning & executions
  • Collaborate, coach and master emerging standards, frameworks and AIML use-cases,
  • Architect complex AIML solutions and deploy in production environments,
  • Be a thought leader and represent Zifo in conferences and industry events,
  • Publish whitepapers, online articles, and/or peer-reviewed articles,
  • Support the leadership to further develop & grow data science business.

Qualifications & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s or master’s in data sciences / computer science/engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience designing, developing & deploying complex AIML solutions,
  • 3+ years of experience with Data & ML lifecycle management, MDLC, and MLOps,
  • 3+ years of experience with traditional ML, deep learning, and/or generative AI,
  • 3+ years of experience working with major data modalities (text, images, omics, graphs, etc.)
  • Expertise in programming languages & ML libraries (Python, Spark, TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud deployment for AIML solutions (Azure, AWS, GCP, DataBricks, etc.)

Good To Have

  • Background in health sciences or experience working with health or real-world data,
  • Background in life sciences or experience working with omics data for AIML.

A Successful “Zifo-ite” Is

  • Independent, self-motivated & results driven,
  • Quickly & continually acquires new skills & business principles,
  • Critical thinker who possesses logical reasoning, and
  • Curious and always looking for creative solutions to complex problems.


About Zifo:

CURIOSITY DRIVEN, SCIENCE FOCUSED, EMPLOYEE BUILT. Our culture is unlike any other, one where we debate, challenge ourselves, and interact with all alike. We are a curious bunch, characterized by our passion to learn and spirit of teamwork. Zifo is a global R&D solutions provider focused on the industries of Pharma, Biotech, Manufacturing QC, Medical Devices, specialty chemicals and other research-based organizations. Our team’s knowledge of science and expertise in technology help Zifo better serve our customers around the globe, including 7 of the Top 10 Biopharma companies.

We look for Science – Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology etc. We possess scientific and technical knowledge and bear professional and personal goals. While we have a “no doors” policy to promote free access within, we do have a tough door to walk in. We search with a two-point agenda – technical competency and cultural adaptability.

We offer a competitive compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company matching, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

If you share these sentiments and are prepared for the atypical, then Zifo is your calling!

Zifo is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.