Data Engineer II, Translational Medicine & Semantic Data, Research IT

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Tech Stacks
Python Athena Glue AWS

Job Description

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more .


We are looking for a Semantic Data Product Engineer who will be a key member of the Semantic Data Products team in the Research IT Data vertical. The candidate will work at the intersection of domain knowledge and AI, leveraging their understanding of semantic technologies and semantic modelling principles to create semantic links and definitions between research data product in our existing research data platform. This includes the background that led to the collection of the data, and their intended uses. The role will also involve using Python to automate and systematize the link-creation process, apply prompt engineering techniques, and explore the use of AI agents for tasks such as processing research papers, running web searches, and summarizing key concepts.

These semantic data products will be used to augment our existing research data products with the necessary details for training machine learning models and creating decision supporting data analysis dashboards.


  • Develop semantic data models against R&D business processes.
  • Create Semantic Data Products by populating semantic models with instance data.
  • Develop methods of efficiently accessing data within the semantic data products.
  • Develop techniques for asking questions about the data within these data products.
  • Apply state-of-the-art methods of gaining knowledge and insights from R&D data products.
  • Continue to develop expertise in semantic data theory, tools, and techniques
  • Automate and systematize the link-creation process using Python and prompt engineering techniques
  • Use AI agents to perform tasks such as processing research papers, running web searches, and summarizing key concepts.


  • Strong data, data modeling, and data consumption skills, in particular with AWS tools like Glue & Athena & DataZone.
  • A thorough knowledge of findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable data principles.
  • Scholarly training in semantic data theory and application
  • Strong semantic data access skills, including a thorough knowledge of SPARQL query language
  • An in-depth knowledge of the python programming language
  • A strong proficiency with semantic data modeling tools, such as TopBraid EDG, SciBite or Protรฉgรฉ
  • Experience with semantic data visualization tools and methods, including the GraphDB application and multiple python libraries used to visualize data modeled semantically
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Desire for self improvement and continuous learning

BMS Hyderabad is an integrated global hub where our work is focused on helping patients prevail over serious diseases by building sustainable and innovative solutions. This important science, technology, and innovation center will support a range of technology and drug development activities that will help us usher in the next wave of innovation.


If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers

With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through scienceโ„ข , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role

Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to [email protected] . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

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