Job Description

Sr Bioinformatician

Location:

CambridgeMassachusetts

Date Posted:

5/4/2022

Employment Type:

Permanent

Recruiter:

Mohamed Barami

Recruiter Email:

mo.barami@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -052022-15035

Job Description

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Our client is looking for a Bioinformatics Systems Analyst to help us build cutting edge research platforms. We seek an individual to work on our multidisciplinary team of data scientists, medical doctors, post-doctoral fellows, project managers, and software developers. The goal of our efforts is to transform healthcare and research to usher in a new age of individualized data-driven medicine.

Typical Core Duties
  • Create and maintain R and Python examples
    • Create and maintain documentation and examples showing researchers how to use the PIC-SURE client libraries in R and Python and other tools to assist in scientific analysis.
    • Develop scientific use cases using phenotypic and genomic data types accessed through the PIC-SURE API client libraries in R and Python
    • Create useful high level statistics operations that can be implemented by developers as part of PIC-SURE.
  • Curate data concept paths and hierarchies to be more user friendly
    • Performs preliminary analysis of genomic and phenotype data and format for use by other analysts.
    • Troubleshooting quality control anomalies generated by automated pipelines.
  • Propose improvements and new uses for PIC-SURE
    • Propose solutions to optimize the platform to better serve end users.
    • Collaborate with software developers to provide new feature requirements.
  • Champion the PIC-SURE Ecosystem
    • Demonstrate and present on PIC-SURE to the research community
    • Contribute to scientific writing and creation of data figures to be included in research publications.
    • Meet and discuss with researchers to identify analytical challenges and goals.
 
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum Masters Degree in Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, Genomics, Biostatistics or a related field and 1 years relevant work experience in a Bioinformatics Analyst or  specific statistical analysis experience using R and Python for  Biomedical research.
  • Proficiency with R and Python is compulsory.
  • Experience developing scientific use cases using phenotypic and genomic data.
Additional Qualifications
  • Experience using Linux command line utilities to manipulate data.
  • Self-motivated and highly detail-oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A solution-focused attitude and ability to apply their skills to multiple projects at a time.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team of software developers, technical project manager, project manager, and post docs.
Applying Requirements
  • Applicants will include a link to their GitHub with R and Python examples.

Requirements
  • Minimum Masters Degree in Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, Genomics, Biostatistics or a related field and 1 years relevant work experience in a Bioinformatics Analyst or  specific statistical analysis experience using R and Python for  Biomedical research.
  • Proficiency with R and Python is compulsory.
  • Experience developing scientific use cases using phenotypic and genomic data.


 
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