Bioinformatics Programmer II

Baylor College of Medicine
Job Location: 
Houston, TX

Medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, retirement, etc.

Job Description: 

Formulates, develops, or modifies complex information systems to analyze genome sequence and other related data.

*Prepares detailed specifications and algorithms from which programs will be written.
*Applies existing custom bioinformatics software to both well-defined and moderately complex problems.
*Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and maintains programs and research software for bioinformatics applications.
*Researches, assesses, imports, configures, and customizes third-party bioinformatics software.
*Advises on hardware and software decisions related to efficient application of implemented software.
*May provide technical guidance and work direction to lower level bioinformatics and information systems personnel.


Required: Required: At least two years of experience in scientific programming with applications in genome research or a Master's degree in Computer Science.

Required: Programming in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Experience in Perl, Python, Ruby, Java or similar.

Preferred: Experience with UNIX/LINUX computing clusters.

Preferred: Next-gen sequencing experience.

Contact Information: 

Please apply directly to 226851JC at

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.