Biostatistician/Data Scientist

Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.
Job Location: 
Woburn MA
Job Description: 

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Bioinformatics, this new position of Biostatistician/Data Scientist would be primarily responsible for detection and discovery of generic variants through analysis of large-scale clinical sequencing data sets.

Job Duties:
• Report to Director of Bioinformatics
• Find phenotype-genotype correlations by performing statistical tests on large-scale, genomic and clinical datasets
• Create/maintain/tune relational database(s)
• Write scripts and programs to display results from statistical tests
• Create a user interface for geneticists who want to find statistically significant genetic variants using their own search criteria
• Conduct data mining in order to discover new disorders and assist in publishing findings


Experience Required:

• BS/MS/PhD in biostatistics, statistics, computer science or related fields
• 3+ year commercial experience as a biostatistician or data scientist
• Recent coding experience with Ruby or Python
• Experience in designing and implementing SQL (Oracle, MySQL) and noSQL (mongoDB) databases.
• Experience with multiple operating systems, including Linux
• Experience with software deployment in Cloud highly desirable, especially Amazon AWS experience
• Experience with designing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) is a plus
• Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees and managers as needed
• Start-up experience is a plus
• Experience with next generation sequencing (NGS) is a plus

Contact Information: 

Courtagen Life Sciences is located in Woburn, MA. We are a pioneering company that's always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals who, like us, believe in the values of teamwork, cooperation and shared success. We offer a friendly and stimulating professional environment for workers seeking to make a big difference in life sciences by delivering innovative products and services. Please send your resume to

About Our Organization: 

Courtagen Life Sciences is a privately held life science company that provides innovative genomic and proteomic products and services for physicians and the Life Sciences industry. Founded by innovators in next-generation sequencing (NGS), genetics, molecular biology, and information science, our company delivers tools that enable researchers and clinicians to make better decisions regarding patient care and drug development.

Courtagen Life Sciences is a CLIA-certified and CAP Accredited genetic testing laboratory currently focused on neurological and metabolic disorders has an immediate opening for a Biostatistician/Data Scientist to join our growing team.