Bioinformatician (Database Specialist)

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

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Bioinformatics, the incumbent would be primarily responsible for building and enhancing internal databases

Job Duties:

• Create, enhance, and maintain internal databases with clinical, genetic, and related data


Experience Required:

• BS/MS in computer science or related field
• 1+ year commercial experience as a software developer or bioinformatician
• Recent experience with databases and text-mining
• Experience in designing and implementing SQL (MySQL) and noSQL (mongoDB) databases
• Experience with NetSuite is a plus
• Experience with multiple operating systems, including Linux
• Experience with software deployment in cloud environment highly desirable, especially Amazon AWS experience
• 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 Bioinformatician (Database Specialist) to join our growing team.