Associate Scientific Programmer

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Location
8700 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Job Description

Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Under general supervision, responsible for application development supporting scientific/bioinformatic research and Genomics core related business objectives while providing junior-level expertise in software development life cycle phases from concept and design to testing. Analyses, designs and builds applications for research and service related projects. Performs hands-on coding and assists in architecting solutions. Maintains computational infrastructure and systems to support current software, analysis, and storage of various data-types. Works closely with Cedars-Sinai Genomics Core Bioinformatics team and Wet lab personnel to support research and service related programs.
1. Assist in designing and building components-based applications for bioinformatics
2. Under supervision, test and deploy new features and versions of core scientific applications, databases and utilities
3. Debug and maintain deployments of core applications, databases and utilities, escalating for help when necessary


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related computational field.
• 1 or more years of experience on software development and maintenance
• Must have experience with Linux; Knowledge of High-Performance Computing prefered.
• Must have experience with at least one common scripting languages (Perl , Python, or Java); Knowledge of PHP, R or SQL is a plus.
• Working knowledge of molecular biology is a plus.
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Please apply through company website (, search for requisition # 17600 and send a copy of resume to jie.tang(at)

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