Bioinformatician | GenomeWeb


Sophia Genetics
Job Location
Rue du Centre 172
1025 St-Sulpice
Job Description

You will be involved in our clinical next generation sequence (NGS) data analysis. Being supervised by the Chief Technology Officer, you will set-up and optimise bioinformatics pipelines to match customers’ expectations. 


You are motivated, enthusiastic and flexible. You are a team player and have the capacity to work independently on a project to completion.

You have expertise in NGS data analysis and high volume data visualization. You can demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Strong data analysis experience using R/Bioconductor.
  • Strong Linux bash scripting experience.
  • Strong perl programming experience, and familiar with Python, and JAVA.
  • Experience in amplicon based NGS data analysis, and in the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data (preferably Illumina and ionTorrent sequence data).
  • Familiarity with Galaxy or other pipeline building system.

The candidate must speak English, any other language would also be an advantage.

How to Apply

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About Our Organization

Sophia Genetics SA is a leader in data driven medicine and clinical genomics, working with health professionals to improve the prediction and care paths of genetic diseases. Sophia provides Software as a Service (SaaS) modules covering bioinformatic analysis, quality assurance, visualization and protection of the patient DNA sequence data generated by NGS.

We are at the cutting edge of this highly technical field, bringing together world leading experts in genetics, machine learning, bioinformatics, and clinical expertise. We need to build upon the significant expertise that exists in Sophia Genetics and grow our team fast in order to meet demand.

We are looking for people who have a passion for bio-medical technology and an interest in solving complex challenges using machine learning. Individuals with integrity who instil confidence and can build trust with customers. Self-starters who instinctively push themselves and Sophia Genetics to new levels of performance. We prize intellectual ability over experience, with an aptitude to learn and challenge the status quo.

Sophia Genetics recently raised $13.75M in a Series B financing round led by Invoke Capital, Endeavour Vision and Swisscom. This investment aims to accelerate European adoption of clinical analytics for genetic diseases. These are exciting times of expansion and we are looking for bright and passionate individuals to join our team. 

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