Bioinformatician

Organization
Sophia Genetics
Job Location
Switzerland
Job Description

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. 

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. 

Requirements

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

Starting: as soon as possible.

How to Apply

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and cover letter at [email protected]

About Our Organization

Sophia Genetics SA is one of the fastest growing Start-up companies in Europe, and a leader in data driven medicine and clinical genomics. Sophia Genetics works with health professionals to improve the analysis and understanding of genomic disorders. Founded in 2011, we already work with over 70 hospitals in 16 countries and participate to better diagnose thousands of patients.

Sophia provides Sophia DDM™, the most advanced genomics data analyses platform for diagnostics.

We are at the cutting edge of this highly technical field. We bring together world-leading experts in genomics, machine learning, bioinformatics, and medicine. We are currently expanding the significant expertise that exists in Sophia Genetics, and we want to grow our team fast in order to meet demands. 

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