Bioinformatician | GenomeWeb

Bioinformatician

Organization
Sophia Genetics
Job Location
Rue du Centre 172
1025 Saint-Sulpice
Switzerland
Job Description

You will be involved in our clinical next generation sequence (NGS) data analysis, specifically in exploratory data analysis tasks, either from our own wet lab or the data from our collaborators. 

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.

How to Apply

To apply please contact careers-bio@sophiagenetics.com

About Our Organization

Sophia Genetics SA is one of the fastest growing Start-up companies in Europe, and the Global 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 160 hospitals in 24 countries and participate to better diagnose thousands of patients weekly.

Sophia Genetics provides Sophia DDM® - the most advanced analytical platform for clinical genomics. 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.

We are looking for people who have a passion for biomedical technologies and an interest in contributing to improved patient care: Individuals with integrity who instil confidence and can build trust with customers. We need 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. 

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