Bioinformatics Engineer | GenomeWeb

Bioinformatics Engineer

Simons Foundation
Job Location
New York, NY
Job Description

Design, develop and operate computational pipelines for next generation sequencing data. Work will include both large-scale projects and small custom tasks and will span a wide variety of analysis problems. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of computational genomics and experience with high-throughput data analysis.


Master's Degree (or higher) in Bioinformatics, Computational Science or related field, and 2-3 years of experience.

• Experience with next-generation sequencing data
• Experience in Linux/Unix cluster environment
• Advanced programming skills in Python/Java. Familiarity with C++, Perl, Matlab and R desirable
• Strong background in algorithm development, statistical methods, machine learning, or distributed computing
• Familiarity with databases—relational and noSQL—cloud computing, and web services desirable
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply

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About Our Organization

The Simons Foundation supports a diverse research portfolio in autism, life sciences, mathematics and physics, with an annual budget of about $200 million. It offers a vibrant and intellectually stimulating work environment to its staff—currently numbering 75, but steadily growing—in Manhattan’s Flatiron district.

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