Bioinformatics Engineer

Organization
GeneDx
Job Location
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Salary
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Benefits

As a GeneDx employee you will become part of a company that has received national recognition and is a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits to include 17 days paid time off per year, participation in the company's group health insurance, life, disability, 401K retirement plans. 

Job Description

Bioinformatics Engineer

GeneDx, Inc

Gaithersburg, MD

 

 

 

GeneDx is a rapidly-growing, diverse clinical laboratory in Gaithersburg, MD that provides molecular diagnosis for genetic disorders. GeneDx is recruiting for a full-time bioinformatics engineer to create analytic solutions for clinical genetic data. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a small team.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • MS or BS in Bioinformatics or a related field

  • 3+ years bioinformatics development experience

  • Proficiency in a major scripting language (Perl, Ruby, or Python)

  • Basic knowledge of statistics (machine learning, data mining, hypothesis testing) and R

  • Working knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, or similar)

  • Working knowledge of command-line Linux, shell scripting, and grid computing (SLURM, SGE, LSF, or similar)

  • Experience with Git, SVN or other version control software preferred

  • Experience developing software in a team environment preferred

  • Software testing and validation experience preferred

  • Experience with next-generation sequencing data and related tools (Samtools, GATK, etc.) and other genetic assay data (e.g. aCGH)

  • Knowledge of human genetics preferred

     

About Our Organization

GeneDx is a rapidly-growing, diverse clinical laboratory in Gaithersburg, MD that provides molecular diagnosis for genetic disorders

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