Bioinformatics Scientist

Celmatix Inc.
Job Location
New York, NY


Job Description

Celmatix is a research-driven precision medicine company focused on maximizing fertility. We are seeking a Bioinformatician to help develop, maintain, and refine existing bioinformatics workflows and analytical tools for genomic data analysis. A successful candidate will have practical knowledge of bioinformatics tools and resources, experience with next generation sequencing (NGS) data, and familiarity with genomics and molecular biology fundamentals. You will be working as part of a team with other bioinformatics experts and data analysts in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.


An ideal candidate would have experience:
- Working with standard bioinformatics tools and visualization packages
- Automating and refining the processing and analysis of large data sets
- Developing and using bioinformatics pipelines to prepare and analyze data
- Designing, developing, and maintaining databases for scientific and commercial applications
- Analyzing and working with NGS data, ideally whole genome sequence data

An ideal candidate would have the following academic background and concrete skills:
- PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Genetics, Biology or related field with additional postdoctoral or industry experience preferred
- Proficiency in Python, Perl, Java, C/C++, and R programming
- Good working knowledge of current best practices in genetic variant discovery and validation methods
- Strong organizational, written, and communication skills
- Good analytical and problem solving abilities
- A proven publication record
- Experience in human genetics is highly preferred

The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
- Enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment with a diverse team to tackle complex problems
- Is disciplined and driven to deliver ongoing research results
- Has a positive attitude with a willingness to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done
- Is highly organized
- Is a strong written and verbal communicator
- Has a hard work ethic with emphasis on execution

How to Apply
About Our Organization

Recently named one of Crain's "Biotechs to Watch," Celmatix is a precision medicine company that is leveraging proprietary access to large clinical datasets to drive data-driven decision-making through our SaaS data fusion platform, Polaris. We are also generating whole genome datasets that expand our understanding of how a woman’s personal genetic signature relates to her fertility potential. These genetic feature sets, together with the clinical metrics, will power the next generation release of Polaris. Our leadership team includes a diverse group of world-class scientists and professionals, including a Founder who was most recently recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the 10 Women to Watch in Tech, Crain's 40 Under 40, and named both a New York City Venture Fellow by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and a Life Sciences Fellow by the New York Biotechnology Association.

Located in the heart of New York City's Meatpacking District, Celmatix is looking to add talented and accomplished individuals to its fast-growing team. We offer a full range of benefits including competitive salary and equity compensation, excellent medical insurance, pre-tax FSA and transit benefits, and a 401k retirement plan.

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