Bioinformatics Software Front-End Developer (Engineer)

Organization
The Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai
Job Location
1255 5th avenue
New York, NY 10029
Job Description

We are seeking a talented, motivated, and passionate individual to develop bioinformatics software as part of the Cancer Genomics and Clinical Genome Informatics groups. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and supporting next generation sequencing data processing, pipeline and analysis software with emphasis on web portal development.  You will work directly with our customers and internal teams to provide first class bioinformatics and software support. 

Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Help customer or internal teams to develop software primarily web portal.
  • Communicate customers issues and needs to internal teams.
  • Develop and maintain software for customer and internal teams
  • Conceiving, designing, implementing, and maintaining software components in one or more product areas, including
  • Website database and UI, Data analysis and report generation  and process performance metrics and optimization
  • Supporting users with documentation and direct communication.
  • Being a good problem solver.

 

Requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. in computer science, software engineering, bioinformatics, or other technical fields with a programming focus, or similar discipline.
  • 3+ years experience in developing software in an industry or graduate studies setting
  • Experience in web development, machine learning, big data analysis
  • Experience with genomics is necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing, troubleshooting and supporting bioinformatics software and pipelines.
  • Fluency in UNIX/Linux environments, and strong scripting or programming experience.
  • Experience D3.js, or other graphics libraries is an extra.
  • Demonstrated strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Comfortable with version control systems like GIT or SVN, and bug tracking systems such as JIRA

Skills:

  • PHP
  • Python
  • Perl
  • R
  • Javascript
  • Django
  • Standard bioinformatics tools (BWA, Samtools etc.)
  • Web development especially in front-end
  • Bioinformatics/genomics software development
  • Machine learning
  • Data science
About Our Organization

The vision of the Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai is to integrate the digital universe of information to better diagnose and treat human disease. While other institutions focus primarily on genomics, systems biology, or data analytics, we’re uniquely dedicated to an integrated and holistic view of biology as the path to dramatic improvements in healthcare and disease prevention.  We harness the power of “Big Data” and sophisticated analytics to build predictive biological network models that offer novel insights on disease. We seek to apply these models in a clinical setting to improve diagnosis and treatment for our patients.

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