Bioinformatics Technologist

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Job Location
Cleveland, OH 44195
Job Description

This job requires an individual to perform software programming for applied clinical genomics team. Provides input to develop solutions. Assists with project documentation, defining and implementing operational and business objectives, especially with respect to cutting-edge data analysis methods. Completes department tasks and provides ongoing support for existing databases/software. Experienced in bioinformatics analysis and programming, public data sets and resources, and essential bioinformatics tools. Ideal candidate will work well with a diverse team including bioinformatics specialists, clinicians, IT professionals, and research scientists. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related field (such as Mathematics, Physics, or Biology)
  • Experience in genomics or bioinformatics software, or analyzing next generation sequencing
  • Detailed knowledge of core bioinformatics concepts and skills (including sequence alignment, genome browsers, next-generation sequencing data formats, association studies, public resources, network/pathway driven analysis, and quality control principles)
  • High level of skill in interpreted languages; Python or Perl preferred
  • Experience or willingness to learn R for specialized tasks and integration with data analytics workflows
  • Strong background in Linux/UNIX operating system environment, including BASH scripting
  • Experience producing useful code (not necessarily in context of employment - personal projects or contributions to open-source projects are applicable)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team of IT professionals, physicians, molecular biologists, computer scientists, and biostatisticians.
  • Experience with high performance computing cluster preferred.
  • Requires extensive sitting and dexterity to perform work on a PC/laptop/other workstation

  • Requires the ability to walk to various locations throughout the Foundation to attend meetings; must have normal or corrected vision, ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone and in person.

How to Apply

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