Computational Biologist

Job Location
Hyderabad Telangana 500078
Job Description

Job Description


DuPont Pioneer is the world leader in the plant biotechnology area including the discovery, development and delivery of elite crop genetics. We are currently seeking a Computational Biologist at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India for our global Data Science and Informatics group. The hiring level will be commensurate with the level of experience.


As a Computational Biologist you will responsible for developing methods, pipelines/workflows for the analysis of diverse types of omics data and genome sequence data. In coordination with the global bioinformatics team and in collaboration with other internal or external data scientists, participate in proposing, designing and implementing computational solutions/processes to cover unmet needs.

The candidate will be part of a diverse team of computational biologists and software developers.  A critical aspect of this position involves working with global teams across multiple locations. Communication and team work are key elements of this role; excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.


  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Functional Genomics, Computer Science. 1-2 years of postdoctoral experience is a plus.
  • Experience in scientific programming including but not limited to Python, R, Javascript languages.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of bioinformatics software and large scale computational biology pipelines.
  • Extensive experience with sequence-structure-function analysis along with sequence analysis methods including sequence search methods, phylogenomics analysis, evolutionary analysis methods and tools.
  • Experience in NGS technologies and different areas of genome sequence analysis including genome assembly, alignment, variant calling, gene structure and gene function annotation methods and tools.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) are a must.


About Our Organization

DuPont Pioneer is the world leader in the plant biotechnology area including the discovery, development and delivery of elite crop genetics. 

DuPont Pioneer began research and parent seed operations in India in 1976. For 40 years, Pioneer has been developing and characterizing hybrid seeds for farmers in India, while continuing to be one of the nations’ leading suppliers of improved hybrid seeds. It works closely with more than 4 million farmers to get the right product on the right acre to maximize their productivity and profitability. With product sales and services in more than 90 countries, Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, agronomic support and services to farmers.

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