Data Bioinformatician

Organization
SolveBio
Job Location
285 W. Broadway
New York, NY 10002
Benefits

Awesome perks!

  • Bright, beautiful TriBeCa office with rooftop access
  • Catered meals
  • Gym membership
  • Great health benefits
  • Membership to One Medical
  • Competitive compensation
Job Description

SolveBio serves contextual knowledge to those at the forefront of precision medicine. Our software combines robust data-driven technology with intuitive user interfaces to help our customers accelerate therapeutic development, improve genomics-based diagnostics, and turn their internal data into wellsprings of knowledge. As a data bioinformatician at SolveBio, you’ll join our ambitious team of scientists and engineers in designing and building the killer app of genomics. We’re looking for a bioinformatics programmer who has the passion and imagination to help us turn massive amounts of unstructured and semi-structured data into knowledge, insights, and ultimately, improvements in human health.

Responsibilities

  • Find, structure, integrate, and maintain a large number of genomics reference datasets
  • Develop and improve our dataset import and curation pipelines
  • Support scientific analyses for internal and external presentation
  • Develop and run internal bioinformatics product validation efforts
  • Write technical guides and create demos for technical end-users
  • Use your scientific background and creativity to develop novel applications on the SolveBio platform

 

Requirements
  • Mostly important: attention to detail.
  • Master’s degree or higher in a related field (bioinformatics, genomics, etc.). PhD preferred.
  • Python programming experience.
  • 2+ years experience working in data-intensive environments such as bioinformatics cores, certain academic environments, molecular diagnostic R&D labs, etc.
  • Experience working with (parsing, analyzing, utilizing) common large biological datasets such as UCSC, ENCODE, TCGA, OMIM, ClinVar.
  • Deep domain-specific scientific knowledge in a field (e.g. translational oncology, statistical genetics, etc) a plus.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with/communicating with software engineers.
  • You must have authorization to work in the US.
How to Apply

Please apply at https://solvebio.workable.com.

Please include your resume and any information you think would be useful. Links to GitHub, Twitter, LinkedIn, and your blog are always welcome. Tell us about projects of which you are particularly proud. And finally, make sure to explain your background, what you like to work on, and what excites you about SolveBio.

 

 

 

About Our Organization

ABOUT SOLVEBIO

We help people use genomics to understand health. Through thoughtful design and engineering we make it possible for doctors, scientists, and programmers to use genomic information to practice more precise medicine.

Our platform provides critical biomedical data to hospitals, pharma R&D firms, and research labs all over the world. We want you to join our team and play a crucial role in the future both of our company and of medicine as a whole.

We care about ideas, hard work, and solving challenging problems. Our team comes from different backgrounds and we take learning and communication seriously. You'll fit in well at SolveBio if you love teaching yourself whatever you need to get the job done, but you're not afraid to ask the team for help. If you need to learn anything from biochemistry to Python, we've got you covered.

 

 

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