This position requires a PhD in bioinformatics, biology or computer science, or a related scientific discipline. Other required qualifications include (1) a strong publication record; (2) experience in bioinformatics algorithms, databases, and software tools that are commonly used in the curation, alignment, assembly, and annotation of sequencing data sets ; (3) familiarity with ultrahigh-throughput sequencing technology and the management and processing of large datasets; (4) experience in software development, programming and statistical analysis (e.g., Perl, C/C++, Python, R); (5) the ability to work with a diverse multidisciplinary team to solve complex problems; (6) ability to track and incorporate innovative tools and methods in the public domain, and (7) excellent communication skills.
Desired qualifications include familiarity with one or more of the following: molecular biology, biochemistry, virology, fungal and bacterial microbiology.
No clearance required.
This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted security clearance.
Sandia will conduct a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to the work site. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE-granted security clearance, a pre-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for DOE-granted security clearances must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position.