The Karsan lab team at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) is seeking a Research Programmer to join a Genome British Columbia software automation project. The team will be working with the Karsan lab, which is responsible for developing high-throughput, clinically accredited pipelines to analyze sequenced data from genomic assays for individualized patient management of cancer. We seek candidates with strong Python software and programming skills to automate and improve existing pipelines and potentially incorporate third-party software into the system.
The role is ideally suited for a creative individual with a strong interest in software development and testing, data analysis, and automation within a high throughput academic setting.
- Design, plan, and implement automated bioinformatics pipelines to meet the objectives of the project
- Work with other project team members to develop and test code, and implement software
- Evaluate third-party software and incorporate new systems into legacy systems
- Produce thorough but concise written documentation of algorithms, validations, SOPs, and other processes and procedures as required