Bellwether Bio, a liquid biopsy technology company, seeks a qualified individual with immediate availability for the position of Scientific Programmer. This full-time position reports to the Chief Technology Officer. The Scientific Programmer will support the CTO to develop Bellwether’s computational toolkit for translating DNA sequencing data into clinically actionable findings, building off of rich and well-curated genomic datasets derived from cohorts of individuals with cancer (or other conditions) and matched controls.
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent, creative programmer with experience the in biological sciences and a passion for improving healthcare outcomes. Expertise with Python, R, C++, and/or other modern scientific programming languages and data visualization packages is required. Experience with analysis of large volumes of data, machine learning, and cloud computing environments is desired.
Specific duties include:
Maintenance of and improvements to existing internal-facing software written in Python and R
Development and documentation of pipelines for automated and consistent processing of next-generation sequencing (NGS) datasets
Analysis of NGS datasets using open-source and/or proprietary tools
Visualization of results in the form of figures, tables, and slides