Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist – Data Mining

Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.
Job Location
Woburn, MA 01801
Job Description

The Senior Bioinformatics Scientist will be primarily responsible for developing code and databases to enable customers to efficiently mine Courtagen’s rich clinical sequencing data.


  • Create innovative, customer-facing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) to enable others to effectively search/analyze large-scale clinical sequencing data
  • Create/maintain/tune relational database(s) to optimize data-mining applications
  • Follow best coding practices: issue tracking, source code control, and document management
  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or related field
  • 5+ year(s) experience developing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and/or outward-facing web-based applications
  • Experience in designing and implementing SQL (Oracle, MySQL) and noSQL (mongoDB) databases
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, including Linux
  • Experience with software deployment in cloud highly desirable, especially Amazon AWS experience
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
  • Start-up experience is a plus
How to Apply

Courtagen Life Sciences is located in Woburn, MA.  We are a pioneering company that's always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals who, like us, believe in the values of teamwork, cooperation and shared success. We offer a friendly and stimulating professional environment for workers seeking to make a big difference in life sciences by delivering innovative products and services. Please send your resume to


About Our Organization

Courtagen is a privately-held life sciences and molecular information company that converts genomic data into actionable clinical information for the diagnosis of critical pediatric neurological and metabolic disorders. Specifically, Courtagen focuses on mitochondrial disorders, epilepsy, and intellectual disability, including autism spectrum disorders. Courtagen’s state-of-the-art Next-Generation Sequencing clinical laboratory integrates genotype, phenotype, and disease mechanism data using cloud-based computing and custom analytical methods to provide the most comprehensive results for clinicians, patients, and their families to better understand and treat their disease.  Due to growth, Courtagen has an immediate opening for an Automation Engineer to join our team.

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