Must have a demonstrable proficiency with Perl, Python and/or shell scripting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Knowledge of SQL database development strongly preferred. Advanced science, engineering, or computer science degree desired. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required, MS or PhD preferred. Two or more years of relevant experience in IT, life sciences, computational biology/bioinformatics, engineering, or computer science required. Two or more years of software development and/or database development experience in a SQL, Linux, and/or HPC environment strongly preferred. Hands-on experience analyzing NGS data desired. Project management and support experience a plus.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as professional journals, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write complete reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts to problem-solving situations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance and correlation techniques. Biostatistics experience is a plus.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in a variety of situations.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:.
Requires a thorough knowledge of related products and technologies gained through developmental experience in an academic or industrial setting.
Works under general supervision, receiving instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions. Assistance is furnished on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment