BIOINFORMATICS Programmer/Analyst OpGen
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED OpGen, Inc. is a leading innovator in rapid, accurate genomic and DNA analysis systems and services. The company has developed a platform, The Argus Whole Genome Mapping System and also offers MapIt? Services that provide high resolution, whole genome restriction maps for sequence assembly and finishing, strain typing and comparative genomics in the life sciences market. This proprietary de novo technology is free from the limitations of gel, PCR and sequencing-based methodologies, and expansion of Whole Genome Mapping technologies to large genomes and clinical diagnostics is currently in development. OpGen?s customers include leading genomic research centers, bio-defense organizations, leading genomic research centers, academic institutions, clinical research organizations and biotechnology companies.
OpGen is committed to supporting our Customers as valued partners by creating long-term relationships and continually exceeding their expectations. OpGen employees have created the company?s success. As a result of that success, we are seeking individuals who enjoy a challenge and desire to be part of a team making a difference in healthcare outcomes.
We are seeking a bioinformatics programmer/analyst to join our bioinformatics team. Working in a team environment, this individual will provide programming and analytical support to our efforts in technology improvement and new application development in clinical microbial identification, comparative genomics and genome sequence finishing.
Primary Job Functions
As a member of bioinformatics team, the incumbent will provide scientific programming support for the development of software applications and analytical tools that enable scientists to utilize Whole Genome Mapping data to address biological and clinical questions. S/he will also be responsible for maintaining existing bioinformatics software, write scripts to extract data and perform analysis with existing tools. Other responsibilities include conducting data quality assessment, developing automated QC tools, and writing clear technical reports and documents.
Master?s degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, or other related fields (or equivalent professional experiences).
Two to four years of relevant working experience, preferably in bioinformatics and genomics.
Solid programming skills in PERL and shell scripting in a Linux/UNIX based system. C/C++ and Java programming skills are desirable.
Familiarity of bioinformatics tools and understanding of common bioinformatics algorithms.
Experiences with mathematical and statistical packages such R/S+, MatLab are desirable.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate complex, technical information to scientists.
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