Programmer Analyst II

South San Francisco, California 94080 | Contract

Post Date: 05/25/2018 Job ID: 4303 Industry: Information Technology

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

 

Duties:
  • Processing, QC and analysis of NGS data and other bioinformatics analyses to support neuroscience, immunology and infectious disease programs in research and clinical development.

 

Skills: 
  • Experience in NGS data analysis (e.g. WGS, RNAseq) and familiarity with NGS technologies and platforms.
  • High level of proficiency with R programming language and or other scripting languages (Python, perl, etc.).
  • Unix/Linux proficiency, familiarity with version control system.
  • Experience with Bioconductor packages for genomic bioinformatics.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

Additional Skills (not required but would be desirable):

  • Experience using Rshiny, JavaScript, and D3 for interactive data visualization.
  • Database design and query, in relational databases, or no-SQL databases such as MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of Neuroscience, Immunology, Microbiology, genetics.
  • Experience supporting bioinformatics efforts in the early development phase.
  • Experience with scientific data interpretation and data mining.

 

Education:

  • PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field or Master's in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field with 3 years relevant experience or Bachelor's in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field with 5 years
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