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We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically advanced, and deeply interested individuals who are ready to become a part of our dynamic research and educational environmentUses skills as an advanced, specialized bioinformatics programming professional with an in-depth understanding of computational algorithms and systems to identify and resolve a wide range of highly complex issues/software bugs where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. May lead or mentor a team of bioinformatics programming professionals.
Independently serves as a technical expert to a large laboratory for the design, implementation, and maintenance of applications that serve as user interfaces to collecting, storing and tracking data on Covid-19 testing workflows. Responsible for all aspects of application development, from design to implementation to maintenance. Performs analytical analysis and deductive reasoning for high –performance computing setting. Develops scientific algorithms and data structures in commonly used object-oriented programming or scripting languages (i.e.: Java, Python, Perl, C, etc.). Develops requirements and design documentation in close collaboration with bioinformatics staff and users. Analyzes diverse user needs and identify new capabilities.
Bachelor's Degree in biological science, computational/programming, or related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
A minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant bioinformatics programming or scripting experience. Knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research.
In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures. Knowledge of applications programming, web development and relational databases. Proven experience with application development and deployment procedures. Experience with mark up languages such as HTML or XML.
In-depth knowledge in area of expertise with an understanding and advanced ability to independently analyze a needs requirement, develop, and implement systems for complex applications. Skill to plan and carry out projects to completion in a time sensitive environment.
Proven knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation. Experience with scripting language such as Python. Experience with software development full life cycle, architecture, design, object-orientation, documentation, continuous integration and deployment.
Advanced understanding of relational databases, web interfaces and operating systems. Expertise in scientific programming. Proven record of producing and delivering well-designed scientific software in an industrial or academic environment.
Strong project management skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to manage a large volume of work efficiently and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and changing priorities. Ability to develop, organize, and track projects and coordinate complex activities requiring a high level of ac
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