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Software Tester ( bioinformatics)
Ref No.: 17-91753
Location: South San Francisco, California
Start Date: 12/08/2017
Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position

 Job Title:            Bioinformatics Software Tester 
Location:            180 Oyster Point Blvd., South San Francisco, California 94080
Duration:            12 months Contract + possible extension
Job Id:                TMO-REQ-000010
Define metrics and develop test protocols to verify bioinformatics algorithms.
Implementing a multi-tiered set of test cases for algorithm validation and integration tests against test plans, especially for bioinformatics.
Working with software testing team members to create automated test cases for secondary/tertiary analysis software components.
Analyze results and troubleshoot error conditions.
Document results and communicate test data to interdisciplinary teams.
Coordinate with various stakeholders in system/primary/secondary analysis to drive issues to resolution.
Minimum Qualifications (must have):
MS. or higher in Bioinformatics, Biomedical engineering, Computer science/engineering, EE or related fields. MS degree in Molecular biology with 3+ years of working experiences in bioinformatics field will also be considered.
Strong knowledge of bioinformatics tools and public databases, e.g. BLAST, NCBI, UCSC Genome browser, OMIM, COSMIC etc.
3+ years of Software development skills and experience. Strong Perl and Python experience is needed.
Experience with next-generation sequencing tools and techniques, statistics and bioinformatics, relational databases, and data mining.
Strong expertise working in a Linux/Unix environment.
Good understanding of software design and development cycle.
Product development and / or industry experience in a multi-disciplinary Biotech environment is a plus.
Experience with Software production tools (IDE, source control, and document tracking) and Test Management (Client QC, JIRA).
Good communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with scientists, engineers and software developers.
Detail oriented and self-driven.

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