Bioinformatics Scientist
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Bioinformatics Scientist
Ref No.: 17-02113
Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/10/2017
Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with bench scientists, comprehend project objectives, evaluate and provide informatics solutions
  • Develop and implement bioinformatics analyses, applications, and workflows
  • Integrate statistical analysis to project design and data interpretations
  • Work closely with IT specialists to build robust infrastructure
  • Support company intellectual property management
  • Support NGS with data analysis and delivery, pipeline development and automation
  • Provide customer support for NGS data analysis results
  • Support Sales and Marketing departments and related business development efforts
Qualifications:
  • M.S. in Bioinformatics with 1-3 years of experience required
  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics with 0-2 years of experience preferred
  • Essential knowledge of key biological processes and NGS technology desired
  • Concrete bioinformatics skills in analysis of data from various omic platforms
  • Experience in NGS data analysis
  • Familiarity in applying statistical approaches to NGS data interpretation
  • Strong background in software development on Linux system
  • High programming proficiency in Java, Perl, R or Python
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate initiative in experimenting with new technologies