Bioinformatics Scientist

Location: Edison, NJ
Date Posted: 09-22-2017
Bioinformatics Scientist
About the Company
Our Client is a leading global genomics service company and trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services.
Excelling in both science and customer support, our client is dedicated to accelerating scientific discovery, as well as to developing and delivering innovative solutions for translational medicine and healthcare. Easily accessible around the world, our client is the preferred partner at leading academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agricultural, government, and clinical institutions. 
Our Client’s employees have a winning attitude and champion innovation, teamwork and accountability through a results-oriented, customer-centric, and fun culture.
About the Job
• 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
Job Requirements
• 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
Our Client offers various health and financial benefits, learning opportunities, competitive compensation, rewarding bonus programs, and a wide range of work/life benefits designed to make your life easier.
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