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Data Scientist I/II/III


Department: Bioinformatics
Job Location: 1330 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Position Type: Full time

Position Summary: Macrogen Clinical Laboratory (MCL), Macrogen Corp. in Rockville, MD is seeking a Computational Scientist/Bioinformatician to work on implementing analytic pipelines, computational analysis and/or interpretation for clinical genomic samples associated with cancer and rare diseases of high throughput NGS (DNA/RNA) data. Computational language expertise such as Python, Java, or Perl programming and proficiency in Linux environment are required. Grid/cloud computing familiarity and database experience are desirable.

Requirements:
  •   • Bachelor or Master degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, Systems Biology (genomics area) or relevant field required
  •   • Familiarity with Linux/Unix environment and shell script programming
  •   • Strong programming skills and experience using Python (Preferably), Perl, Java, and/or R
  • Contact and communicate with clients as well as purchasing agents regarding orders and payments
  •   • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills for team work
  •   • Strong interest in big data analysis and data mining.
  •   • Experience with software development is plus
  •   • 2+ years prior working experience as a programmer/bioinformatician – preferred
  •   • Prior experience analyzing high throughput sequencing data analysis (NGS data analysis) – preferred
  •   • Strong interest in big data analysis and data mining.
  •   • Experience with software development is plus
  •   • Experience to using bioinformatics tools (BWA, bowtie2, GATK, vcftools, bedtools, samtools, etc) – preferred
  •   • Familiarity with genomic database (UCSC genome browser, NCBI, Ensembl, dbSNP, dbGAP, etc) – preferred

How to apply: Please e-mail all resumes / cover letters to hr@macrogenusa.com with email title “[Application] Data Scientist”.