Bioinformatics Engineer

Domain: HealthTech
Career Path: AgileData
Type: Full Time preferred

Seniority: Mid senior level
Location: Cambridge or MetroWest, MA or Greater New York and New Jersey


  • Experience with building / supporting / using bioinformatics pipelines
  • Experience with statistical and mathematical modeling with genomic data
  • Experience with machine learning, Bayesian statistics, clustering/classification, multivariate analysis
  • Experience using bioinformatics tools for NGS data analysis, PCR and comparative sequence analysis. Experience with genomic analysis of sequencing data
  • Understand the algorithms used in these tools and how they are applicable to your projects.
  • Excellent working knowledge of python or perl and UNIX, R and databases. Knowledge of C++/C# or Java is a plus, but is not required.
  • Scientific background in NGS, bioinformatics and molecular biology is required
  • Knowledge of qPCR, understanding of infectious diseases and oncology is a plus


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Bioinformatics, Bioengineering, Computer Science, etc). PhD or Masters in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or related field is highly desirable.


0-3+ years professional experience.


Contribute to projects that involve PCR primer/probe design, DNA sequence analysis, and NGS and comparative genomics supporting development of assays for detecting Infectious Diseases and Cancer Genomics.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop bioinformatics tools and pipelines for use by other scientists in R&D.
  • Analyze massively parallel sequencing (NGS) genomic data
  • Apply statistical data analysis to support assay development experiments and guide experimental approaches
  • Mentors other scientists in the group through technical assistance, goal suggestion, and growth opportunity suggestion.
  • Must have strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with biologists, bioinformatics scientists, software developers and IT staff.
  • Able to work independently on complex projects, anticipate and overcome challenges, negotiate requirements and time lines to deliver results.
  • Present at internal meetings and conferences.

Bioinformatics Engineer

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