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BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA

BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA

BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA: Dana–Farber Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a founding member of Dana–Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Bioinformatics Engineer I

BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA

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Job ID: 2017-6334

Location: US-MA-Boston

Category: IT/Health IT/Informatics

Type: full time

Grade: 22

Job Posted Date: 3/13/2017

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Responsible for a wide range of technical tasks involving the creation and use of software for the display and manipulation of biological data. Provides assistance to faculty and research staff in the collection, management, analysis and interpretation of biological data, with a focus on the analysis of data from genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, or microarray studies.

BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA

 

Responsibilities

  • Designs and develops software, databases and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating biological data.
  • Draws upon knowledge of biology to improve data mining and management techniques.
  • Collaborates with laboratory researchers to develop high throughput data processing and analysis capability.
  • Adds new software that has been internally developed or imported from outside sources to in-house systems.
  • Directs and guides DNA, RNA and protein sequence database searches and the computational analysis of resulting data.
  • Provides direct technical and scientific customer support and helps guide, implement and maintain further improvements to bioinformatics software.
  • Works with the entire life science team to diagnose and fix issues with software.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required, MS preferred or PhD in bioinformatics, computer science and/or the life sciences and 0-2 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with simple programming using Perl/Python or Java, statistical programming using R or related tools, web-development, and database query through SQL.
  • Familiarity with principles of experimental design and modern data analysis paradigms is required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

BioInformatics Engineer Position Available @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston USA

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