Senior Bioinformatician

Centre / Institution:
Made of Genes
Bioinformatics expertise:
Biomedical Informatics
clinvar, GO, PharmGKB, OMIM, DNA, RNA, NGS, Python

Job description

His/her main duties will include:

  • R&D of processing, quality and annotation pipelines for human NGS datasets (DNA, RNA...)
  • R&D of new methods for gene pathways and pharmacogenomics integrative analysis
  • Automatization of risk inference methods from pedigrees and clinical history
  • Data visualization and report generation for prevention, diagnostic or treatment recommendations
  • Ability to work with different business units assessing the requirements and designing new protocols
  • Provide support in the design and preparation of new R&D projects

Desired skills and expertise

Required skills

  • Degree in Science or Software Engineer with previous experience in Bioinformatics
  • Strong experience in -omics bioinformatics techniques, specially NGS data processing pipelines (mapping, variant calling, filtering, etc), integration of clinical and experimental data from different sources, reproducibility and portability of analysis workflows.
  • Extensive experience using public databases (ClinVar, dbSNP, Reactome, OMIM, GO, PharmGKB, etc).
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or R.
  • Experience in workflow composition, testing, specification and execution based on adopted standards.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.
  • Problem solving and aptitude to teamwork.

We also value

  • Previous experience in clinical laboratories or diagnostic units are a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of Spanish or Arabic are a strong plus.
  • Experience in programming in Javascript/PHP/NodeJS.
  • Experience on the use of contents (Docker) and source code repositories (e.g. Github, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Experience in data-intensive computing in-frastructures that integrate computing and data storage resources.

Contract duration and other benefits

What we offer

  • A full-time, permanent position in our Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona) headquarters.
  • Gross remuneration starting at 30k€-40k€, adjusted to candidate experience.
  • A selection of activities aimed to complete the researchers' career development
  • A challenging and motivating project with a talented team and growth possibilities.

Required information and contact

If you are interested, send us an e-mail to jobs(ELIMINAR) with your CV and the tag "BIOINFORMATICIAN- 202002" in the subject