The Bioinformatics Analyst will be expected to assist the Bioinformatics Specialist team perform detailed analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing data in both a research and diagnostic setting. Fluency in several programming languages, along with a well-rounded knowledge of genetics/molecular biology, is essential in order to understand and communicate findings/results. Collaboration with additional individuals including Clinical Laboratory Directors is also essential to providing the most informative and concise results. The Bioinformatics Analyst must also be able to adapt their skill set to accommodate for technological advances and a steadily increasing volume of high-throughput data.
Bachelor’s Degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or related field is required
At least 2 years of related experience is preferred
Fluency in Python, JAVA, R, or C++ is required
Database experience is preferred
Understanding of Biology and Genetics is preferred
Ability to work independently and work as a team member
Excellent organizational, analytical, planning, and computer skills