Randstad Bioinformatics Analyst in Branford, Connecticut

Bioinformatics Analyst

job details:

  • location:Branford, CT

  • salary:$40 - $45 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:670808

job description

Bioinformatics Analyst

job summary:

We are looking for an innovative Bioinformatics Analyst to work with state of the art bioinformatics tools including Cloud Computing to analyze customer samples in our highly advanced DNA sequencing center.

location: Branford, Connecticut

job type: Contract

salary: $40 - 45 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • This person will work closely with our bioinformaticians in the team to process and manage Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data, as well as other molecular testing data such as Sanger and MLPA. There are also opportunities for the Bioinformatics Analyst to develop new data processing pipelines, software applications, databases and custom scripts.

  • Additional responsibilities include exploring and/or evaluating state of the art

  • bioinformatics tools, maintaining sample tracking logs and delivering results to

  • customers.

qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer sciences or equivalent in Life Sciences discipline

  • Experience in building and delivering NGS data analysis pipelines and software applications is a plus

skills:

  • Strong programming skills and proficient in programing languages including

  • Perl/Python, R, SQL and shell scripting

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Ability to work independently as well as work with others in a team

  • Experience in working in a clinical laboratory environment is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.