HeloGenika LLC - Senior R Programmer

Senior R Programmer - HeloGenika LLC

paid / Remote / full-time


HeloGenika is a Michigan-based startup precision genomics company focused on cancer diagnostics. We are hiring two R Programmers to join our Research & Development team to continue the development of genomic software.

1. Interdisciplinary effort.
The position requires the ability to work closely as part of a team of other programmers, bioinformaticians, medical professionals, and business experts. Excellent verbal and writing skills, ability to coordinate subtasks with others, respecting others time and opinions, and an attitude of inclusion are essential.

2. Collaborative coding and version control.
Expertise with Git and GitHub and their implementation in RStudio is mandatory.

3. Remote work.
This requires a self-motivated and disciplined individual with excellent ability to compartmentalize and manage time. Comfort with Google Meet or other conferencing applications will be required. Working knowledge of cloud computing is required.

4. Sensitive patient information and company proprietary information.
Position requires a individual with cautious and disciplined temperament to handle sensitive information.

5. Technical skills requirement - Advanced level expected.
R, RStudio, RStudio Cloud, Packages: devtools, rvest, shiny, R Markdown, survminer, Tidyverse core packages (ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr, readr, purrr, tibble, stringr, forcats) Artificial intelligence packages (e.g., keras, caret, mlr3)

6. Technical skills preferences - Ability to master on the job.
Bioconductor packages (e.g., biobase, IRanges, AnnotationDbi, GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment, Biostrings, Rsamtools, biomaRt, VariantAnnotation, ShortRead, ComplexHeatmap, AnnotationHub)

IMPORTANT: The funding for this position is expected to pay in April 2021. Therefore, the position is on a contingency hire basis.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Work schedule and hours are flexible.
  • Possibility for equity position.

Apply to this position
email resume to snehal.patel@helogenika.com

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