ProCogia - Bioinformatician - R

ProCogia - Bioinformatician - R

Bioinformatician - R - ProCogia

paid / Remote OK. Seattle WA and Vancouver BC preferred. / full-time

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The ideal candidate ticks the following boxes:

  • Advanced R programming skills and documented experience with package/library development in line with best practices.
  • Familiarity with (general) good programming practices: unit testing, technical documentation, code encapsulation.
  • Experience with version control/git.
  • Familiarity with Unix command line (advanced bash scripting a plus)
  • Good cross-functional teams communication skills to ensure the right solution is being developed looking from overall system perspective.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues, willingness to constantly learn cutting edge technologies and master new engineering skills.
  • Good communication skills, advanced English reading, writing, listen, speaking skills. Ability to communicate effectively with scientists (biologists/computation biologists), engineers and non-technical people.
  • Good understanding of biological concepts and biostatistical approaches commonly used in molecular biology and interest to learn more.
  • Experience with NGS/genomic data analysis (GWAS, RNASeq, scRNASeq, ATAC-Seq etc) and tools used for data processing and analysis, including solid understanding of underlying methods and algorithms.
  • Experience with the usage of Bioconductor packages and familiarity with data structures commonly used in the Bioconductor package ecosystem.
  • Experience with data wrangling, pre-processing, visualization and handling of large datasets.

A rockstar candidate would in addition tick the following boxes:

  • PhD in Bioinformatics/Biological Sciences or equivalent scientific experience.
  • Practical knowledge of data visualization techniques (familiarity with ggplot2 or Plotly is a plus).
  • Experience with containerization technologies (Docker).

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