ProCogia - Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer Consultant

Paid / Remote (within North America) / Full-time

ProCogia is a data consulting firm headquartered in Vancouver, BC with employees and clients across the United States and Canada. We specialize in Data Operations, Data Engineering, BI & Analytics, Data Science & Bioinformatics across a broad range of industries including Telecom, Pharma, Biotechnology, Retail, Logistics, Technology, Financial Services, Media & non-profit. We are a technology agnostic firm giving us a client first, independent approach towards delivering our Data solutions.

We’re a diverse, close-knit team with a common pursuit of providing top-class, end-to-end data solutions for our clients. In return for your talent and technical expertise, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, generous benefits along with ample opportunity for personal development. ‘Growth mindset’ is something we seek in all our new hires and has helped drive much of our recent growth across North America. Our distinct approach is to push the limits and value derived from data. Working within ProCogia’s thriving environment will allow you to unleash your full career potential.

ProCogia has experienced considerable growth over the last two years & core to our culture is maintaining a high-level of female representation throughout the company. Our diversity, and differences allow us to create innovative and effective data solutions for our clients.

Our Mission

We enable our customers to make intelligent and agile decisions through strategically tailored data solutions. We attract, develop and retain diverse, motivated and collaborative team players who love what they do.

Our Values

TRUST We build trust in all of our relationships, internally and externally

GROWTH We believe in life-long learning; both personally and professionally

INNOVATION Our technology-agnostic & innovative approach enables cutting-edge data solutions

EXCELLENCE We are committed to delivering excellence in everything we do

ProCogia Overview

At ProCogia we’re passionate about developing data-driven solutions that provide highly informed answers to our clients’ most critical challenges. Our projects are varied, from Data Warehouse builds, deploying Cloud Data Solutions, Dashboarding, & building predictive models.

We work with industry leading clients from various sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, Technology, Financial Services & Retail. Our work environment ensures opportunities to gain valuable experience in various industries enhancing your personal & career development.

ProCogia has doubled in size over the last two years & core to ProCogia’s culture is ensuring we maintain a balanced male to female ratio. Our diversity, and differences allow us to create innovative and effective solutions for our clients.

Job Description

The Bioinformatics Software Engineer Consultant has the following responsibilities and duties:

  • Work on an innovative team that provides an interactive genomic data analysis environment with a large stakeholder base
  • Influence design, strategy and implementation of new software features
  • Maintain and extend an R package that interfaces departmental analytics tools with commercial software
  • Integrate new genomic data analysis methods into an interactive analysis software
  • Build out capabilities for supporting new next generation sequencing data modalities
  • Maintain integrations between front-end software and back-end systems
  • Collaborate closely with the support team regarding complex user issues that involve debugging or troubleshooting


The Bioinformatics Software Engineer Consultant should have the following skills, education and experience:



  • Strong R programming skills (S3, S4, R6 objects)
  • Experience working with RShiny and building applications
  • Strong code debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience developing R Packages
  • Experience with version control systems (Bitbucket, Git, etc.)
  • Familiarity with bioinformatics, next generation sequencing, and genomic data analysis & data visualization
  • Experience working with REST APIs, complex data structures and data platforms
  • Experience with developing CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to present verbally and in writing in clear and concise manner
  • Familiar with Agile methodology and tools


  • Experience developing tools, packages, or pipelines in R for bioinformatics workflows
  • Knowledge of multi-omics data analysis workflows (e.g. bulk RNA-seq, scRNA-seq, ATAC-seq, CITE-seq, ChIP-seq, WGS, WES, CRISPR screens)
  • Familiarity with Bioconductor packages and advanced data structures for genomics
  • Experience working in a collaborative development environment
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment using command line tools



  • Masters in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics or other related disciplines.


  • PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics or other related disciplines.


  • An experienced professional will have at least 6 years of professional experience in a data related role (Post-Doc experience will be considered)

ProCogia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workspace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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