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Bioinformatics Scientist

Bethesda, MD
Bioinformatics Scientist – Bethesda, MD (Hybrid)
Start Date on or around 7/04/22
5 Year Government Contract (Sold and Funded)
Description:
This position will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the NCI/DCEG
  • Coordinate and analyze large-scale genomic and genetic data in cancer studies. This includes but are not limited to data manipulation, algorithmic implementation, bioinformatics pipeline developing, statistical programming, and integrated genomic analyses.
  • Provide support and expertise in the Unix operating system, high performance computer clusters, programming languages (including R, Python, Perl, Python, Java, and C/C++), data visualization (e.g., ggplot2, plotly), container management, (Docker, Singularity) and computation cloud environment (DNA Nexus, Seven Bridges, Terra)
  • Install, troubleshoot and run open-source and commercial scientific software on the Unix and Linux platforms.
  • Coordinate and analyze large genomic databases in epidemiological studies. This includes but are not limited to data manipulation, algorithmic implementation, statistical programming, and integrated genomic analyses.
  • Provide support and expertise in the Unix operating system, databases (including Oracle) and programming languages (including Perl, Python, BioPerl, Java, XML, SQL, JavaScript, JavaServer Page, C/C++, servlets and R), object-oriented programming and design, visualization and dissemination of genetic and genomic data.
Requirements:
  • MS Degree and 3+ Years or BS Degree and 5+ Years
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in MATLAB, Python, and MS Office Suite
  • Experience with data mining and visualization for large-scale next-generation sequencing data (such as WGS data)
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
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