A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, include your salary requirements, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Imagine working with large genomic data sets to solve humanity's most challenging problems with regard to a number of ailments like cancers and viruses. You will be joining a team making tools for the medical and biology community that may lead to the next insights and breakthroughs in these areas. You will need to improve performance from a wide array of platforms, mind-bending code, and hot statistical tools while pushing optimizations through several levels of pipelines.
Programming / implementing bioinformatics processing on cloud-based servers
Advancing algorithms for matrix manipulation, statistical analysis, efficient data management, handling data compression and sparsity
Tailoring front-end data-delivery to biologists and bioinformatics community- Documenting software and pipeline architecture
Optimizing for speed, efficiency, availability, reliability
Responding to bug reports or feature changes and additions
MS in mathematics, computer science, (bio)statistics, bioinformatics, physics or relevant major with training in software engineering practice;
Must be in good academic standing (GPA 3.5 or above);
Familiar with two programming languages such as C, C++, Java;
Very familiar with Unix OS;
Prior experience with programming a software system
Strong communication skills;
Motivated and self-driven.
Prior experience with web application development and deployment
This is a limited appointment through August 31, 2021 with possibility of renewal based on project funding extensions. At the end of the term, the appointment will terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.
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