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Old 12-27-2011, 10:20 AM   #1
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Default Senior Bioinformatics Developer

The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine seeks an enthusiastic individual to work with software in a rapidly evolving research environment to support the advance of next generation sequencing technology and genomics research.

As one of three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge genomic scientists, and new clinical sequencing initiatives.

*Perform analysis, design, implementation, documentation and unit testing of software for the standard pipelined analysis of next generation sequencing data including large dataset integration.
*Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and deployment of extensions of the existing production QC and analysis systems, as well as new versions of them.
*Provide support of the existing production sequence QC and analysis systems, including the resolution of custom user and data retrieval requests.
*Follow prescribed practices for software version control, testing, and release engineering.
*Apply analytical skills and creativity to solve diverse and challenging problems.
*Communicate regularly with customers and supervisory staff about plans, designs and progress.
*Ability to prioritize, organize and delegate various tasks on projects.
*Present technical and analytical status in weekly meetings and contribute to publications.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Biological Sciences. Preferred: Master's degree in domain informatics (computational biology, computational chemistry, bioinformatics, clinical informatics).

Required: Three years of experience in bioinformatics software development or a Master's degree in Computer Science or Biological Sciences and one year of domain-relevant science experience in biology, genetics, physics, statistics, or health sciences.

Strong computational/programming skills; including extensive experience with the following: UNIX environment; Clustered computing: (MOAB/Torque, PBS, or LSF familiarity) and parallelization in a cluster environment; Next-generation analysis toolkits (PICARD, GATK, Samtools, etc.). Advanced skills in two programming languages including Ruby, Java, or Perl.

*Familiarity with multi-processing/threading methods, and workflow/pipeline tools.
*Experience producing code documentation.
*Exposure to statistical analysis of large datasets.
*Experience integrating software with LIMS.
*Ability to handle and prioritize multiple software requirements.
*Ability to function independently and solve technically complex problems.

Please apply directly to #216090JC at

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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