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Data Driven Bioscience

Data Driven Bioscience

Durham, NC, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2022
Bioinformatics specialist at Data Driven Bioscience (S18)
Cancer Diagnosis 10X faster, 10X cheaper
Durham, North Carolina (Remote okay) / Remote
Full-time
Any (new grads ok)
About Data Driven Bioscience

Data Driven Bioscience is revolutionizing the approach to cancer diagnosis by connecting cancer diagnostic testing with intelligent software. Unlike other industries, we are unaffected by COVID-19 and are continuing to grow.

This is an opportunity to create novel software applications that connect machine learning with cancer tests, and to do work that matters. You will work closely with an interdisciplinary team to connect some of the largest databases in the world through software. We pay a very competitive salary and offer stock ownership of one of the hottest startups anywhere.

We are hiring for a number of different positions including user interface development, back end/cloud-focused dev-ops and data scientists.

There is the potential to work part time and/or remotely.

About the role
Skills: Python, R

Use your skills to cure cancer.

About us:

Data Driven Bioscience is revolutionizing the approach to cancer diagnosis by connecting a novel DNA & RNA sequencing assay with intelligent software.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help with both the development of a clinical diagnostic and to support researchers involved in one of the largest genomic projects in the world. This individual will work with a team of exceptionally competent scientists and engineers. We are a small company and are looking for someone who is adaptable and can succeed in many different roles.

We pay a VERY competitive salary and offer stock ownership of one of the hottest startups anywhere. This position can be remote or local.

About you:

This is a position for someone who wants to apply their skills to directly help cancer patients. You will develop new applications that connect cancer tests with large databases and machine learning to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment. You will continue to grow and learn cutting edge skills around machine learning, high performance computing and databases.

Tasks:

• Analysis of large-scale NGS data sets • Provide bioinformatics support to researchers involved in genomic projects • Troubleshoot and maintain bioinformatics pipelines While the list of qualifications below is a guide, don’t worry if you don’t check all the boxes. We are looking for someone who is really good at some of these aspects. Please apply and we’ll follow up promptly.

Preferred Qualifications:

• PhD. degree with 2+ years (or MS degree with 5+ years) of working experience in bioinformatics • Solid computational skills and a deep understanding of NGS data and its analysis • Familiarity with git version-control workflows • Extensive experience in NGS, systems biology and analysis of large-scale genomics datasets • Extensive experience with scientific computing, R or Python preferred • Experience with computational analysis, algorithm development, statistics, and machine learning • Strong UNIX/LINUX expertise required • Experience with NGS datasets and pipelines including pipeline testing, troubleshooting and optimization • Experience with cloud computing: AWS, Google Cloud

Job Type: Full-time.

Part-time and contract positions are also available.

Durham, North Carolina (Remote okay) / Remote
Full-time
Any (new grads ok)