Job ID: #8660

Principal Bioinformatics Engineer

Lexington, MA
Science Science
Bioinformatics / Biostatistics


Responsibilities of the Principal Bioinformatics Engineer:

  • Create, implement and maintain pipelines for processing high-throughput next-generation sequencing data for genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics studies
  • Analyze and extract biological insights from internal and public datasets by developing new computational methods or leveraging existing methods when possible
  • Implement and develop data analysis/visualization tools to enable biologists accessing data
  • Cultivate a data-centric company philosophy by creating best practices for data management and infrastructure
  • Support data management and storage for all of FL67’s sample handling and laboratory operations

Requirements of the Principal Bioinformatics Engineer:

  • MS or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field
  • 2 years of industry experience in a computational-focused early stage company or at a pharmaceutical company
  • Strong experience with pipeline development, bioinformatics tools and data management
  • Experience using general purpose programming languages (C++, Java, Go, R, Python)
  • Experience with cloud-based storage and service tools (Google, AWS, etc)
  • Experience with epigenetic and transcriptomic data is a plusDemonstrated industry experience and academic achievement



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