Bioinformatics, Technology Innovation / Baltimore, Maryland

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Job Description

Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) is Empowering the Fight Against Cancer by unlocking actionable information from the genome. We are developing an innovative portfolio of regulated tissue-based and non-invasive liquid biopsy genomic products for laboratories worldwide.

We are seeking a highly motivated and curious Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join our Bioinformatics Core. Every part of our organization relies on software. As a Bioinformatics Software Engineer you will be producing software and documentation that will be submitted and reviewed for regulatory approval.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in all facets of design, development, testing, and maintenance of robust software and systems to support PGDx products and services.
  • Improve bioinformatics approaches for the detection, interpretation and reporting of genomic information.
  • Strategize with leadership to solve tough scientific problems
  • Follow software development lifecycle in an agile environment
  • Contribute to software and project requirements
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of software
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise for staff
  • Ensure data and software quality by designing and implementing test methodologies
  • Ensure the security of the information systems, software, communication lines, and equipment
  • Provide reports to managers and staff on systems and software, including capabilities, performance, and security

Required Education & Experience

  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, Biology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related major
  • Confident in a Linux environment
  • Team-first attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to deliver within fixed deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to learn quickly on the job
  • Interest in Cancer Biology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Diverse backgrounds welcome with skill sets including:
    • Bioinformatics
      • NextGen Sequence data analysis
      • Sequence alignment
      • Pipeline development
      • Big data management
      • Algorithm development
      • Machine Learning concepts and techniques
    • Software Engineering
      • Web-technologies including Angular, React, JavaScript
      • Web-service frameworks including Django, RESTful APIs
      • Workflow systems
      • Database Services including SQL, NoSQL
  • Master’s degree in related field preferred
  • Familiarity with concepts in genomics and bioinformatics analysis of cancer.
  • Experience with agile software development methodology and practices, git source control, and Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo).

About Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) empowers the fight against cancer by unlocking actionable information from the genome. We are committed to developing a portfolio of regulated tissue-based and liquid biopsy genomic products for laboratories worldwide. PGDx was established by internationally-recognized cancer researchers Dr. Luis Diaz and Dr. Victor Velculescu, who are pioneers in the application of innovative genomic technologies for drug development and clinical practice.

Please submit applications (cover letter and resume) to HR@​personalgenome.​com
Special consideration will be given to internal PGDx employees who apply.

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