Title:  Bioinformatics Programmer II

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251 - $65,329
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  4365

The Bioinformatics Programmer II will contribute to bioinformatics processing of microbial community data sets derived from Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.

Job Duties
  • Initiation/implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of analysis software in support of microbial ecology studies
  • Proactively providing data processing support to multiple metagenomic sequencing projects
  • Tracking project data and reporting analysis results
  • Collaborating within the Bioinformatics team and the Project Managers to define software and analysis requirements
  • The ideal candidate is expected to using perl, bash or other programming languages as well as using UNIX/LINUX clusters, Python or R and Data visualization are optional
  • Ability to plan and organize working with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biological Science, or a related field. 
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred eduction: Master's degree in Biological Science, computer science or a related field.
  • Preferred experience: with Perl, Bash, Pyhon and R as well as programming using UNIX/LINUX clusters; Experience with NexGen data and metagenomic analyses are strongly desired.





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