IDbyDNA hiring Associate Bioinformatics Scientist in United States

Associate Bioinformatics Scientist (Software Engineering)

IDbyDNA is seeking a Bioinformatics Scientist with strong coding skills to join a team focused on development of our cutting-edge metagenomic classification pipeline, a key part of the Explify platform. The individual will use Python to maintain and improve software that solves complex bioinformatics challenges. This software provides data to infectious disease scientists and clinicians that aids them in research and critical healthcare decisions.

This is a fast-paced development environment that requires strong organizational and problem solving skills. We are looking for a self-motivated individual that can tackle difficult problems, come up with novel solutions and clearly communicate their development and progress to the rest of the team.

Job Description

• Maintain and develop bioinformatics software in a professional software development environment

• Perform bioinformatics analyses using Explify and other bioinformatics tools

• Assist with development of other components of the Explify platform

• Interface with other bioinformatics scientists, software developers, lab scientists, and physicians to gather requirements, complete analyses, and improve the product

• Present progress and results in meetings

Basic Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Microbiology, or related field with 2+ years of microbiological bioinformatics experience

• Proficient with Python

• Experience with standard bioinformatics tools

• Experience with git and GitHub

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of C/C++

• Experience with AWS and/or GCP

• Experience with Jira and Confluence

Location: Remote in the U.S. or onsite in Salt Lake City

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