The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) is currently searching for a Bioinformatics Software Engineer I(BSE I) . Under the supervision of senior engineers, the BSE I will develop and maintain software that drives, interacts with, or extracts data from complex engineered systems, such as genomic sequencing systems. Contribute to projects intended to develop software or design database to accomplish specific scientific or analytical objective. Develop tools, protocols or structured methods for organizing or presenting data from analytical or diagnostic systems.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Maintain software based on the requirements specified by senior engineers and scientists.
Under the supervision of senior engineers, maintain analysis pipelines using the tools and systems available at IGS. This will include installing software and writing wrapper scripts to invoke the software to process data.
Manage genomics related data generated and maintained at IGS including loading and querying data from database systems, writing scripts to transform the data to necessary formats, and downloading and transforming genomic data maintained in public data repositories.
Ensures basic quality assurance of data and software generated by IGS.
Education: Bachelor's of Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Administration, Computer Engineering or a related field.
No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0763E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Medicine - Institute for Genome Sciences
Job Posting: Nov 16, 2017
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 75681
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.