- Master’s (Bachelor’s) degree in computer science, computational biology or a related
scientific field and at least two (five) years of hands-on experience in large, complex
software development projects.
- Extensive programming experience in a high level language such as Python, Java, Perl or C/C++.
- Hands on experience having built at least one significant scientific application based on large data analysis.
- Solid experience working with one or more relational and non-relational databases.
- Experience working with large databases and datasets, as well as ETL operations.
- Experience with code review, unit testing and integration testing
- Familiarity with source-code management tools such as git or svn.
- Good working knowledge of basic UNIX command line tools (e.g. tar, cat, ssh).
- Good verbal and writing skills.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
- Broad understanding of bioinformatics tools used for genome analysis, next-generation sequencing data analysis and gene function prediction.
- Hands on experience having implemented one or more bioinformatics workflows
- Experience with user-centered design and knowledge of web technologies including
HTML and CSS.
- Experience with dynamic data visualization technologies such as D3, SVG and Canvas
- Data and statistical analysis using R, Matlab or similar tool.
- Familiarity with scientific data models/formats.
- Experience with Drupal or other content-management systems.
- Proficiency with machine learning techniques.
- Experience in agile methodologies such as pair programming, continuous integration,
- Experience engaging the user community of a real software project, knowing how to
prioritize important feedback from real-world usage for future development of the project
alongside with the project’s own internal roadmap and vision.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at:
Position Number: 01628-R
CSHL is ranked first among the leading basic research institutions in the world in molecular biology and genetics and has been home to eight scientists who have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The Ware Lab is located at the beautiful, main campus of CSHL and focuses on genome organization and evolution in plants and building extensive software infrastructure to enable both research activity and community access.
We work in a collaborative environment made up of enthusiastic scientists and software engineers, engaged in large-scale, open-science, systems-biology projects such as Gramene, KBase, and iPlant, as well as more focused, experimentally validated research studies. The lab is funded by grants from a number of sources, including the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, and the US Department of Agriculture.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
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