CareersBioinformatics Analyst


Bioinformatics Analyst

CosmosID is recruiting a new Bioinformatics Analyst to join their Bioinformatics Services team. The Bioinformatics Services team covers the data management, bioinformatics analysis, report delivery, and support for client microbial genomics projects. The team also works with the CosmosID lab and other bioinformaticians for product and process improvements. This role will be part of CosmosID’s Bioinformatics Services team.

Responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Running standard bioinformatic analysis tools such as the CosmosID bioinformatics software, isolate analysis, data backup, and data QC, and data size management
  • Updating, optimizing, and assisting in creation of bioinformatic pipelines to assist with QC, analysis, and delivery automation
  • Adhering to client project tasks and timelines
  • Assisting in informatics analysis for company R&D projects and cloud products
  • Assisting in managing support for CosmosID bioinformatics software users

Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field
  • Familiarity with genomic data
  • Familiarity with common methods of NGS data analysis
  • Strong background in the command-line based organization, parsing, and analysis of scientific data
  • Scripting and data visualization skills
  • Proficiency in the use of UNIX/Linux and its command-line environment, including scripting (shell, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl/Tk, etc.)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
  • A strong and customer-success oriented work ethic
  • The ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent task management and self-organizational skills

Position Type: Full-Time

Compensation is market competitive, and based on the experience and the expertise of the selected candidates. The candidate should have a legal work permit to work in the US. Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and cover letter