The MDI Biological Laboratory seeks a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to support multiple research programs under the leadership of the Director of the Computational Biology/Bioinformatics Core. Software engineering projects include implementation and maintenance of multi-step pipelines for genomics data analysis, use and optimization of compute cloud resources, and construction, maintenance, and updates of relational databases and associated web interfaces.
The MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) is a rapidly growing, independent, non-profit biomedical research institution recognized by the international science community and the National Institutes of Health for its highly focused and novel research program in regenerative and aging biology and medicine. The Laboratory provides a uniquely collaborative and multidisciplinary research environment, outstanding scientific resources, and excellent student educational programs. The Computational Biology/Bioinformatics Core provides support across all efforts.
Required qualifications include: demonstrated expertise in Python, R, version control with Git, and Unix command-line operations; demonstrated experience in relational database development and maintenance; B.S. or M.S. in computer science, bioinformatics, statistics, or a related field, or clearly demonstrated equivalent experience/knowledge. Also requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects in a highly collaborative team environment.
Preferred qualifications include: 3-5 years of experience working in a bioinformatics core or equivalent environment; experience with Amazon Web Services, or an equivalent cloud-based environment; working knowledge of PostgreSQL; previous experience in python libraries such as numpy, scipy, and pandas; previous experience in Common Workflow Language (CWL)-based workflow development; working knowledge of genomics/molecular biology; and experience in Flask or an equivalent web formatting framework.
This is a full-time, salaried position with excellent benefits, based near Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.