The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) is a LEAN laboratory providing a broad range of genomic services and expertise to MSKCC investigators. By providing access to an array of highly specialized next generation sequencing systems (NGS), IGO is enabling basic, clinical and translation research projects across the Cancer Center.
We are seeking a Bioinformatic Group Leader with expertise in Java and Python programming to lead the Data Management Team of IGO. This multifaceted team develops laboratory support tools, manages NGS data generation from BCL to BAM files, analyzes sequencing data using established pipeline, provides system administration for computational resources, and assists collaborator with data access. Work will be performed in concert with other software engineers, computational biologists, project managers, and genomic sequencing core scientists.
Prioritizing overall computational initiatives to meet departmental and center goals, and delegate work to lab members.
Provide technical guidance and respond to questions raised by staff to ensure timely completion of experiments and analyses.
An expert in Java
Skilled in Python
An expert with UNIX/Linux command line
Experienced with existing bioinformatics tools, biological
A person who enjoys working in a team, is self-motivated, can manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and can solve problems independently
an enthusiastic researcher, organized and detail-oriented.
able to work as an individual while part of a large team.
someone who can handle a very fast paced environment and the pressure associated with deadlines.
an outstanding communicator.
able to solve problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
Bachelors degree with 10 years of software development experience or a masters degree in computer science with 8 years of experience, bioinformatics or other applied science
Advanced experience in object-orientated programming (preferably Java), additional experience with Python
Familiarity with software testing methodologies, design patterns, and clean code principles
Thorough experience with relational databases
Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines as a member of a team.
Familiarity with Spring
Familiarity with genomic data and metadata
Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems
Internal Number: 2019-31620
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