Bioinformatics Scientist / Developer

Job title: Bioinformatics Scientist / Developer

Company: Umbilical Life

Job description: My client is a growing Biotechnology company in the Bioinformatics space located in Boston, MA.

The company are highly-driven to empower Biologists and Life scientists, by developing a platform for all things “OMICS”!

Their goal is to create a single, connected platform that will cover all types of analysis.

You will lead the development of new Bioinformatics workflows, tailored to your customers’ needs including the proposal and implementation more sophisticated, bespoke bioinformatics analyses.

What you will be doing

  • Leading workflow development for Omics data (e.g whole genome/exome sequencing, RNAseq (single-cell, bulk, spatial), ChIP-Seq, ATAC-seq (single-cell and bulk), proteomics, and metabolomics)
  • Test, troubleshoot, and enhance customer workflow, lead design and development reviews of these workflows
  • Communicate and work closely with the Full-stack engineers to ensure workflows are efficient and performant.
  • Work closely with your customers (Bioinformaticians / Biologists / Life scientists) to understand their needs, deployment of the Watershed platform, ensure technical success, and communicate customer feedback and feature requests to the broader team


Expertise in bioinformatics workflows (2+ of the above preferred; PhD preferred)

  • Strong biology background and excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Deep understanding / experience in: Quality-control, exploratory data analyses, existing industry standard open-source tools. Experience in Python, R, and/or MATLAB Motivated to work in a highly driven team to execute project goals

Expected salary:

Location: Boston, MA

Job date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 08:05:00 GMT

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