Development Scientist (Bioinformatics) - Ipswich, MA | Biospace
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Development Scientist (Bioinformatics)

New England Biolabs, Inc.

Ipswich, MA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Bioinformatics, Development, Scientist,

Job Description

New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a computational scientist to work collaboratively with bench scientists.  Together we will build tools, analyze sequence results, and integrate data from instrumentation ultimately producing high quality, rigorously tested and provably excellent products.  NEB provides a world-class working environment including high quality computational infrastructure, skilled colleagues, frequent seminars from internal and external scientists, and opportunities to share your work internally and at conferences.

Primary Responsibilities:

•   Develop and maintain systems for analysis of high-throughput sequence data
•   Collaborate with product development, production and quality teams to create, assess and improve NEB products
•   Analyze sequence data and interpret results with other scientists
•   Write software to integrate results from instrumentation with experiment details


•   Advanced degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or a molecular biology related field with significant data analysis experience; computational training with significant biological experience is also acceptable
•   Software development skills (e.g. Ruby, Python, Haskell, R, etc.)
•   Modern web development skills (e.g. HTML5, Rails, React, etc.)
•   Appreciation for simple, high quality, maintainable software
•   Demonstrated scientific communication skills
•   Strong work ethic, emphasizing both efficiency and quality of work
•   Accessible evidence of software development history (e.g. GitHub)

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience:

•   Expertise with high volume sequence data analysis
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•   Cluster computing
•   Publication of original scientific work in relevant journals