Associate Director, Bioinformatics Solutions Architect

Sleepy Hollow, New York
May 08, 2022
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for an Associate Director; Bioinformatics Solutions Architect to work closely with data scientists and computational biologists from diverse disciplines that support Regeneron’s Research and Development functional areas. You will develop and maintain innovative bioinformatics applications and analytics pipelines running on Cloud-based parallel computing platforms. These applications typically process next generation sequencing (NGS) data, image data, and data from phenotyping endpoints for diverse scientific purposes. Working in a computational engineering core will also give you the opportunity to be exposed to other Regeneron-wide scientific and infrastructural collaborations.

In this role, a typical day might include the following:

•Collaborate closely with data scientists and analysts to understand their scientific and analytics needs and suggest appropriate computational approaches to shape future tech development.

•Coordinate, develop, and maintain bioinformatics pipelines and carry out bioinformatics analysis using languages such as Shell, Python, and R.

•Utilize Cloud-based computing platforms like HPCs and containers in a Linux environment to accelerate and optimize pipelines and analyses.
•Work with other bioinformaticians to support and enhance existing pipelines, share methodologies, and develop best practices.

This job might be for you if:
•Improving health outcomes is what drives your passion for science.

•You are passionate about understanding and utilizing efficient computational techniques to accelerate biological research.
•You have a strong work ethic and are proactive in providing solutions to foster scientific collaborations and drive projects forward.
•Can effectively communicate complex concepts to collaborators from a wide range of backgrounds.

To be considered for this role, you must have a PhD degree or Master’s degree + 10 years proven experience in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a related field. Experience with conducting bioinformatics analysis and building pipelines (e.g. next-generation sequencing analysis, querying bioinformatics database APIs). Strong background (2+ years) in at least one of the following scripting languages: Python, R, Perl. Strong familiarity in working in a Linux environment and shell scripting. Strong familiarity with high performance computing. Familiarity with code version control systems such as git, subversion, CVS. 2+ years of experience in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran, Ruby, JavaScript, preferred. Experience with front-end application development, a plus. Experience with database management systems such as MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, a plus. Experience with code debugging, profiling and optimization techniques, preferred.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.