ResponsibilitiesAs a Bioinformatics Engineer, you will be part of a team of molecular biologists, medical geneticists, and bioinformaticians working together to analyze new and archival clinical cases using high throughput sequencing. As one of a newer team of software engineers, you will have the unique opportunity to design new in-house infrastructure for the UCLA Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories at the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine.
Qualifications•BS or MS in Computer Science, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline or equivalent work experience •3+ years’ of relevant experience or strong aptitude for software design and engineering •Expertise with command-line tools on Linux batch systems and cloud compute •Advanced skills in Python or R with attention to documentation and style •Familiarity with version control using git and continuous integration platforms •Familiarity with workflow specification (CWL/Nextflow) and executors (Toil/Snakemake) •Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with both biologists and coders
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