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Bioinformatics Scientist

Company: Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Scientific Research & Analysis (Digital)Travel Required:NoneClearance Required:Ability to Obtain Public TrustWhat You Will Do:We are currently searching for a Bioinformatics person to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through bioinformatics support services as part of an existing bioinformatics team. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.

  • Generate and optimize programs and scripts for the analysis of data; create programs and algorithms and develop computational infrastructure resources for organizing and parsing data from large and complex data.
  • Provide broad-based programming and analytic support for a wide variety of bioinformatic and research projects.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and run open-source and commercial scientific software on platforms.
  • Perform computational analysis of and interpret results.
  • Provide reports based on analysis of scientific data.
  • Perform sequencing and alignment of raw data and interpret new data using larger public access datasets.
  • Provide interpretive analyses of data derived from different experimental platforms to generate biological meaning.
  • Write custom programs and algorithms to support data analyses and discovery.
  • Design and execute computational experiments.
  • Work with staff on planning of experiments, and data analysis for internal and collaborative projects; use bioinformatics expertise to advise and help bench scientists on experimental design and troubleshooting.
  • Make recommendations to investigators about the correct computational tools for testing scientific hypotheses and reaching valid conclusions.
  • Maintain proper and detailed documentation of the analysis performed and report results at lab meetings.
  • Prepare scientific reports and progress reports; assemble data to prepare tables, graphs, and slides; conduct scientific and program related information searches and report results.
  • Utilize and adapt existing bioinformatics techniques to check for trends and patterns in the data.
  • Write complex queries to multiple databases.
  • Perform data processing and data analysis with existing computational and statistical methods.
  • Assist in evaluating and interpreting results for validity and scientific meaning.What You Will Need:
    • M.S. and/or Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or a related field.
    • Minimum of two years of experience working on bioinformaticsWhat Would Be Nice To Have:
      • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
      • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
      • Strong experience working with Hi-C/ChIP-seq/ATAC-seq and/or multi-omics data sets.
      • Demonstrated record of productive collaborative interactions with biologists
      • R
      • MS Office Suite
      • Expert knowledge of relevant bioinformatics tools and databases for processing, analysis, and visualization of NextGen sequencing datasets (e.g., snakemake, BWA, STAR, Homer, MACS, HiCExplorer, GATK, IGV, GSEA, ClusterProfiler, etc.)
      • PythonWhat We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Parental Leave
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
        • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • annual membership
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, Bethesda , Bioinformatics Scientist, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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