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Bioinformatics Analyst II

Company: Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC) is a part of the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS) Program at Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The ABCC provides technology development, scientific consultation, collaboration and training, and high-performance computing support to the NCI and NIH scientists and staff. KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIESThe Bioinformatics Analyst II is responsible for providing collaborative bioinformatics support to the investigators at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).Bioinformatic Analyst II is responsible for:The analysis and interpretation of high-throughput biomedical data generated by microarray, next-generation sequencing, proteomics and metabolomics platformsContribute to a team effort in designing, developing and deploying robust workflows, as well as custom scripts, to support the analysis of high-throughput dataMining publicly available biological data to generate novel hypotheses or insightsPresenting analysis results, in a clear and concise manner, to an audience not familiar with bioinformaticsThe Bioinformatics Analyst II is expected to work effectively as a member of a team; coordinate activities among other groups located at the Bethesda, Frederick, Rockville and Gaithersburg NCI campuses; follow sound scientific practices and maintain effective documentation of activities and analyses. Majority of time will be spent on the main NIH campus in Bethesda.BASIC QUALIFICATIONSPossession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalencyIn addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible relevant experience is requiredMust be able to obtain and maintain a clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSA Masters' or PhD degree in any quantitative science is preferredCommitment to solving biological problems and communicating these solutionsAbility to multi-task across projectsExperience in submitting data sets to public repositoriesManagement of large genomic data sets including integration with data available from public sourcesPrior customer-facing roleRecord of scientific achievements including journal publications and conference presentationsExpected Competencies:Deep understanding of and experience in processing high throughput biomedical data: data cleaning, normalization, analysis, interpretation and visualizationAbility to understand and analyze data from complex experimental designsProficiency in at least two of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, R, Java and C/C++Experience in at least two of the following areas: metagenomics, ChIPSeq, RNASeq, ExomeSeq, DHS-Seq, microarray analysisFamiliarity with public databases: NCBI, Ensembl, TCGA, cBioPortal, Broad FireHoseKnowledge of working in a cluster environmentEqual Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) - Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

Keywords: Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Bethesda , Bioinformatics Analyst II, Professions , Bethesda, Maryland

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