Job: Bioinformatics Specialist Position - Oxford
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bridget.a.mcmahon20 wrote:

Databiology is a fast growing software company looking to increase our team. We are seeking a bioinformatician to be the scientific and technical liaison between our development team and our external customers and partners, working with them to implement their pipelines and applications on our platform.


  • Research, integrate, and test new bioinformatics applications in Databiology
  • Teach new customers how to use our platform and use it to realize their own use cases
  • Work directly with customers to assess their scientific and bioinformatics needs, providing support and leadership to ensure successful integration with our platform
  • Advance our relationships with scientific and technical users and grow our active user base
  • Provide customer insights and recommendations to help direct our technology development roadmap

Required Qualifications:

  • MS / PhD in in bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, biophysics, computer science, or related discipline with a computational emphasis. BS considered with relevant experience
  • 2+ years in computational biology or directly related experience
  • Good working knowledge of genomic concepts, data types, and data analysis methods, and their representation in software systems
  • Pipeline development experience in sequencing analysis or genotyping, Linux or Shell scripting
  • Experience in Python, Bash, R and other relevant languages required
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written. Candidates should be capable of presenting technical information and data to non-experts in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated work experience managing projects with minimal supervision
  • Available for occasional travel (10%)
  • Must have a UK work visa

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a virtualized computing environment (cloud, Docker) highly desirable
  • Experience in a dynamic start-up or high growth environment

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV to

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