Job:Senior Bioinformatics Test Engineer/Analyst, PierianDx, Pune, INDIA
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Name of the post: Senior Bioinformatics Test Engineer

Location: Senapati Bapat Road, Pune, India

PierianDx (, a leader in the clinical genomics space, is currently seeking a talented, motivated Bioinformatician as a senior test/automation engineer at its Pune, India location.

As a Senior Bioinformatics Test Engineer, you will work in a cross functional team to perform verification and validation for a clinical NGS workflow and analysis platform.


  • PhD or masters degree in bioinformatics
  • Minimum 5 years of job experience

Required Skills:

  • Strong exposure to Next Generation Sequencing tools/data sets. Hands-on experience with sequence alignment and variant analysis using NGS.
  • Familiarity with elementary concepts of genetics (chromosome, gene, allele, transcript, CNV, SNP/InDel)
  • Proficiency in programming/scripting languages preferably Python and linux.
  • Good understanding of genomic databases and their annotations (For example: GenBank, RefSeq, dbSNP etc).
  • Previous working experience involving Bioinformatics software development or testing is preferred.
  • Proficiency in communicating an understanding of genetics details
  • You have an enthusiastic can-do mentality and have good verbal and written communication skills.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work in a cross-functional team and lead the requirement elaboration and testing effort for Bioinformatics software.
  • Have discussions with the product Manager and understand features to be developed and tested.
  • Elaborating the details of the software requirements in terms of user stories.
  • Writing functional test cases, testing and reporting bugs
  • Decide the scenarios to automate using test automation framework.
  • Develop tools and utilities for Bioinformatics verification and validation.

Interested candidates should send their CVs to

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