Bioinformatics Research Specialist level 1/2
Company: Belcan Corporation
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2019
A Bioinformatics Research Specialist job located in West Sacramento, CA is available through Belcan. Our customer is seeking a Bioinformatics Research Specialist with a strong interest in learning how microbes are used to promote plant health and protect crops against pests and diseases. You will work with Bioinformatics Scientists and Microbiologists to support a collaboration project. There will be opportunities for you to be creative with solutions, to present work internally, and to improve your network. To be considered for this role, you will have at least 2 years of experience programming or scripting with Python, Perl, or other other language, 1 year using Linux/Unix command line tools for genomics or file management, and experience handling next generation sequence data sets. Bioinformatics Research Specialist duties: Work with terabytes of next generation sequence data. Manage the sequencing queue. Perform genome quality analyses. Run an in-house genome annotation pipeline. Participate in a multi-disciplinary team of scientists to suggest genomics-based solutions. Occasionally develop and implement algorithms to interpret data. Qualifications: MS or BS in Bioinformatics, Genetics, Genomics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or a related scientific discipline. At least 2 years of experience programming or scripting with a language such as Python, Perl, more preferred. At least 1 year using Linux/Unix command line tools for genomics or file management. Experience handling next gen sequence data sets. Good understanding of molecular biology, genetics, and some biochemistry of bacteria and fungi. Preferences: Some knowledge of using relational databases such as PostgreSQL. Experience using Git or other version-control system. Previous experience in research of bacterial metabolism or genomics highly desired. If you are interested in this Bioinformatics Research Specialist job located in West Sacramento, CA, please apply via the apply now link provided. Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services?from jet engines, air frame, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cyber security. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
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