Bioinformatics Engineer
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Prague, CZ
před 51 dny

Bioinformatics Engineer Job

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MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.

The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-

year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world.

Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

The Bioinformatics & Cheminformatics team within the Product Strategy group is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Bioinformatics Engineer to support the development, maintenance and optimization of bioinformatics workflows.

The position will involve regular interactions with scientists as part of a cross-regional and multidisciplinary network of researchers, computational biologists, data scientists and software engineers.

In this role, you will :

  • Guide the development, optimization and scaling up of NGS-related pipelines particularly in microbiome research and translational medicine
  • Prototype, test and validate novel ideas, technologies, tools and algorithms to deliver significant scientific value
  • Act as a subject matter expert for various software development projects
  • Qualifications

    Required experience and skills :

  • MSc or PhD (preferred) degree in bioinformatics or related field with at least 2 years experience in industry or academic settings
  • A good track record of peer-reviewed publications is desirable
  • Experience in implementing computational workflows for analysis of NGS and other high-throughput data, for example : WGS, Exome-
  • seq, single cell, metagenomics (preferred), epigenetics, GWAS, eQTL, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and quantitative proteomics

  • Extensive knowledge of open-source and proprietary computational biology tools and databases
  • Solid statistical knowledge and understanding of current scientific challenges in microbiome research and / or immunology and oncology
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and high professional standards with strong ability to prioritize and work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills and ability to simplify and explain complex biological problems to data scientists and software engineers
  • Excellent programming skills in a subset of the following languages : Python, Perl, Java / C++, R / Shiny, Matlab, with the knowledge of Linux / Unix, SQL, and version control, e.g. Git
  • Experience with HPC and cloud computing (AWS) distributed computing
  • Experience in clinical data mining and machine learning approaches is a plus
  • We offer :

  • Challenging career, trainings, conferences and meetup sessions organized internally and externally
  • Learning opportunities, rotation program, internal transfer move options
  • Professional growth based on performance
  • Innovative and flexible working environment
  • Wide range of benefits
  • Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.

    At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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