Bioinformatics Analyst, Cancer – New York Genome Center – New York, NY

Job Description:
The New York Genome Center is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our expanding computational biology group. As Bioinformatics Analyst, Cancer you will be responsible for the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. You will work as part of a team of analysts and scientists led be experienced bioinformaticians.

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:
Analyze cancer sequencing data using established pipelines and workflows;

Perform appropriate QC measures;

Implement, maintain and document data analysis pipelines and workflows;

Benchmark new tools for cancer sequencing data analysis and propose improvements;

Develop and apply novel analysis approaches;

Assist and collaborate with internal and external researchers on analyses of NGS data;

Summarize results in written or oral reports for bioinformatics scientists and internal researchers;

Assist bioinformatics scientists in preparing text and figures for manuscripts and external presentations.

Position Requirements

BS with 2+ years work/research experience in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;

1+ years demonstrated exposure to NGS data analysis; experience using standard NGS analysis software (including samtools, GATK, Picard, bedtools, etc);

Exposure to cancer genomics preferred; experience with somatic variant calling a plus;

Strong programming skills in R, Python, Perl, BASH, Java, C++ or similar;

Experience working in a Linux environment;

Experience using an SGE cluster preferred;

Experience working with TCGA, COSMIC, 1000 Genomes, ENCODE, or GTEx data a plus;

Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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