Job Details

  • Title: Bioinformatics Analyst
  • Code: RCI-14956
  • Location: US-Remote
  • Posted Date: 11/24/2021
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

This is a 100% Remote / Work From Home role

  • Bioinformatics or statistics degree needed
  • 70% science role and 30% IT role
  • Python is ideal to have (nice to have)
  • Linux and Unix exp
  • Performing some routine some Seq diff analysis
  • Quality control validation on diff sequencing platform
  • Doing Bio informatics analysis and adhoc work
  • Comparing DNA seq
  • Programming background
  • Run shell scripts
  • R programming and python exp
  • Run routine analysis and creating report
  • Some one with Strong R programming exp will also work


  • We have an exciting contract opportunity for a Bioinformatics analyst/programmer to support the Emerging Technology Group in GRC.


  • Primary responsibility include providing analysis support for running standard pooled CRISPR screening data and differential expression analysis of bulk RNAseq data, and performing standard validation/QC analysis for data generated by the Genome Technology group.
  • If candidate harbors strong skills/interest in programming/software development, there is also a need to refactor code for the CRISPR screening pipeline, and possible development of visualization (Rshiny App) for various type of analysis.
  • Ideal candidate must have strong linux shell coding experience, comfortable in using R to do data analysis, and proficient in Python.
  • If a candidate is comfortable with job submission using high performance computer servers, that would be a plus.

What hours and days will this person be working?

  • Typically between 9AM-5PM Central Time.

4. What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?

  • Required Skill 1: Proficient in using R to do basic data analysis (processing, plotting…)
  • Required Skill 2: differential expression statistical testing, this is applicable to both bulk RNAseq and CRISPR screening data
  • Required Skill 3: Be able to write Python scripts for data processing
  • Required Skill 4: Comfortable working in linux/Unix environment, including job submission using High Performance Computer servers
  • Required Skill 5: comfortable working with NGS data (mostly Illumina short read technology)

5. What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required?

  • B.S. in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics with 2+ years applicable experience or M.S. in ioinformatics/Biostatistics.

6. What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?

  • Ability to develop R packages from existing R code
  • Ability to read Perl code
  • Experience in working with CRISPR data,
  • Experience developing R shiny App for data visualization

7. What is the environment that this person will be working in (i.e. group setting vs individual role)?

  • Group setting.

8. Is any testing required for this role?

  • No

9. Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role?

  • If remote opportunity exists, what are the options (i.e. 1 day remote, 4 days on-site)? YES, open for discussion.

10. Other notable details about the environment from the hiring manager about this role

11. What positions/background experience do you feel are successful in this role.

  • Be very comfortable working with NGS data (mainly short read technology) , experience working with Fastqs, SAM/BAM files, have interest in coding