Bioinformatics Software Engineer

326015BR
Aug 27, 2021
USA

Job Description

6,000 people dedicated to discovery - 6 research campuses across the globe - 1 purpose...to reimagine medicine! Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.

We are seeking a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to collaboratively develop software systems and pipelines for automated processing and analysis to support our data scientists and collaborators working on an outstanding pipeline of drugs to treat and cure cancer.

You will contribute to software solutions that transform genomic and other biomarker data from pre-clinical and clinical projects to enable data scientists to derive scientific insights more quickly. You will work in smaller project teams that directly impact data scientists’ research, while collaborating within a larger engineering team to follow Software Engineering / agile standard methodologies. You will be curious and enjoy learning new tools, techniques, and technologies relevant to software engineering and bioinformatics. You will be passionate about developing clean, maintainable code considering both the short-term and long-term impact.

In this hands-on role, you will:
- contribute to development, optimization & automation of bioinformatics pipelines and data engineering workflows
- follow Software Engineering standard methodologies with strong testing and release processes
- collaborate and interact with scientists to understand the problem domain and find opportunities to accelerate their work
- contribute as needed to data mining and visualization applications
- stay current with new technologies and standard methodologies related to bioinformatics pipeline development, software development, data visualization

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
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NIBR
Oncology NIBR
USA
Cambridge, MA
Data Science
Full Time
Regular
No
326015BR

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

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