Research Scientist in Charlottesville, VA at DISYS

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Currently seeking a Bioinformatics Research Scientist to support multi-disciplined teams to execute government and commercial programs focused on implementing massively parallel sequencing (MPS) technologies combined with high performance computing techniques for human forensics. This position is located in Charlottesville, VA.

  • This position will support the development of next-generation computational and bioinformatics tools for screening and identification, functional annotation, and characterization of target nucleic acid sequences from microbial and human sources. This position will work collaboratively with biologists and statisticians to develop cutting-edge software products.



This position offers a strong benefits package including health and life insurance.  There is also a generous PTO package.  Work life Balance is appreciated and respected!

Job Requirements

  • Provide technical guidance to multi-discipline teams in the development of novel computational and bioinformatics products, effectively facilitating productive communications between data scientists, computer programmers, and biological scientists

  • Evaluate, develop, implement, and integrate complex data analytics software applications, to include overseeing the development and documentation of new algorithms, development of useful reference databases and scripting to populate, coding (Python, Perl, Java, and related languages), and build-out of the user interface

  • Provide support in experimental design, analysis, and integration of high-content data generating capabilities (e.g., MPS)

  • Create new software tools to enable novel bioinformatics approaches

  • Provide requisite oversight to ensure timely and efficient execution of the program.



THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:



  • A minimum of a BS in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or equivalent with a strong focus on algorithm development, data structures and scientific programming.

  • Strong statistical analytic skills, with proven experience in the analysis of complex data sets and in the development of data-driven statistical/computational models

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required, including productive operation within a team-oriented environment




Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.
Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.

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