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Bioinformatics Engineer
United States-MA

For the last 7 years Variantyx has established itself as the industry leader in germline genetic diagnostics. We were the first to launch a comprehensive clinically validated whole genome test. As we continue to develop and improve our germline solution, Variantyx has set its eyes to the oncology space. We are in need of a bioinformatician instrumental in helping Variantyx burst into the somatic field.

Develop a tumor-only somatic pipeline capable of calling small sequence changes, indels, structural variants, gene fusions, etc.
Validate the pipeline using known truth-sets
Develop high quality and efficient code
Capable of taking ownership of part or the whole system


B.S. and/or M.S. in computer science, bioinformatics or a related field (must have already graduated)
At least 5 years out-of-university work experience in a bioinformatics position
Permanent Resident / Authorized to work in the US

Preferred Languages and dbs: Python, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
Hands on experience working with NGS datasets
Strong experience and familiarity with standard bioinformatics tools, e.g. bwa, gatk/mutec, samtools, bedtools, etc.
Experience with mutation and/or gene curation sources such as ClinVar, HGMD, OMIM, etc.
Preferred experience with designing or working with distributed architectures

Location Framingham - MA, remote work friendly

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Start Date: 0000-00-00

Duration: Full Time

Status: Open

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Alex Kaplun

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