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Bioinformatics Engineer (software instrumentation cloud) in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    KS - Bioinformatics

Job Description

Bioinformatics Engineer (software instrumentation cloud team) - San Diego, CA
Contract through spring 2019 with possible full time conversion


Work independently in cross-functional teams to lead the testing effort for Bioinformatics application in the Cloud. Design, develop and execute automation test framework and code. Apply knowledge to develop, modify, and execute software test plans and test cases. Work with software developers, Bioinformatics scientists and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving the verification process. Collaborate with peers to identify opportunities for process improvement.

  • Good education: BS/MS degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Science or related field, i.e. Computer Science/Bioengineering
  • Strong experience programming in 1 or more of the following languages: Java, C#, Python, Bash, C++ is required.
  • Working experience with databases/Cloud computing (AWS) is preferred.
  • Working experience involving Cloud application development or testing is preferred.
  • Understanding of Genetics & Next Gen Sequencing techniques.
  • Good communication, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.