BioInformatics Engineer GENEWIZ Germany (m/f/d)

BioInformatics Engineer GENEWIZ Germany (m/f/d)

Location: Leipzig, Germany

As a member of the Global Lab Automation Team your primary focus is to establish state-of-the-art bioinformatics solutions for GENEWIZ customers. In addition, the solutions provided will enable the technical support team to standardize customer deliverables without the necessity for specialized IT expertise. You will work closely with Global Lab Automation & Informatics Innovation team, Production & Technical Support, Bioinformatics contacts worldwide and our Global IT infrastructure team.

Your role:

  • Design of novel bioinformatic pipelines and selection of appropriate tools in collaboration with scientists

  • Optimization and automation of existing pipelines

  • Embedding automated pipelines into user-friendly frontends

  • Transferring automated pipelines into cloud-based services and on-premises sites as required.

Our expectations:

  • MSc or PhD (or equivalent experience) in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent field.

  • Experience in bioinformatics pipeline implementation in a genomics environment (e.g., processing of large-scale datasets, applications of biological tools and algorithms, etc.)

  • R (or equivalent), Python and/or C# or any equivalent scripting language - professional level

  • Interdisciplinary understanding of Genomics, IT and Cloud Services

  • Professional experience with using third-party productivity tools (e.g., Jira, Git etc.) and related software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum or similar).

  • State of the art knowledge of microservices (e.g., dockerization), common cloud based approaches and applications namely AWS or as used by GENEWIZ

Our offer:

  • Attractive and modern place to work at our GENEWIZ European headquarters in Leipzig + home-office flexibility.

  • Permanent position.

  • 30 days’ vacation and flexible working hours.

  • Training opportunities and various health promotion programmes.

Contact: ; Human Resources Recruiting, Brooks Europe
Please apply online, in English, stating your salary expectations and your desired starting date.

About us:

GENEWIZ is a leading global genomics service company and trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. The European headquarters of GENEWIZ, with our recently opened state-of-the-art sequencing laboratories, is located in the north of Leipzig. Together with our parent company, Brooks Automation, a leading global provider of automation and vacuum solutions as well as semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences, we stand for a customer-oriented culture and promote innovative and future-oriented thinking among our employees.