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Bioinformatics Services Developer

Job Location
Rue du Centre 172
1025 St-Sulpice
Job Description

Interested to join our Bioinformatics Service team? We are helping clients worldwide analysing their data on a daily basis, helping them to move new genetic tests to routine enabling faster diagnosis of their patients. To keep the fast pace of growth we are always seeking to optimise our workflows and to develop tools to support them. Therefore, we are looking to hire a developer within the Bioinformatics Service team to help to establish and improve tools commonly used within the team.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Provide tools to the team for recurrent analyses or to speed up different workflows
  • Implement thorough unit testing for tools
  • Documentation of tools and workflows
  • Help with the release cycle: help with the testing of new developments, incl. non-regression tests, 
  • Help answer BioIT related support questions

Therefore we are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible person with the capacity to work independently on a project to completion. You should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong programming experience in R/Bioconductor or Python
  • Strong Linux bash scripting experience
  • Experience in high volume data visualisation 
  • Experience in NGS data analysis would be an advantage
  • Experience in C++ programming would be an advantage

Full time position

Location: St-Sulpice – Switzerland

Starting date: ASAP

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

About Our Organization

Ranked among the "50 Smartest Companies" in the world according to the MIT Technology Review, SOPHiA GENETICS is a fast-paced, high-growth health-tech company. Combining deep expertise in life sciences, medical disciplines and mathematical modeling, we bring to market data analytics solutions to support healthcare professionals in better diagnosing and treating patients. Today SOPHiA’s technologies are trusted by over 970 leading hospitals worldwide, all connected to each other and motivated by the goal of providing better outcomes to all patients.

In our mission to democratize Data-Driven Medicine, we are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our growing dynamic team. Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you…