Data Scientist Bioinformatics at Centogene GmbH (Berlin, Germany)

Your tasks will be:

We are looking for data scientist to join our R & D bioinformatics team in Berlin. You will be responsible for developing cutting-edge advanced data analytic algorithms and models from next generation sequencing data

  • Data management tasks and bioinformatics algorithm development
  • Data mining, interpretation and analysis
  • Statistical analysis and visualization
  • Development and curation of bioinformatics tools and databases
  • Close collaboration with business owners; pro-actively driving further improvement to reach targets

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A doctorate degree (with +1 year‘s work experience) or master degree (with +3 year’s work experience in the field) in Bioinformatics, mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or related field
  • Strong hands-on programing skills (R, Python, Java, etc)
  • In-depth knowledge of database principles and corresponding query language skills (e.g. MySQL, AWS Aurora)
  • At least 3 years of software development experience in a scientific environment, ideally in an international company
  • Must have experience with scalable cloud environments (AWS preferred).
  • Highly experienced in a big data environment using advanced analytics and machine learning algorithms
  • Knowledge of NGS data analysis (RNA-seq, DNA-seq, etc) and in depth knowledge of relevant public and proprietary databases, methods and tools (UCSC Genome Browser, TCGA, gnomAD)
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, combined with good team spirit
  • Ability to set priorities, meet timelines and company objectives.

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