Senior Bioinformatician at Centogene GmbH (Berlin, Germany)

We are looking for a Senior Bioinformatician to join the R & D Bioinformatics team in Berlin or Belgrade. You will be responsible for developing novel algorithms and machine learning models to improve our diagnostics workflow and build custom AI tools for drug target discovery.

Your tasks will be:

  • Build data processing applications (R, Python, Rust)
  • Build web applications connecting to our Bioinformatic tools (e.g. Python Django, FastAPI, Java Spring Boot or Rust Rocket)
  • Identify new diseases and drug targets utilizing our big data Bio/DataBank and external data sources
  • Assist our DevOPs engineers to migrate existing microservices from On-Premise to AWS serverless infrastructure
  • Update our data processing pipelines (Airflow, Spark) with new tools and services

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A doctorate degree (with +3 years work experience) or master degree (with +5 years work experience in the field) in Bioinformatics, computer science or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in software development in either Python, R, Rust, Java
  • Experience with MySQL (raw queries, and ORM mappings)
  • Knowledge of Web technologies and REST APIs
  • Confidence in using the command line (Bash)
  • Deep knowledge of genetics or biology
  • 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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