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Opportunity: Scientific Programmer w/ NIH/NHGRI @ Digicon Corporation--Bethesda, MD (US)
Submitted by Karen Mirolli; posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The Intramural Research Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland) is currently seeking a detail-oriented programmer to join its Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with NHGRI research investigators performing a variety of large-scale genetic and genomic studies. These investigators employ cutting-edge technologies, such as next-generation sequencing methods, to advance our understanding of the basic mechanisms underlying human disease. The contributions of programmers within the Bioinformatics Core are often recognized by co-authorship on published scientific manuscripts.

- Two years professional experience programming in Perl and CGI
- Two years professional experience with relational database development
- A solid, working knowledge of SQL and HTML
- Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying applications on UNIX and Linux platforms
- Familiarity with public bioinformatic and genomic databases and tools (e.g., Entrez, BLAST, the UCSC Genome Browser, Ensembl, and Phred/Phrap/Consed)
- Must be well-organized and experienced with software documentation
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a confident and cooperative service-oriented attitude
- Fluency in both written and spoken English

Highly qualified candidates will possess:
- Previous experience providing programming support for bioinformatic or genomic projects
- Experience with object-oriented programming
- Experience with high-performance (parallel) computing
- The ability to be self-motivated and work independently, with minimal supervision

Educational Requirements:
- Bachelorís or Masterís Degree in computer science, biology, bioinformatics, or a related field

All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer and able to pass a background investigation (Level 5).

This is a full-time employee position offered through Digicon Corporation. Digicon is a full-service information technology company that is recognized as a leading IT service provider known for providing long-term support to key Government agencies and commercial customers. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send a Word- or PDF-formatted copy of your resume and salary expectations to Karen Mirolli at karen.mirolli[at] No relocation assistance is available.

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