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    Opportunity: Bio-Informatics Developer @ BCforward -- Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Submitted by Jason Kegerreis; posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018


    BCforward is seeking a highly motivated Bio-Informatics Developer in Indianapolis, IN.

    The facility is a computational scientific lab specializing in drug molecule development. The lab consists of highly talented and productive researchers/scientists from various quantitative fields. The Bioinformatics Developer will assist researchers in the implementation of data processing pipelines as part of the overarching initiative.


    Tasks Include:
    • Running existing bioinformatics programs on data sets to test their reliability and performance. This involves submitting jobs to the compute cluster, identifying problems, and interpreting the results.
    • The number of datasets is large and running these jobs often require manual intervention.
    • Following instructions from senior team members to codify the pipelines in standards text formats (e.g. Docker or Common Workflow Language)
    • Some projects require efficient implementation of algorithms.
    • The analyst may assist in taking research-level code to production-level code, creating documentations, and answering questions from users.


    Basic Qualifications:
    • Experience with sequencing data and bioinformatics methods are highly desirable.
    • Strong programming skills and attention to detail are essential.
    • Next generation sequencing
    • Sequence alignment
    • Python
    • R
    • PHP
    • Linux
    • Bioinformatics tools


    Expected Duration: Long-term Contract


    Indianapolis, IN


    Pay: Hourly on W2


    BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCForward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and operates delivery centers in 49 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 6500 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward's team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average.


    To apply for this posting please send your resume to sri.vedantam[at]

    Contact Name: Sri Vedantam

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