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Bioinformatics Technologist II- Ross Lab

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Join Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital's team of caregivers that remain on the leading edge of technology and education all while consistently providing patient-centered healthcare. As part of Cleveland Clinic's Florida region, Weston Hospital is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and Florida. Here, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.
As a Bioinformatics Technologist II, you will develop and maintain software systems and pipelines for data processing and analysis of next generation sequencing data. You will work in a highly collaborative environment as part of a team of software engineers, computational biologists, and clinical and basic research scientists.
The ideal caregiver is someone who:

  • Has experience with manipulation and analysis of high volume biological data.

  • Has experience with commonly used software tools for biological sequence analysis.

  • Has basic understanding of molecular biological concepts.

  • Has written and verbal communication skills.

  • Has teamwork and motivational skills.

  • Has organizational and multitasking skills.

    At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.Job Description

    • Support existing production pipelines, fix and resolve issues, as needed.

    • Identify, evaluate, and apply new computational methodologies and emerging technologies to improve existing methods and tools.

    • Analyze genomics data in partnership with experimental and computational team members, industry partners and collaborators.

    • Assist other lab members (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows) with training on bioinformatic tools.

    • Other duties as assigned.


      • Bachelor's degree in computer science/software engineering/bioinformatics or related field + 3 years of related experience.

      • Masters degree in a similar field may offset up to two years of work experience.


        • Language required

        • Language preferred


          • None required

            Complexity of Work:

            • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

            • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

              Work Experience:

              • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience . Advanced degrees in related fields may offset 2 years of work requirement.

              • Experience in DNA and RNA-seq data analysis. Experience with single-cell RNA sequencing data is a plus.

              • Solid understanding of all stages of software development cycle. Familiarity with agile software development approach is a plus.

              • Fluency in programming languages (Java, Python, Perl, R), UNIX shell scripts and database management systems (MySQL or PostgreSQL).

              • Experience with common bioinformatics tools (BWA, Bowtie, SAMtools, GATK, MuTect, VarScan, Strelka, STAR).

              • Proficiency with Linux/UNIX tools in high-performance computing clusters (HPC) environment. Experience with Cloud Computing is a plus.

              • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

                Physical Requirements:

                • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods.

                • Ability to travel throughout the hospital system.

                • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment.

                • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

                  Personal Protective Equipment:

                  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment.

                    Pay Range
                    Minimum hourly: $30.41
                    Maximum hourly: $46.38
                    The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the anticipated range for new hires. While the pay range is displayed as an hourly rate, Cleveland Clinic recruiters will clarify whether the compensation is hourly or salary. A successful candidate's actual compensation will be determined after taking factors into consideration such as the candidate's work history, experience, skill set, and education. This is not inclusive of the value of Cleveland Clinic's benefits package, which includes among other benefits, healthcare/dental/vision and retirement.
                    Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Port St. Lucie , Bioinformatics Technologist II- Ross Lab, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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