Posted on: January 13, 2022
MilliporeSigma is hiring a Bioinformatics Programmer at their
Rockville, MD location
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery:
our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays
through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science
and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we
have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant
ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business
of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
At MilliporeSigma, as a Bioinformatics Programmer within the
Scientific Computing/Bioinformatics group in our Rockville Maryland
facility, your role is to design, develop and implement software
applications to support the full range of genomics service
offerings. This is NOT a traditional Software Engineering role. It
involves writing complex, science-related interfaces, tools, and
workflows, but generally does not include scientific work such as
method development, validation, or data analysis. This role
presents an excellent opportunity for someone looking to transition
from research science into full-time professional software
development while still leveraging a scientific background
Your primary responsibilities will be to provide core
computational/application development and technical
(programming/pipeline development) functions supporting a range of
genomics-based (e.g. next generation) testing services. You will
liaise closely with management and the bioinformatics and software
engineering/IT teams and end users (including support staff) to
understand needs and requirements to aid in software development.
You will be expected to lead by example and work collaboratively to
advance the application of NGS in the field of biosafety
Who You Are:
Master's degree in information technologies, computer
science/programming with 2+ years' work experience
Bachelor's degree in information technologies, computer
science/programming with 5+ years' work experience
Developing, maintaining apps written in Python/Perl.
Experience in a Researching environment
Experience in software development preferably in a Linux
Experience in progressive web app development with at least one
Understanding of web design principles and best practices with
solid understanding of information architecture, navigation, and
Experience with object-oriented design, template engines for
creating responsive UI design using HTML5 and CSS3,
ES6/ES2015), Rest APIs(Express.js or similar) and build tools like
eslint, Babel, webpack or similar.
Experience with Unit testing (e.g., Jest or similar) and Automated
web app testing (e.g., Selenium or similar)
Proficiency in using Linux command line.
Experience working with software version control systems
Oral and written communication skills including drafting standard
operating procedures, user requirements, design specifications,
software lifecycle documentation etc.
Ability to work under minimal supervision with excellent time
Ability to handle multiple high-complexity projects
What we offer: -With us, there are always opportunities to break
new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our
diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw
your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and
priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No
employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against
on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or
veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender
status, marital status, or any other classification protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law. - This policy of Equal
Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs
relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation,
benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and
conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes
they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone
acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their
Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately.
The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they
made a good faith report of discrimination.
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