As a Bioinformatics Engineer, you will be part of a team of molecular biologists, medical geneticists, and bioinformaticians working together to analyze new and archival clinical cases using high throughput sequencing. As one of a newer team of software engineers, you will have the unique opportunity to design new in-house infrastructure for the UCLA Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories at the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline or equivalent work experience
3+ years’ experience or strong aptitude for software design and engineering
Expertise with command-line tools on Linux batch systems and cloud compute
Advanced skills in Python or R with attention to documentation and style
Familiarity with version control using git and continuous integration platforms
Familiarity with workflow specification (CWL/Nextflow) and executors (Toil/Snakemake)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with both biologists and coders
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.