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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Information Services
Bioinformatics Programmer I
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Job Description

Help develop, test and maintain in-house software for high-throughput computation for data processing, alignment, and assembly using various types of sequence data. Works with other pipeline developers and systems administrators to optimize hardware and configuration for maximal pipeline performance and stability. Troubleshoot diverse systems and data problems. Participate in code design and review. Under the direction of senior manager, formulates and defines project scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems handling genome sequence related data.

* Prepares detailed specifications and algorithms for genome sequence analysis from which programs will be written.
* Applies existing custom bioinformatics software to both well-defined and moderately complex genome analysis problems.
* Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and maintains programs and research software for genome sequence analysis applications.
* Researches, assesses, imports, configures, and customizes third-party bioinformatics software.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Biological Sciences.

No experience required.

Preferred: Knowledge of Perl, HTML, CGI, C++, relation databases and SQL. Programming in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Problem solving and analysis; Proficient in programming logic.NIX/LINUX environment.

About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.