We are seeking an experienced Bioinformatics Scripter to support our client near St. Louis, MO. This is a 3 month, W2 contract position, with a possible 12 month extension.
Softtek offers a generous benefits package for our consultants, with no waiting period .
Essential Job Function:
Run existing sequence bioinformatics pipelines in the UNIX environment to support high-throughput research pipelines
Troubleshoot bioinformatics pipelines independently and in collaboration with senior bioinformatics developers and global IT to ensure continuous data deliver
Collaborate with leadership to design and execute experiments to evaluate novel bioinformatics algorithms. Report results within the expected timeframe and in a clear and concise fashion.
Maintain cutting edge pipelines, modifying existing pipelines to utilize novel algorithms and provide new reports to stakeholders. Modifications will be done at the request of leadership.
Effectively manage multiple projects at the same time and maintain an excellent on time delivery rate.
Communicate clearly and effectively, in both written and oral forms, with stakeholders across our client
Required Skills / Experience:
Experience working within the UNIX environment
Experience working with shared compute resources (local servers and compute farms infrastructure)
Experience with PERL programming
Experience handling and analyzing raw (unmapped) Illumina sequencing reads
Understanding of Illumina sequencing technology
Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
Demonstrated problem solving skills related to bioinformatics
Experience with a LSF compute farm infrastructure
BS/MS/PhD in Bioinformatics or a related field
Experience with RNA-Seq read mapping and analysis
Experience with de novo transcriptome assembly and annotation
Education / Certifications:
BS Degree or equivalent experience.
Candidates must pass a background check and skills assessment.
Softtek Integration Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital or veteran status, place of national origin and other categories protected by law are not factors in employment, promotion, compensation or working conditions.
SOFTTEK Company Summary
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries. Through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry.
We aspire to transcend as a leading global provider of IT and business process solutions, forging longstanding and mutually beneficial relationships built on a foundation of earned trust. We will build our future by being a well-grounded and socially responsible company, with a profitable track record, delivering innovative high quality services, driven by a passionate, human-centric culture.
US Operations Corporate Offices:
3636 South Geyer Rd Sunset Hills, MO 63127
o Application-Related Services
o Business Process Outsourcing
o IT Infrastructure Support
o Software Products and Associated Services
o Softtek is a preferred service provider for several Fortune 500 organizations
o Top-tier corporations in the markets where we operate
Awards and Distinctions:
o SEI CMMi Level 5
o Six Sigma Corporate Program
o IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List®, 2009, 2010, 2011
o 10 SAP Award of Excellence in “Best Regional Partner” category
o Named as a "Strong Performer" for SAP Implementation services by Forrester
o Globalization-2010 Award for Performance, GE GDC Program
o BusinessWeek Emerging Outsourcing Players
o ISO 9001:2008 (for Procurement Services from Aguascalientes, Mexico and for “Design, development, support and IT application improvements” in Argentina)
o ISO 9001:2008 Certification (for Development, Maintenance & Application Support in Brazil)
o Gartner Best Solution Delivery Award 2004
o The Global Services 100 - Top Company to Watch South of the Border 2007 & 2008 and Top Company to Watch in Latin America 2006 by neoIT and Global Services Magazine
o Great Place to Work® Institute’s Best Places to Work For: Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico
o Only Latin-American company in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Offshore Application Services 2006 & 2007
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