Bioinformatics Programmer
DuPont - Wilmington, DE

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The Central Research & Development (CR&D) organization is seeking a

Bioinformatics Programmer/Analyst

to join the bioinformatics group located at our research facility in Wilmington, Delaware.

The position is embedded in a strongly collaborative multi-disciplinary setting. The person hired is expected to be strong on communication, with significant programming and infrastructure (tools and resources for information storage, curation, and retrieval) development experience, and exposure to Biology. He/she will develop or deploy tools that will be used by several teams of biologists working on diverse projects. He/she will also train biologists to use standard commercial software packages and tools our group develops and/or deploys. The position will involve opportunities to engage in project support, delivering real-world solutions affecting the bottom line of the company. A healthy team playing attitude is expected.


PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience in a professional/industrial biotechnology setting. A Master’s degree in the same disciplines with at least 6 years of relevant experience will be considered.

Expert knowledge of biological databases and bioinformatics applications and packages – commercial and/or open source.

Experience integrating and deploying tools.

Experience in database design and management (Oracle, MySQL).

Proficient in Perl/CGI, skilled in Java / C/C++, Python/PHP; working knowledge of R and Matlab is desirable

Skilled in web portal and front-end design and development.

Proficient in system administration (Linux/Unix).

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience in collaborating with biologists and other bioinformatics scientists in cross-functional team settings.

Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate bioinformatics principles and practices to a largely non-computational community of molecular biologists, physiologists, and geneticists.


Research Investigator

Primary Location






Education Level

Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)


Day Job

Employee Status



Yes, 5 % of the Time

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