[Bioperl-l] Position Announcement - Programmer Analyst / Bioinformatics - Stowers Institute for Medical Research - Kansas City, Missouri

Cook, Malcolm MEC at stowers-institute.org
Wed Jun 11 11:18:11 EDT 2008

Programmer Analyst

     The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Programmer Analyst to support the Bioinformatics Center.

     Responsibilities include development and analysis of software requirements; designing, evaluating, coding, documenting, deploying, and supporting custom and third-party software and bioinformatics applications; and assisting in maintenance of biological sequence databases.

     In addition to excellent communication skills the successful candidate will have experience with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, Unix shell, etc); web applications development; source code management systems; Unix/Linux and Windows systems administration; relational database applications (MySQL, Postgresql, etc.); pipeline/ workflow systems; cluster computing; a variety of DNA/ protein sequence analysis applications; and either Bioperl, EnsembleAPI, GMOD/GBrowse, or NCBI C++ toolkit. Experience with biological sequence database management, customizing genome browsers display using track formats such as GFF and bed, and Vector NTI is preferred.

     The minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in computer science, bioinformatics, physical science, mathematics, or a related field; and at least two years experience in development, utilization, or support of a group utilizing bioinformatics applications.

        Apply at <http://www.stowers-institute.org/ScientistsSought/ScientistsSought.asp#resume>

Malcolm Cook
Database Applications Manager - Bioinformatics
Stowers Institute for Medical Research - Kansas City, Missouri

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