Systems Analyst in Computational Biology, Web Development
programmer II-III, Seattle

re-posted from, 21.06.2010


The Bioconductor project seeks two individuals to join our software development team. Bioconductor is prominent in the development and distribution of open-source software for analysis and comprehension of high-throughput genetic data, including microarray, annotation, flow cytometry, and sequence data. Bioconductor is based on the R language for statistical analysis, and consists of more than 350 software packages developed internally and by a vibrant user community. Successful applicants will work in the core Bioconductor team, with strong interactions between team members and the broader user and developer community.

This position is to support and develop Bioconductor's web infrastructure. Initial responsibilities include supporting internet-based Bioconductor packages, modernization of the Bioconductor web site, management of software distribution repositories, and development and management of the Bioconductor user and developer communities. Additional responsibilities include exploratory development of web- or cloud-based facilities for R / Bioconductor analysis.

Qualifications and experience

   Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, or related disciplines;
   2 or more years of experience with Linux, Apache, SQL or comparable open source web components;
   2 or more years experience with ruby, javascript, or other scripting languages common in web development environments;
   Strong written and verbal communication skills.

   Familiarity with web-based bioinformatic resources, such as genome browsers, NCBI, and EMBL;
   Familiarity with general statistical methodologies.

For more information, visit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center job site and search for positions SAP II/III (Web Programmer) 23129.

Interested applicants should contact Martin Morgan directly at .

Martin Morgan
Computational Biology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109
Arnold Building M1 B861
Phone: (206) 667-2793