SOPHiA GENETICS

Bioinformatics Engineer, Lausanne - Switzerland

You will be involved in the development of SOPHiA DDM and the SOPHiA pipeline system. Reporting to the VP Integration and Release, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Design and develop tools for continuous improvement of data analysis pipelines
  • Influence pipeline system design to reduce maintenance costs and facilitate frequent releases
  • Assist in the release process of new products and features
  • Work closely with the IT, Bioinformatics and Project Management teams to meet scalability, quality and product roadmap objectives 

Qualifications and Experience 

You are self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible. You are a team player and have the capacity to work independently on a project to completion. You strive for excellence and deliver end-products of high standards. 

You hold an MSc or PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related field. You have a solid Computer Science background. You can demonstrate experience in the following areas: 

  • Proficiency in linux bash scripting and another scripting language (perl or python)
  • Fluency in a compiled language is an advantage (C/C++ or Java)
  • Experience with NGS data analysis and familiarity with R
  • Experience with cluster computing and parallel processing of large data is an advantage
  • Full professional proficiency in English, fluency in French is an advantage 

Full time position

Location: St-Sulpice – Switzerland

Starting date: ASAP

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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