Bioinformatics Engineer

LifeMine Therapeutics
Data Science
United States New York New York


Company Description
LifeMine Therapeutics, Inc. is the first biotechnology company exploiting the unique ability of fungi to produce powerful drugs optimized through billions of years of evolution, and deploying these molecules for the treatment of intractable human diseases via novel biological mechanisms. The company is using a genome mining and recombinant overexpression approach to mount a massive search for novel drugs through the fungal biosphere. With operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Manhattan, New York, LifeMine brings a unique approach to its revolutionary scientific and medical mission.
Job Summary
We are seeking a The Bioinformatics Engineer will be part of the Genomics Discovery team and will implement bioinformatic workflows and relational databases to analyze and store genomic data, and develop web interfaces to enable the discovery of novel therapeutic solutions from LifeMine’s private fungal genomic datasets. This position is located in our Manhattan, NY offices.
Job Responsibilities
 Implement and maintain databases for storing and manipulating genomic data
 Develop web interfaces for genomic data interpretation and dissemination
 Maintain a current knowledge of data related technologies.
 Contribute in the design and development of cloud-based bioinformatic workflows
 Maintain a current knowledge of data related technologies.
 Follow software development best practices


2+ years of software engineering experience in the bioinformatics and genomics space
 BS or MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field.
 Proficiency in at least one major scripting language (Python, Perl, PHP, or similar)
 Proficiency in relational database development (Postgres, MySQL, or similar)
 Proficiency with Linux and basic shell commands
 Excellent communication skills and a team attitude
Preferred Qualifications
 Familiarity with publicly available genomics resources
 Data visualization and analysis experience
 Web development experience in HTML/CSS/jQuery

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

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Charlene Cormier