Agilent Technologies, Inc. Bioinformatics / Biostatistics specialist - Leuven in Leuven, Belgium
Help developing the next generation of medical genetics software that is intuitive and easy-to-use yet has the full power of cloud-based computing and scalability behind it.
The use of genetic data in standard clinical practice is rapidly transforming healthcare and you can be a part of this revolution.
The products you will be working on aim at enabling new discoveries, improving the quality of life, and fighting cancer.
You will be part of a fast growing and exciting division of Agilent Technologies whose culture is entrepreneurial, professional, and rooted in teamwork and innovation.
As a Bioinformatics / Biostatistics specialist you will:
Build, test, and validate prototypes of new algorithms and analysis strategies.
Turn prototypes into clinical-grade software to deliver well-documented, future-proof, robust, and fully-tested software code that meets the standards of today’s industry-grade software engineering practices and those of Agilent Genomics' own quality standards defined by its Quality Management System.
Perform biostatistical research and analyses of NGS and SNP array data generated during product development.
Report on research results to the product development team and supervisor.
University degree related to statistics, mathematics, computer science, or bioinformatics.
Hands-on experience with implementing statistical methods for use in biomedical data analysis.
Hands-on experience with analysing biomedical data, and validating and interpreting the results.
Experience with data analysis tools and prototyping languages such as R and Python.
Familiarity with sequence analysis tools: sequence alignment, variant calling, etc.
You have an enthusiastic can-do mentality, and you are a dedicated team-worker and a clear communicator. Entrepreneurial attitude and creativity are important.
Date Posted: 20/Jul/17
Job Title: Bioinformatics / Biostatistics specialist - Leuven
Business: Diagnostics and Genomics Group
Job Category: R & D
Job Sub-Category: Scientist
Country or Area: Belgium
Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Experienced
Travel Required: Occasional
Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable
HR Country Location: Belgium
HR Town/City Location: Leuven