Bioinformatics/ Data Scientist - NGS

Platomics develops a global marketplace for personalized medicine to make the future of molecular diagnostics available today. We are a young vibrant team and apply the most advanced computing technologies to enable big data processing and analysis in healthcare. We are bioinformaticians, genetics researchers, software developers, mathematicians, and marketing & sales experts.

Bioinformatics/ Data Scientist - NGS

As a Data Scientist you have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop processes and tools to monitor, analyze and present data
  • Perform statistical analysis during clinical evaluation studies to draw conclusions
  • Develop statistical analysis plans and tools and practices for data analysis and statistics
  • Contribute to the design of assay verification and clinical evaluation studies, study synopses, protocols and reports
  • Communicate analysis results and conclusions to internal stakeholders
  • Perform in-depth analysis of large volumes of data to unveil clinical and business insights by applying statistical methods
  • Leverage complex statistical models to support analysis activities
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of current data processes
  • Advise on the suitability of clinical study protocols
  • Pro-actively identify and communicate meaningful patterns from large data sets extracted from both internal and external data sources
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy

Required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in statistics, mathematics, data science, or bioinformatics or a related discipline, or 3+ years of experience working in the field of bioinformatics or statistics
  • Deep understanding of Statistics and Probability
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Not afraid of complex problems
  • Experienced in SQL, Python, R and other quantitative and statistical modelling technologies and tools
  • Excellent programming and analytical skills
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in analyzing NGS data (including RNA-seq and DNA-seq)
  • PhD or Master's degree in statistics, bioinformatics or molecular biology
  • Strong publication record and demonstrated scientific problem-solving skills
  • Capability to connect the dots across multiple information sources to form hypothesis and structure action plan for new innovative products
  • Professional experience with statistical software
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus
  • Out of the box thinker, creative but also focused on continuous improvement

We offer:

  • An interdisciplinary and dedicated team
  • Exciting challenges in a fast-evolving domain
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies
  • A flexible work schedule

Applications need to be submitted in English.

The Platomics office is very conveniently located close to Praterstern, easily reachable via U1, U2, S-Bahn and ÖBB. We offer flexible working arrangements.

You'll earn a salary starting at of EUR 55.000 per year (according to IT-KV). Willingness for over-payment is given for candidates with proper experience and/or qualifications. 

Platomics GmbH
Platomics GmbH
Sigrid Kappl
Friedmanngasse 38-40/1/17
1160 Wien

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