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List members -- We're looking to add two new faces to the Bioconductor team here in Seattle; job descriptions are pasted below. For more information, visit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center job site http://www.fhcrc.org/about/jobs/index.html and search for positions SAP II/III (Web Programmer) 23129, SAP II/III (R Programmer) 23133. Please pass this announcement on to others! Best, Martin *** Job ads / status The Bioconductor project (http://bioconductor.org) 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. **** Position One: Systems Analyst / Programmer II-III (Web Development) The first 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. Required qualifications include: - 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. - Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, or related disciplines. Recommended qualifications include: - Familiarity with web-based bioinformatic resources, such as genome browsers, NCBI, and EMBL. - Familiarity with general statistical methodologies. **** Position Two: Systems Analyst / Programmer II-III (R Programmer) The second position is to support development of Bioconductor software packages. The position will involve development of R / Bioconductor packages for analysis of high-throughput sequence data, including algorithm development and implementation and creative solutions to large volume data management challenges. Required qualifications include: - 2 or more years experience with programming languages, for example C, python, ruby, matlab, R. - Experience with software development best practices appropriate for small teams, for instance use of version control, unit tests, agile project management, and creation of end-user documentation. - Familiarity with statistical concepts and methods. - Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, or related disciplines. Recommended qualifications include: - Experience with high-volume genetic data, such as from next-generation sequence pipelines - Experience with SQL data bases, or netCDF / HDF5 file formats - Familiarity with bioinformatic work flows, especially related to sequence analysis. -- Martin Morgan Computational Biology / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1100 Fairview Ave. N. PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109 Location: Arnold Building M1 B861 Phone: (206) 667-2793
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