Bioinformatic Data Scientist

Posted 31 Aug 2018

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 181223


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: This individual will play key roles in our bioinformatics tool/platform development to support R&D, marketing and company business. Work independently and collaboratively with members of bioinformatics, R&D and marketing to develop bioinformatics/chemoinformatics tools/pipelines/platforms; Data analysis on high-dimensional data sets from a wide range of sources to provide solutions to research and business; Develop new computational methods and algorithms to support new product and technology development related to metabolomics, genomics and chemoinformatics.

Who you are:
  • Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology or CS with biology/chemistry knowledge. Master's or PhD degree preferred.
  • Strong background in Bioinformatics, Genomics and/or Proteomics.
  • Experience in software application development with strong programming skills.
  • Experience with machine learning.
  • Proficiency in scripting language (eg perl or python) and java is required, knowledge in javaEE, PHP and R is a plus.
  • Experience in SQL and noSQL is a plus
  • Experience with jquery, javascript is a plus

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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