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Bioinformatician, Computer Scientist, Biological Scientist - Strategic Product Development (m/f)

Centogene AG (www.centogene.com) is one of the world´s leading diagnostic laboratories in the field of rare hereditary diseases Centogene AG relies on modern technologies, such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), and is developing a large number of global analyses for groups of diseases. Centogene maintains offices and laboratories in Rostock, Berlin, Toronto, Dubai, New Delhi and Vienna.

Bioinformatician (m/f)

We are seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatician (m/f), to work in the Strategic Product Development team and assist database curators in submitting and curating genetic variants in Centogene’s Curation Repository, an internal database of genetic variations identified in patients with rare genetic diseases.
Qualifications:
  • PhD or MSc in bioinformatics, computer science, biological sciences or related fields
  • Experience in Python and MySQL is a must
  • Experience with genomic research and/or management and analysis of sequencing data is a plus
  • Self-motivated with high levels of personal drive and energy
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a diverse team of experts to tackle complex problems
  • Excellent knowledge and application of English (oral and written)
Job Description:
  • Evaluate and deploy existing bioinformatics tools for the quality check of database content
  • Develop and deploy novel tools for mapping and annotating sequencing variants, using internal and external databases (e.g., dbSNP, 1K Genomes, Exome Sequencing Project, ExAC, OMIM, ClinVar etc)
  • Literature mining for characterization of known genetic variation
  • Provide scripts for consistency checks between patient genotype and phenotype statements
  • Prepare Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the use of novel software tools
  • Conduct and document software validation of novel software
  • Support curators on custom exports of database contents
What we can offer:
  • A position in a rapidly growing international company
  • Very good possibilities for national and international development
  • Assistance in searching for housing, schools, day care facilities, etc.
  • Continuing education programs
Become a part of a young, dynamic company. An international and innovative team of world class clinicians, scientists, IT professionals, sales and business managers awaits you.
Please send full application materials to us by e-mail only as a single PDF: jobs@centogene.com
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Daniela Osterholz by phone: +49 (0)381 203652201.
Centogene AG
Rostock Branch
Schillingallee 68
18057 Rostock
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