Data Engineer

Othram

Othram is the world’s only laboratory purpose-built to combine genome sequencing with advanced human identification applications. The laboratory, based in The Woodlands, Texas, is also the only facility in the United States or Canada offering end-to-end, in-house processing from forensic evidence to investigative leads. Over the last three years, this technology has helped law enforcement crack hundreds of cases at the local, state, and federal level, many of which had been unsolved for decades.

Job Description
The Data Engineer will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving automated systems that process genetic, genealogical, and business information for the company.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Design and develop systems for processing genomic and business data
  • Automate bioinformatics tasks, and scale them using cloud and local resources
  • Understand business objectives, and propose novel solutions and strategies to effectively meet those requirements
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    Requirements

     

  • Bash scripting, and familiarity with a Linux/Unix environment
  • Familiar with at least two programming or scripting languages
  • Familiar with web technologies
  • Experience with bioinformatics is a huge plus
  • Experience with containerization and cloud resources (especially AWS) is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Educational background computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field.
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    Othram is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our team is on a mission to help families, affected by crime or the loss of a loved one, get the answers they deserve. If you are passionate about helping others, and have the focus and dedication to build new things from scratch, join our team and help us make the world a safer and more just place.
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