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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist
Job ID #: 10314 Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Functional Area: Engineering Location:
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time Location:
Duration: unlimited Location:

- As a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist at QIAGEN Aarhus you will join a team that develops the world’s leading bioinformatics software solutions. The solutions are used worldwide by clinicians and researchers in pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic segments. You will help develop software with a strong focus on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and provide our customers with a versatile, scalable and user-friendly platform for analyzing their data.
- We offer an exciting and informal environment with plenty of opportunity to learn and advance your career in the company of some of the best people in the business. At QIAGEN Aarhus we also value a good work-life balance and freedom in our daily work.
- In your daily work you will develop state of the art NGS analysis algorithms and software for genomics and transcriptomics-related applications. Design and perform validation of bioinformatics algorithms and pipelines. Thoroughly document and communicate the tool development process, the analysis chain used, and the validation measures for results obtained.  
- You will work on inter- disciplinary collaborative projects involving multiple QIAGEN sites. This will require regular interactions with international team members with various domain expertise.

- Master or Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, statistics, computer science or related discipline.
- Must have experience with bioinformatics algorithm development.
- Experience with statistics is a strong advantage.
- Able to bridge the gap between biology and software development.
- Minimum 3 years of experience with software development.
- Experience with Java, C/C++ or similar programming language is an advantage.

- Self-motivated and able to work independently.
- A good team player.
- Strong communication skills.
- Fast learner of new technologies.
- Fluent in English.

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