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Platomics develops a global marketplace for personalized medicine to make the future of molecular diagnostics available today. We are a young vibrant team and apply the most advanced computing technologies to enable big data processing and analysis in healthcare. Our backgrounds are in bioinformatics, genetics, software development, and mathematics. As a Junior Bioinformatics Engineer you will work at the core of the Platomics team where you have the opportunity to directly influence the way how personalize medicine is going to impact the future.


As a Bioinformatics Scientist you have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop new approaches and algorithms for the clinical interpretation of NGS data

  • Critically analyze large NGS datasets using in-house tools and build custom tools when needed

  • Contribute to the codebase with stable and tested production grade code

  • Develop reproducible analysis code for research and development purposes

  • Collaborate closely with bioinformaticians, molecular biologists, and software engineers

  • Communicate analysis results and conclusions to internal stakeholders


Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in bioinformatics, molecular biology or a related discipline, or 3+ years of experience working in a bioinformatics role

  • Strong experience in analyzing NGS data (including RNA-seq and DNA-seq)

  • Solid understanding of Human Genetics

  • Comfortable with writing clean and reusable Python code for bioinformatics applications

  • Enthusiasm and flexibility to work in interdisciplinary teams

  • Not afraid of complex problems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Sequence Variant analysis and Variant Classification frameworks (e.g. ACMG-AMP)

  • PhD in bioinformatics or molecular biology

  • Knowledge of the algorithmic workings of modern variant calling packages (preferably GATK)

  • Experience with CNV calling and structural variant analysis

  • Familiarity with agile software development

  • Strong publication record and demonstrated scientific problem solving skills

  • Experience with Docker or other containerization systems

  • Familiarity with Workflow managers (nextflow, argo, airflow)

  • Experience in working with clinical NGS data


We offer:

  • An interdisciplinary and dedicated team

  • Exciting challenges in a fast-evolving domain

  • A flexible work schedule

  • Referral program

You will earn a salary of minimum EUR 36,890 gross per year as a career entry level (according to IT-KV). Willingness for over-payment is given for candidates with proper experience and/or qualifications.

The Platomics office is very conveniently located close to Praterstern, easily reachable via U1, U2, S-Bahn and ÖBB.

If you are interested in strengthening our development team please e-mail your CV, optionally including your GitHub/Kaggle/Datacamp profiles.

Apply via: or call +43 660 710 93 70

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