What to expect

  • Collect, analyze and interpret information from peer-reviewed scientific journals and publicly accessible databases with biomedical content
  • Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure the adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data
  • Assess data quality for further processing
  • Establish and maintain a database suitable for data mining as part of a collaborative team
  • Unify datasets of different origins by applying appropriate statistical techniques
  • Assist with reports and data extraction when needed
  • Troubleshoot data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications
  • Establish and lead a team of experts and supervise undergraduate/ graduate students
  • Initiate and take a leading position in data-driven biomedical research projects

What you should bring

  • Master’s degree in Bioinformatics or a similar field
  • Proficient in the languages R, Python & Shell script as well as frameworks to analyze biomedical data (i.e. samtools, GenomicRanges, pysam etc.)
  • Familiarity with relational as well as non-relational databases
  • Experience in High Performance Computing environments
  • Strong analytical skills, especially in statistics
  • Proficiency in handling biomedical data, especially array- and sequence data, and knowledge of imaging data is a plus.
  • Ability to understand scientific literature
  • Very good English communication skills, German is a plus

As a start-up we are scaling up and expanding, a solution-focused mindset where you are ready to roll up your sleeves to get things done and are not afraid to give critical feedback is absolutely cruicial for us.

What we offer

What is waiting for you at PAICON:

  • As an early-stage employee, you have plenty of room to grow and take on responsibility
  • You enjoy flexible and trust-based working time, independent, hybrid working model and Christmas and New Year’s Eve are always free.
  • You will receive individual onboarding at a motivating work environment with a healthy error culture.
  • Short decision-making processes, no bureaucracy and no politics – make your work easier.
  • Your efficiency should not be hindered by a lack of equipment – we provide you with everything you need to get started right away. You have the free choice of hardware.
  • We also focus on your personal and professional development: together we define your goals and development opportunities.
  • Join us for a drink and spend quality time with the team – we believe innovative ideas are crafted best with joint efforts!

We are continuously expanding our benefits as we grow to ensure an environment where our team feels comfortable and excited to disrupt the healthcare and AI world. As long as you have the eagerness to learn, grow and have the confidence that you can a make difference with and within PAICON we would be happy to hear from you even if you do not meet 100% of the requirements!

We are looking forward to getting to know you! #Cheers

Job Overviews

  • Location:

    Heidelberg, Germany

  • Job Title:

    Data Engineer

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