NRGene develops cutting edge genomics big data analysis solutions which are reshaping research & development in agriculture worldwide. Our unique team of highly experienced computational biologists, algorithm designers and software developers, creates novel solutions to help feed the world in the upcoming years. NRGene’s products are already being used by several leading seed companies, animal breeders, and academia. Our pioneering software tools are designed to harness and analyze the massive amounts of data produced by Next Generation Sequencing technologies in a cloud-based affordable, scalable, and precise manner.
Job description and responsibilities:
Your main focus will be around NRGene’s algorithms, data-analysis and research in genomics big-data. You will be tackling some of the key algorithmic and data scientific challenges we face, in a wide range of genomics related problems, including problems of prediction, classification and recommendation. We are looking for a smart, highly motivated, curious and creative data scientist who wants to apply her or his knowledge to solve tomorrow’s food security problems, today.
MSc / PhD in CS / Math / Computational Biology / Physics – a must.
+5 years of hands-on experience in algorithm development, data-science and statistical analysis.
Fluency writing code in Python, SQL, R / Matlab
Hands experience with machine-learning frameworks like PyTorch / TensorFlow / Scikit-learn / Theano / MLLib – a must
Experience with high-level languages like C/C++, Java, Scala – an advantage.
Experience working both in legacy and in greenfield projects.
Passion for bringing ideas from initial research all the way to production.
Experience with cloud-computing – an advantage.
Experience with genomics and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data – an advantage.
Experience in High Performance Computation (HPC) environments – an advantage.