New York, NY
We are looking for a highly creative and innovation-driven Bioinformatics Analyst to work with Envisagenics data engineers and bioinformatics scientists to develop, maintain and analyze the company’s proprietary database. Envisagenics is a highly multidisciplinary group combining software engineers, UX designers, computational biologists and pharma partners. We seek team players eager to integrate a founding team whose vision is finding better drug targets to cure yet incurable diseases using biological Big Data. We are looking for experts in transcriptomics, genomics, big data integration and interpretation. The candidate will be responsible for building pipelines and creating tools to manage large volumes of sequencing data and will assist with generating and assessing meta-data to support internal R&D efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience with analysis of large datasets, knowledge of tools and biological databases, SQL knowledge, strong programming skills and proficiency in parallel and cloud computing.
Envisagenics is a bioinformatics startup developing cloud-based solutions to leverage biomedical big data and accelerate R&D therapeutics through machine learning. Envisagenics is a spin-off from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a biomedical research institute ranked #1 worldwide for scientific impact in the field of genetics. Envisagenics’ core technology, SpliceCore was developed by our CTO while at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Dr. Adrian Krainer’s Laboratory, a leader in the RNA splicing field who was also a developer of Spinraza (Nusinersen), the first FDA-approved drug to treat children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The mission of Envisagenics is to materially advance the world’s ability to cure diseases, discovering new and more efficient drug targets through the analysis and integration of genomic data alongside our pharma partners.