The National Institutes of Health is looking for a Bioinformatics Programmer in Bethesda, MD. The post states, “The Bioinformatics Programmer/Developer/Coder applicant’s Ph.D. degree must be in computer science or mathematics from an accredited university with 3-5 years Post-Doctorial experience in Bioinformatics, Semantic Web and RDF/XML to serialize RDF and OWL ontologies utilizing a primary computer language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Lisp, Python etc. Responsibilities include the development of middle ware for various high-throughput omics data QC analytics, and creating analytical applications that union and intersect geocoding (ArcGIS), omics data, electronic medical records and other clinical data with analytical applications such as R, Bioconductor, MATLAB, and SAS.”

The post continues, “The applicant will work closely with the database administrator (DBA) for overall database design specifically related to creating derived variables, RDF/CUBE aggregates in a given OLAP schema for calculating cross-tabular reports displayed in graphical user interfaces (GUIs), normalize databases, tune queries, assign proper indexes, and create triggers and stored procedures. Additionally the Applicant will work with other Biomedical Informaticians in our Institute to create automated analytical pipelines with GUIs.”

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