Data Scientist

Manhattan, New York, United States expand job description ↓


Gencove is taking low-pass sequencing to population-scale and is hiring a Data Scientist to be a key member of this effort.

At Gencove, we develop software and algorithms for processing genomic data at scale. We use Python/R for research, and deploy to production with Python/C++ on the AWS ecosystem.

The role entails developing statistical models for low-pass sequencing data and owning the deployment of resulting products to production.

Successful candidates must be able to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently, and possess outstanding communications skills.

The candidate will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment of an early stage startup company.


Minimum qualifications

  • Masters degree or higher in a quantitative field (computer science, statistics, physics, computational biology, etc.), PhD preferred
  • Demonstrated strong programming skills in Python, C++, or similar
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency working in a *nix environment
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.

Preferred qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in genomics

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