Bioinformatics career

Bioinformatics careers at Genevia technologies

We like to think there's no better place for science savvy people than being at the forefront of both research and product development.

How would you feel publishing ground-breaking science one day, and developing life-changing biotech products using that science the next? We offer a unique viewpoint to everything that's happening in life sciences today, and endless opportunities to challenge yourself while working with global top companies and research groups. Sounds cool, right? We certainly think so.

Open positions at Genevia Technologies

To support our growth, we are looking for bioinformatics professionals especially with profiles listed below. If you think you'd be an asset to us working on something else, please send us an open application.

We are on a mission to create the best place in the world to work within bioinformatics. For technology specialists we think this means that you will be working with and developing the best bioinformatics tools to use in endlessly varying projects and applications. For business development, management and technology sales professionals this means creating completely new ways of working in technology and exposing yourself daily to new research areas, companies and technologies.

And for every team member, we offer an energetic team of colleagues with interdisciplinary backgrounds, chance to tailor your job description to your liking, possibility to traveling to meet our clients globally, participation into the decision-making, competitive salary, flexible working hours, and an office in a historic building at the main street of Tampere.

Bioinformatician

Become a core member of our technology team working in our client projects. You will use and develop our bioinformatics pipelines to analyze our clients' omics data as a part of their research team. The analyses cover all omics data (incl. genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics and metabolomics) individually and integratively in diverse applications ranging from biomedicine, cell biology and medical technology. More specifically, you will be working on quality control, preprocessing, statistical analysis and visualization of data. Instead of working alone, you will be assisted by senior members of our team and guided by project managers. The breadth of our projects guarantee level of tasks that fit your competences and interests and will fast-track your bioinformatics career into senior level bioinformatician in no time.

What makes you a strong candidate:

  • MSc or PhD in bioinformatics with experience in analyzing omics data

  • Experience in developing data analysis tools and/or biological databases

  • Ability to visualize high-dimensional data enabling easy interpretation of results

  • Having been published scientific papers in application areas such as cancer genomics, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology or plant biology

  • Solid bash scripting, and programming skills in Python and R

  • Efficiency, can-do attitude, and an organized style of working

  • Good oral and written communication skills in English

Key benefits in this position:

  • Chance to develop your bioinformatics skills in analysis and integration of all omics data

  • Working in a team consisting of senior bioinformaticians, data scientists, software developers and project managers

  • Learning how to apply your bioinformatics skills in industrial setting and in a wide variety of biological applications

If you feel like the person we are looking for, please send your application to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with title: Work application: Bioinformatician

Please, also include motivation letter, your study records, and an example of code you have developed as separate email attachments to speed up the review process.

Senior bioinformatician

Become a lead bioinformatician within our technology team. You will be driving our internal omics pipeline development, using your long-standing technical experience to support our clients in highly challenging technical tasks, and supporting junior bioinformaticians with customer projects. Your core expertise is technology development covering all omics data (incl. genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics and metabolomics) individually and integratively in diverse applications ranging from biomedicine, cell biology and medical technology. Within this position, you will have a great deal of influence in how you position your abilities to best support our technology development and our client projects, ranging from fully internal R&D to working with our clients' technology teams directly.

What makes you a strong candidate:

  • PhD in bioinformatics or in a relevant field with an extensive experience in technology development and analyzing a wide variety of omics data
  • Strong publication record in bioinformatics, cancer genomics, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology or plant biology
  • Experience in design, development and integration of novel omics data analysis algorithms into validated production-level analysis pipelines
  • Managing and supporting a technology team in life science industry or academia incl. innovation management, setting quality standards and deadlines
  • Previous work experience in providing bioinformatics services in either industry or a genomics/bioinformatics core laboratory
  • Practical software development experience, and knowledge of project management methods such as Agile and Scrum
  • Ability to communicate technical details and scientific results to our customers in English

Key benefits in this position:

  • Position in the forefront of bioinformatics technology and life science research
  • Experience in managing bioinformatics projects, commercial research services and product development processes
  • Chance to develop your skill set in commercially relevant bioinformatics, data science and software technologies
  • Ability to concentrate on demanding technical tasks and delegating non-challenging tasks
  • Autonomous and comprehensive responsibilities in driving internal and customer projects
  • Possibility to participate in the company’s decision-making process regarding technology

If you feel like the person we are looking for, please send your application to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with title: Work application: Senior bioinformatician

Please, also include motivation letter and an example of code you have developed as separate email attachments to speed up the review process.

Full stack developer

Become a software specialist in bioinformatics whose core competence is the computer science side of bioinformatics. You will be supporting our internal software development and customer software projects from design of architecture to development of databases, APIs and front-ends.

What makes you a strong candidate:

  • Demonstrated interest and experience in working with biological data
  • Design experience of data-centric applications often consisting of a database, computing engine and an interactive front-end for visualizing data
  • Ability to set up UNIX-based data analysis pipelines in cloud computing environments (AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Good working knowledge of database technologies suited for biological data
  • Experience in workflow management systems to support our data analysis pipelines
  • Optimization data analysis pipelines (implemented in Python, R and Bash) for maximal efficiency and robustness
  • Practical industrial-grade software development experience, and knowledge of project management methods such as Agile and Scrum

Key benefits in this position:

  • Chance to develop your skill set in computational and data science technologies, and drive the introduction of new technologies into our stack

  • Chance to develop your data analysis skills with biological data

  • Working in a team consisting of senior bioinformaticians, data scientists, software developers and project managers

If you feel like the person we are looking for, please send your application to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with title: Work application: Full stack developer

Please, also include motivation letter and a link to your public code repository to speed up the review process.

Open application

Want to work with us, but we didn't manage to specify your dream job in the profiles? Please, send us an open application where you describe how you would produce value to our clients!

Please send your application to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. and let's figure out what would be the best possible next step in your bioinformatics career.