Senior Bioinformatician to AstraZeneca Gothenburg - AstraZeneca AB - Biologjobb i Göteborg
Senior Bioinformatician to AstraZeneca Gothenburg
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Are you a motivated and hardworking Bioinformatician seeking a role where your expertise can make an extraordinary impact? This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and enthusiastic environment, whilst delivering critical support to drug discovery projects. Join us at AstraZeneca!

In this exciting role as Senior Bioinformatician at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg, Sweden you'll play a great part in our Quantitative Biology team. Join a place built on innovation and creativity. We harness digital, data science & AI to fast-forward our research. Making sure work born in a lab can make a real difference. Everyday, impacting patients' lives across the world.

What you will do:
You'll be part of Data Sciences & Quantitative Biology - a delivery focused department where we collaborate to support drug projects aiming to impact patients' lives. In partnership with our experimentalist colleagues, we provide computational analysis and solutions to enable and enhance output from our technical platforms driving our drug discovery efforts. The role also includes:

* Collaboration with various stakeholders across the company as well as AstraZeneca IT on bioinformatics and software development projects.
* Impact, prototype and build analytical pipelines for identifying novel drug targets.
* Develop bespoke data visualization and analysis tools.
* Ensure and organize effective communication between computational biologists and stakeholders across the company.
* Ensure scientific and technical excellence in software, processes and results.

We truly believe that everyone contributes with a unique set of competence. Your curiosity and passion for personal development combined with support from colleagues, mentors and leaders, will ensure you maximise your potential and contribution, building from your current skills, abilities and experience.

Essential in this role:
We believe you are a skilled Bioinformatician with a proven track record of delivering analytical solutions for business or academic needs. Your ability to convert details into holistic information by team working with colleagues, as well as our customers will be of great importance.

We also expect you to have:

* MSc in Bioinformatics or Computer Science, or another quantitative degree with strong Computer or Data Science fundamentals.
* Experience with either Python (Pandas, Jupyter, Dash) or R (Bioconductor, RMarkdown, Shiny).
* Experience with Git and CI/CD, container technologies (Docker/Singularity) and Cloud Computing.
* Knowledge of open source bioinformatics tools and algorithms.
* Proficiency in working in a Linux environment, experience with shell scripting and standard command line tools.

Desirable in this role:

* Experience with JavaScript and JS frameworks (React, Angular, D3).
* Experience with SQL and relational databases (Postgres, MySQL).
* Familiarity with tools for reproducible research such as Snakemake or Nextflow.

Why AstraZeneca?
Be part of a dedicated Research & Development team. Fuelled by our commitment to help more patients, strengthen our pipeline and grow our area. Be encouraged and supported to think creatively in our dynamic environment. Here we are free from fear of failure, free to ask the right questions and make bold decisions.

So, what's next! Does this sound like the job and place for you? Apply today and come join our exciting journey!

We look forward to get to know you better. Please send us your application as soon as possible, but no later than 1th of August, 2021.

More information:
For more information about the position please contact Hiring Manager, Petr Volkov at +46 31 776 14 78 or

Additional information:
Our Gothenburg site:
Life in Gothenburg:

NOTE - Due to summer vacation our communication may be a bit delayed, but will get back with an update on your application later on in August. Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding.


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