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FlyBase Bioinformatics Engineer

Postby Josh Goodman » Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:29 pm

Bioinformatics Engineer,
Department of Biology, Indiana University.


FlyBase is looking for a qualified software engineer to help with deploying the InterMine and BioMart data management systems. The developer will be responsible for the web accessible aspect of these technologies, which will be hosted at the Indiana University FlyBase site in Bloomington, IN. This includes the initial setup and configuration of these two systems, setting up and automating update cycles in sync with the existing FlyBase release cycle, evaluating the capabilities of each, aiding in the integration of these services with existing FlyBase reports and tools, and coordinating these efforts with other model organism databases (MODs). Loading and preprocessing of data for these systems will be performed at the Harvard University FlyBase site so close coordination with developers there will also be required.

Job length: 2 years

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Biology. Other fields acceptable with relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of software development experience

Experience with the following technologies:
  • Perl programming
  • Java programming (knowledge of JSP a plus)
  • Linux development environment (system administration skills a plus)
  • mySQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • Apache web server
  • Tomcat Java web application server

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; full benefits included. To apply send a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for 3 individuals willing to serve as a reference, to Dee Verostko at dverostk at using "FlyBase RA" in the subject line or send hard copy to 1001 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified. Indiana University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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