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Computational Biologist

Security Services, Texas, US
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
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Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is seeking a full-time Computational Biologist to join our team in providing Medical Research support to the 59th Medical Wing in San Antonio, Texas. ASI administers a comprehensive research and development contract providing an array of research projects for customers across the DoD space. Our research teams work with educational institutions and other third party organizations to maximize readiness, and resilience for the men and women of our armed forces..


The Computational Biologist works with scientists, clinicians, developers, analysts, and business owners in a team-driven, agile environment to develop and scale bioinformatics and data science results and products. Using traditional bioinformatics applications combined with modern big data technologies, our team enables the Institution to better leverage high throughput multi-omics analyses to accelerate translational research and improve patient care. Collaborates with researchers across multiple disciplines to develop solutions and tools to advance research with advanced analytics. Provides support and training to researcher partners to improve technical literacy and programming skills across the organization. Dives deep into vast repositories of structured, unstructured, and streaming data to find the input for models. Create tools and libraries that can leverage products for efficient use across the enterprise and beyond.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support Government PIs in planning and developing best practice data management and analysis protocols for proposed and on-going projects.
  • Consult with research scientists to determine computational strategies as well as the selection and use of project specific bioinformatics tools.
  • Develop new or customize existing software applications to meet specific project needs.
  • Applying bioinformatics tools or applications in areas such as proteomics, transcriptomics metabolomics, and clinical bioinformatics.
  • Create novel computational approaches and analytical tools as required by research objectives.
  • Analyze large molecular datasets, such as raw microarray data, genomic sequence data, and proteomics data for mining trends to support specific project purposes.
  • Attend and participate in meetings with programmatic staff to provide guidance on data management needs.
  • Prepare and present data and research findings to internal and external collaborators as well as stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in designing and developing models, databases, and software for analysis of clinical and research bioinformatics data preferred.

This is a full-time onsite position based in the San Antonio Area. Telework is currently in place due to COVID,
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