Bioinformatician

    Bioinformatician

    Website Oak Ridge Associated Universities

    Job Profile: Bioinformatician

    Date: Jun 22, 2022

    Location: US-VA-Arlington

    Company: Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

    Requisition Id: 2022-1357

    Category: Science & Engineering

    Overview

    Appointment Type: Full Time Regular (FTR-A)

    Location: Charlottesville, VA

    *Salary Range: $37.37 – $51.98 per hour

    The bioinformatician will advance the discovery of genetic exploitation for intelligence purposes related to human DNA or bio-warfare agents.

    Responsibilities

    Monitor research in the field of bioinformatics to identify and recommend advances with potential intelligence applications; adapt software tools, database and/or other government systems as required to implement advances in genetic intelligence, draft and/or review intelligence products to accurately convey exploitation results to an intelligence analytic audience.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, scientific, technical, education or related field with 5-8 years of job related experience or Master’s Degree and 3-6 years of job related experience. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

    Knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position include:

    The bioinformatician may perform some or all of the following: monitor research in the field of bioinformatics to identify and recommend advances with potential intelligence applications; adapt software tools, database and/or other government systems as required to implement advances in genetic intelligence, draft and/or review intelligence products to accurately convey exploitation results to an intelligence analytic audience.

    *The candidate’s starting salary will be determined upon hire and ORAU will use salary survey data, internal comparators, and the candidate’s qualifications to determine salary.

    TOTAL REWARDS

    ORAU has a strategic approach to providing total rewards to employees through a fair, equitable, and competitive total compensation package. The goal of our total rewards system is to integrate compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance, recognition, development, and career opportunities to attract, engage, and retain the talent required to achieve ORAU’s business objectives.  The benefit component of our total rewards program supports business goals by offering the following benefits based on employee eligibility:

    • Legally required benefits
    • Group Health insurance including: Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision
    • Retirement plan contribution matching
    • Disability insurance
    • Group life insurance
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Section 125 reimbursement accounts
    • Other voluntary employee paid benefit and insurance offerings

    The ORAU total reward package also promotes work-life balance. Mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, ORAU offers the following additional work-life benefits based on employee eligibility:

    • Telework
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Flexible work schedules or compressed work weeks
    • Occupational Health and Wellness Programs
    • Employee Assistance Program

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