Bioinformaticist at Booz Allen Hamilton, USA

    Website Booz Allen Hamilton

    Job Description

    Job Profile: Bioinformaticist

    Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

    Remote Work: No

    Job Number: R0152532

    Key Role:

    Support projects through employing efficient and accurate data evaluation techniques, appropriately interpreting novel scenarios with limited support data, placing levels of statistical confidence on data output, and clearly reporting results. Apply advanced consulting skills and extensive technical expertise, including full industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Bioinformaticist will work without considerable direction; mentor and supervise team members. Work within a team of molecular biologists, forensic scientists, database specialists, intelligence production and reporting analysts, statisticians, or bioinformaticists to provide solutions to maximize the utility, confidence, and rapid reporting of results for large genomic and proteomic data sets. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Experience in supporting technical tasks or projects within a collaborative teaming environment
    • Knowledge of tools for management, analysis, and interpretation of genomic or proteomic data sets, including sequencing
    • Knowledge of Sanger and next generation DNA sequencing technologies, including 454, Illumina, SOLiD, MinION, PacBio, or Ion Torrent
    • Ability to review, evaluate, and analyze data from samples and provide database entry support
    • Ability to provide computational support for internal bioinformatics objectives, and for ongoing customer-driven projects, including experiment design, genome-wide association studies, analysis of gene expression, algorithm and NGS pipeline development, end user trainings, and client interactions
    • Ability to interact with clients both on and off-site as requested, and present technical data through presentations and report writing
    • Ability to complete assignments within the designated timeframe and budget, organize assigned activities to maximize efficiency, and alert management when technical or schedule problems arise
    • Ability to manage, manipulate, and analyze data using a combination of R, Python, UNIX tools, or commercial software including CLC Genomics Workbench
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of NGS data processing is a plus
    • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
    • Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, or Data Science; or Doctorate degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, or Data Science is preferred


    Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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