My Intelligent Machines (MIMs) is looking for a talented Senior Bioinformatician to join a dynamic team building a world class augmented intelligence R&D platform for life scientists working in BioPharma and agriculture companies.
MIMs is a fast-growing software company, with a dynamic and gender balanced team building a world class R&D augmented intelligence platform for life scientists working in BioPharma and agriculture companies, helping them to stratify patient populations, to identify drug targets and biomarkers and to develop more efficient and personalized treatments and Agro-Products.
Reporting directly to the lead of MIMs Solutions team, you will work closely with life scientists, bioinformaticians, biostatisticians, data scientists, AI and software engineers. This full time position will focus on designing data integration and multi-omic modeling strategies and to support their implementations within MIMs solutions. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in systems biology, in statistical modeling, machine learning, and data analysis, particularly as applied to large-scale, high-dimensional data sets. In particular, we are interested in candidates who have experience with multi-omic data modalities to support the inference of gene functionality and co-functionality, functional interaction, systems modeling applied to systems stratification, biomarkers and drug targets identification.Main Responsibilities
Design and implement workflows using state-of-the-art bioinformatic, biostatistic and machine learning methodologies
Provide templates for data visualization for the interface and the documentation
Develop methods for integrating heterogeneous Omics data
Maintain MIMs common core bioinformatics libraries
Report Quality Assurance and Tests on bioinformatic, biostatistic and machine learning pipeline.
Create appropriate documentation
Mentor junior team members
M.Sc. or Ph.D. with 5 years experience in Computer science, Bioinformatics or Computational Biology with significant experience in bioinformatics, biostatistics and computer science
Proven experience in large genomics projects (including raw sequencing data, gene expression, germline and somatic mutational events, copy number variants, methylation, proteomic, metabolomic, pathway analysis, network biology, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, etc.)
Experience with bioinformatics resources, databases, tools and common standard formats
Demonstrated programming skills using Python, C++, R in a Linux environment
Knowledge of XML, JSON and nosql databases
Experience in bioinformatics service deliveries
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English/French)
Experience and enthusiasm towards mentoring junior bioinformaticians
Be highly proactive, self-motivated and detail-oriented
The ideal candidate is exceptionally detail-oriented and derives joy from bringing rigor, structure, and organization to large datasets, complex systems, and intricate analyses;
You derive satisfaction from thoroughly and thoughtfully describing a system for both technical and non-technical audiences;
Superlative organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
A flexible attitude to job roles as well as a willingness to contribute wherever needed. The ideal candidate will take full ownership of their core responsibilities, and will be comfortable with those responsibilities evolving with the changing needs of the company;
Ability to contribute in a multidisciplinary team as a strong team player, focused on delivering results against multiple deadlines in a fast-paced growing environment.
Highly proactive and self motivated.
Please submit your resume or any questions you may have to [email protected]. We would like to hear from you even if you are not sure you have all the qualifications.
By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.About MIMs
My Intelligent Machines (MIMs), based in Montreal, is a leader in artificial intelligence applied to life sciences. We provide Biopharma and Agtech companies with augmented intelligence systems enabling life scientists working in this space to model patients, cells, tissues or farm animals to develop more efficient and personalized treatments and agro-products. The company is growing at a fast pace and has a strong and active research and development team.
MIMs is a dynamic tech company with an exceptional culture which embraces diversity and gender equity. We are currently one of the few tech companies reaching gender balance, as half of the team is composed of women. We received the 2020 Red Herring’s Top 100 North America Award, one of the most prestigious prizes granted each year to the 100 most promising private tech companies.