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Systems Engineer (all genders) - Bioinformatics

Evotec SE

Evotec SE

Software Engineering
Göttingen, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

In the Global Bioinformatics team at Evotec more than 100 scientists with diverse backgrounds in biology, computer science, mathematics, and biomedicine work on the analysis and interpretation of omics data. Together with our colleagues in the wetlabs we develop and continuously improve our high throughput and high precision omics platforms. In drug discovery projects we work together with scientist from multiple other disciplines in a global organization of more than 5.000 employees across 15 sites. Our tasks include omics data handling and qc, method and software development, and the biological interpretation of analysis results. Our goal is to enable better decisions for medicines that matter.

To support our Bioinformatics team we are looking for a highly motivated

Systems Engineer (all genders)

full-time and permanent

Omics data like genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics play a key role in drug discovery at Evotec today and will do even more in the future. The analysis and interpretation of huge data sets with specialized bioinformatics tools and AI helps us to make better decisions for new medicines that matter. Managing the omics data, HPC infrastructure and software stack comes with unique challenges. If you have a background in systems engineering and would like to explore the application in life sciences or if you are a bioinformatician with a strong interest in the infrastructure aspects, this may be the challenge you are seeking.

Your key responsibilities

  • Administration of linux servers and bioinformatics software in an HPC environment

  • Interact with researchers and IT departments to define and implement new requirements

  • System documentation, maintenance and optimization

  • Support scientific teams with software review and installation

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

  • Experience with linux server administration, High Performance Computing (HPC) and workload management (e.g. Slurm)

  • Familiar with container technologies and environment management (e.g. Docker, Singularity, Conda)

  • Knowledge of software development methodology and programming experience is a plus

  • Experience with bioinformatics tools is a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment

  • Fluency in English

Our offer:

  • A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community

  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork

  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to getting to know you and to your application.

FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.

ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.