Cloud and Database Scientist* Personalized Computational Genomics


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Cloud and Database Scientist* Personalized Computational Genomics 


We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our Personalized Computational Genomics team as a Cloud and database Scientist. If you are passionate about implementation of personalized medicine and want to contribute to the development of innovative personalized cancer therapies and vaccines, we invite you to apply for this exciting position.


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Lead the implementation and configuration of scalable AWS infrastructure, including compute and storage configurations
  • Help implement and data mine a clinical “big data” database
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to establish seamless interfaces for data acquisition from sequencing facilities, public data sources, and clinical samples
  • Migrate existing pipelines, ensuring version control, and addressing potential challenges such as data volume and environment dependencies
  • Develop and maintain both production and development environments, integrating and working with critical tools like Nextflow, Conda, and Matlab
  • Automate processes, containerize applications, and expand interfaces to foster a dynamic and efficient computational ecosystem supporting research teams


What you have to offer:


  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with HPCs, cloud infrastructure management and databases
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience, including AWS Parallel Server, VPC networking, S3, EC2, RDS, and EFS
  • Strong knowledge of AWS Cloud resources management and optimization
  • Strong knowledge of Terraform and containerization technologies (Docker/Singularity)
  • Experience with SLURM and workflow management systems (Nextflow)
  • Proficient in scripting languages (Python, SQL)
  • Experience with version control systems (Github)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills


Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 


Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6645 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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