Axle Informatics

  • Bioinformatics Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 8 months ago(11/16/2017 9:37 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Bioinformatics Analyst


    Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative technology services, informatics and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH). We are looking for a candidate to support the many ongoing projects within the NIH

    Job Description:

    The Bioinformatics Analyst will work closely with research lab scientists, computational biologists, and software engineers in support of a diverse set of research programs. The bioinformatics analyst is will be extensively involved with data support, bioinformatics, systems analysis and research design and development. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of systems biology, all domains of biomedical research and has advanced abilities in coding and data science in general.


    • Proven experience deploying tools for genomic data analysis, integration and visualization.
    • Ability to develop appropriate data models, track and evaluate patterns of outcomes, and apply relevant analytical and statistical methods.
    • Work with external and internal collaborators to examine, transfer, and index data towards development of automated data processing pipelines.
    • Will be required to lead project timelines.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills.
    • Must be able to work independently with proven critical-thinking skills.
    • Excellent presentation skills and experience providing software demonstrations and training.



    • Advanced degree (M.S./Ph.D. or equivalent experience preferred) in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Immunology or related field.
    • Minimum 4-5 years of related experience.
    • Demonstrated experience with Matlab and R. Experience with tensor flow is a plus.
    • Ability to brief senior staff and partners.
    • Work cooperatively as a team member and provide guidance to government analysts to build effective customer relationships.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal or no oversight.


    The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


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