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BigOmics Analytics is a biodata intelligence startup that aims to disrupt data analytics in digital health. At BigOmics, we love Big Data and Biology and we believe that data analytics can accelerate scientific discoveries and the development of new treatments. Our mission is to empower biologists with self-service analytics tools, so they can see and understand their data themselves faster and smarter. You will join an ambitious and passionate team in the rapidly growing Life Science data analytics market.


We are seeking a highly motivated R/Shiny Bioinformatics Software Developer to join our expanding team. You will be joining a highly collaborative team of developers, bioinformaticians and biologists who work together to develop next-generation data analytics platforms. You will be working to further develop and create new biodata analytics platforms. We're looking for a hands-on attitude and a creative thinker.


Your responsibilities will be to..

  • Contribute to the development, programming and testing of our visual analytics platforms.
  • Improve efficiency, robustness and quality of the software stack.
  • Conceive and implement new computation and visualization modules.
  • Bring in your own ideas and create your own innovations in data visualization for life scientists.


What we are looking for..

  • Demonstrated mastery in advanced R/Shiny with at least 3 years of experience.
  • Bioinformatics experience with omics biodata (NGS, single-cell data, multi-omics) and computational pipelines.
  • A bioinformatics degree is highly recommended.
  • Experience with creating R packages, profiling, unit testing.
  • Familiarity with software engineering best practices (Git, Docker, CI/CD, automated testing etc.)


Job Type: Full-time, on-site (preferred).

Pay: CHF75'000 - CHF125'000 per year + benefits.


Interested? To be part of our dynamic, growing start-up team and share our vision, please send your CV and cover letter to Please tell us why you want to join BigOmics and what set of skills you would bring to the team.


Lugano, Switzerland

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