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Scientific Database Manager - Bioinformatics Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
**Scientific Database Manager - Bioinformatics Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD**

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Scientific Database Manager** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD.**

**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.

**TASKS/SERVICES.** The contractor shall:

+ Assist researchers with running third-party software and interpret results where necessary.

+ Write custom software to curate datasets and to analyze data as needed.

+ Generate and maintain pipeline scripts to streamline repetitive analyses for laboratory researchers.

+ Maintain current databases and datasets in the laboratory.

+ Create databases to track various genomic, epigenetic, and clinical data.

+ Submit data to various public databases.

+ Prepare data to share with collaborators.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ BS, MS, or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a related field, with strong programming and database skills.

+ Minimum of two (2) years experience in data management.

+ Efficiency in working with Unix/Linux, ability to install software, and bash scripting.

+ Fluency in writing scripts in Perl and/or Python, and R.

+ Ability to visualize and generate figures to graphically represent complex data using R.

+ Ability to use version control systems, including Github and the Subversion control system.

+ Ability to work with relational databases, including mySQL and Oracle.

+ Knowledge of packaging software Snakemake and containers like Singularity, Docker.

+ Interest or experience in bioinformatics or a degree in bioinformatics is preferred.

+ Experience in handling various types of sequence data, including SNP array, exome, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, and whole genome data.

+ Familiarity with genomic public databases such as UCSC, dbGaP, Ensembl, and the SRA.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at


Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-12-19

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