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Bioinformatician - Netherlands  

Viroclinics (company)


Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a leader in the strongly growing and very dynamic market of diagnostic services companies. 
  • As a service organization we offer serological, virus-based and molecular analyses of any type of sample and combine this with a global logistics service network. 
  • We have customers from all over the world and our analyses encompass many types of viruses. Professionalism and high quality standards are hallmarks of our organization. 
  • We are ISO15189 accredited and comply with worldwide regulatory standards to enable our customers to file and launch new drug applications in Europe, Asia, and the USA.
  •  Our company is steadily growing and in recent months we obtained several new requests to participate in global phase-2 and phase-3 drug development programs and we obtained a large 4-years contract to help improve vaccines with a global health impact. 
  • We are dynamic and diverse and are now offering a fascinating opportunity for a professional who likes to take initiative, is highly motivated to achieve, has focus on results, is flexible, and is willing to learn and cooperate.


  • Our company  offers customized methodology for targeted Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). 
  • Important applications include consensus viral gene/genome sequencing and analysis of structural genomic variants.
  • Our company aims to develop bioinformatics tools that best fit the different applications of NGS and maximize their value and utility. 
  • The bioinformatics tools are used in the analysis of service-based projects and are mostly shared with our customers. 
  • To support the growth and ambitions of our company, company Bio sciences looks for a bioinformatic for NGS analysis and tool development who will be a part of the team and work closely with its scientists.
  •  You will be working in a core team of technicians / professionals that has a lot of interaction with other colleagues within the company.

Personal competences
  • We are looking for a person who can develop and optimize data-analysis tools for NGS sequencing and data analysis with attention to detail and focus on quality. 
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with the research and development team in analyzing and interpreting the results of NGS protocol optimizations and novel applications are required. You have to be a team player, customer –oriented and used to working in a commercial environment.


Education and experience
  • Master / PHD in bioinformatics or equivalent. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics with extensive experience in NGS analyses are also invited to apply.
  • Fluent in one or more of the following languages: Python/Pandas/Perl/SQL/Jave/C++/R.
  •  Experience with Linux or UNIC operating systems.
  •  Experience in NGS data analysis, virology expertise preferable.
  •  Strong professionally Dutch and English language skills both verbally and written.

Salary level
  • This will be determined according to education, experience, and company policy.
  • We offer a one-year contract with the possibility of extension upon good performance, and eventually a permanent position.