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Bioinformatician - Netherlands  

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Posted on : 06 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  is the go-to Ag Biotech company for higher crop yield & quality. 
  • With our intellectual capital, solution driven approach and collaborative spirit, we work for the future of global agriculture with partners in the AgriFood sector. 
  • Using our proprietary technologies and non-GM approaches, we support customers with the development of new and improved crops. 
  • Our goal is to help organizations with their toughest R&D challenges, combining our cutting edge breeding technologies, bioinformatics & data science expertise and plant-based trait platforms. 
  • We work in an international environment with more than 140 professionals from all over the world.

  •  Data, information and knowledge are among company’s most important products.
  •  As a bioinformatic you will play an important role in our technical research to develop state-of-the-art bioinformatics products for the integration, visualization and extraction of genomic and genetic breeding data.
  • These products serve as a customizable and interactive encyclopedia for our internal research but also for our customers to mine and understand the genomic and genetic background of the crops that they are working on.  
  • Besides research and development, you will therefore participate in the delivery of these products to our customers by collecting and adding crop-specific data to the system and by training customers to work with the system.

Your profile
  • A BSc or MSc degree in bioinformatics 
  • Experience with working in a LINUX environment 
  • Experience with full stack web development 
  • Knowledge and experience with database systems 
  • Team player with a pro-active and project-oriented attitude 
  • Driven by developing bioinformatics solutions for customers 
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English (written and spoken) 
  • It is a pre when candidates have knowledge of:  
    • Genetics and genomics within the field of plant breeding 
    • PHP, javascript, jQuery and object oriented thinking 
    • NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB 
    • Experience with heterogenic datasets 
    • Experience with public datasets retrieval and processing   

  • Our company offers a dynamic job with a competitive salary and benefits in a vibrant, highly innovative and ambitious research company.
  •  You will be able to work on the continuous development of our technology platforms and so contribute to our internationally recognized position in agro-biotech research.