Data Engineer

Baylor Genetics

Posted on: October 15, 2021

Closing: November 14, 2021

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

SUMMARY: Computer engineer to develop, maintain, and operate genomic analysis pipeline systems.


  • Develop, operate, and assist in administering the bioinformatics pipelines at Baylor Genetics.
  • Install software and assist in administration of Linux systems in a virtualized environment, optimizing storage access and managing scientific software installations.
  • Assist in managing systems for the bioinformatics group.
  • Develop and test software for bioinformatics pipelines and modify existing software as needed.
  • Provide consultation with programming languages, programming best practices, and some algorithm design, if needed.
  • Provide consultation with database activities including relational and NoSQL structures, if needed.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, bioinformaticians, clinical reviewers, and developers.


  • Experience with bioinformatics and data pipelines.
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Experience with administration of Linux systems and software installation
  • Hands-on experience or exposure to one or more general purpose and statistical programming languages, such as Python, R, bash, Perl etc.
  • Commitment to programming best practices and creating clean, reusable pipelines.
  • Familiarity with programming on cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure a plus.
  • Working knowledge of SQL; Experience with big data, NoSQL databases, and health care a plus.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum and Kanban a plus.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or scientific degree AND two (2) years background in pipeline development. Computer systems administration and programming background is required.

Work Location: Remote | (Baylor Genetics maintains the right to change the work location or job design if there is a business need).

Baylor Genetics

Posted on: October 15, 2021

Closing: November 14, 2021

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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