Current Positions

Data Visualization Expert

Data Visualization Expert

Sage Bionetworks is recruiting for a data visualization expert/front-end engineer with experience building data visualizations for the web. You would be joining a team of computational scientists, software engineers and data scientists to help communicate scientific results and provide intuitive interaction with the underlying data.

About You
You have a background in computer science, bioinformatics, data science or related computational fields. You have experience building web tools for querying and displaying graphical representation of data from structured data stores. You have experience with visualization tools such as Shiny, Plotly, Bokeh or javascript libraries such as D3.js or charts.js. You have made public facing web portals using tools like Flask, Tornado, Django, AngularJS, or ReactJS.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Work with scientists and bioinformaticians generating data and analysis to design ways of displaying data interactively through the web
  • Work with data curators to design backend data stores
  • Build and deploy designs

Basic Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in computer science, bioinformatics or related computational field.
  • Proven track record of building websites including data visualizations.
  • Software development experience, including strong programming skills in a high level language (R, Python, PHP, Javascript, Java, etc.).
  • Modern web development experience.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Shiny, Plotly, Bokeh or javascript libraries.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience with Linux shell scripting and running distributed analyses.
  • Experience with deploying web sites to cloud service providers.

About Sage Bionetworks

Sage Bionetworks, is a non-profit organization located in Seattle and dedicated to advancing biomedical research through the implementation of reproducible, open science. Using cutting edge machine-learning methodologies, in collaboration with scientists around the world, we build predictive models of disease-related phenotypes through integrative analysis of large-scale genomic and remote sensor data sets. To enhance collaborative efforts, we provide a collaborative compute platform (www.synapse.org) for sharing research insights in a transparent, reproducible fashion and bridge for collecting data from mHealth applications.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: sysbio@sagebase.org.