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Bioinformatics software engineer (m/f/d)

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The MDC Berlin-Buch is a member of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers, and its focus is biomedical research in the areas of Cardiovascular and Metabolic diseases, Cancer and Function and Dysfunction of Nervous System. The Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB) of the MDC expands and adds systems biology approaches to decipher the ‘post-transcriptional regulatory code’ and to directly integrate it with other major cellular and gene regulatory mechanisms.
 Job site will be Berlin-Mitte.
As a bioinformatics software engineer you will be a member of the Bioinformatics Platform and Omics Data Science platform and report to the head of the platform, Dr. Altuna Akalin. You will be responsible for method development for genomics data sets. In addition, you will be partially responsible for maintenance of software and tool repositories we have in the platform.


Minimum Bachelor's degree with experience in building machine learning models preferably familiarity with deep learning infrastructure such as keras, tensorFlow, pyTorch etc. In addition, interest or experience in working with genomics data sets and file formats is necessary.

The MDC is an equal opportunity employer and supports gender equality.


Remuneration is according to the German TVöD (Bund) up to scale (E13).

Start date

as soon as possible


The position is available for 2 years in the first instance, with a possibility for further extension.

Application Period

August 22, 2019

Postal address

Please, send your application including all documents indicating the registration number 11117/2019 by e-mail to as pdf files (2 files of 5 MB at the maximum). Please do not hand in any printed version as we do not return any papers.