Bioinformatician / Software Developer (m/f/d)

Towards Safer Therapies


In the heart of the science and business location Heidelberg, GeneWerk GmbH has found ideal conditions for steady growth. For six years, the company with its experienced and motivated staff has been offering NGS-based molecular biological analysis services, especially for companies in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries.

The aim is to advance the development of innovative therapies such as gene and immunotherapies through comprehensive safety analyses. Safe and effective therapies are thus
within reach for many diseases.

With the help of the investor Ampersand Capital Partners, GeneWerk will push ahead with its expansion in the USA in order to better serve the rapidly growing American market.

We are looking for a new team member to join a great team as soon as possible in Heidelberg:


Key Responsibilities:

Our service is based on molecular analysis of DNA and RNA combined with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Our global customers are pharmaceutical companies that value the highest quality standards. The tasks as part of the bioinformatics in detail are:

  • Analyse data sets from different platforms (e.g. Illumina, Nanopore sequencing);
  • Develop methods and software tools for data analyses;
  • Help project managers in the usage of bioinformatic tools and support the interpretation of results;
  • Work on multiple projects that involve both tool development and data analysis.


Key Requirements:

  • University degree in computational biology or a related discipline;
  • Work experience as a bioinformatics scientist;
  • Demonstrable experience in NGS data analysis as well as in tools development;
  • Programming skills in the main programming languages;
  • Feel comfortable under Linux shell;
  • Experience with software development methodologies;
  • Knowledge of development into regulate environments is a plus;
  • Knowledge of IT operations is a plus;
  • Enjoy working independently and responsibly as part of a team;
  • Good knowledge of English for working in an international team / with international customers.


What We Offer (i.a.):

  • Competitive salary;
  • 30 days annual vacation;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Home office according to prior agreement;
  • Flat hierarchies; pleasant working atmosphere;
  • Professional and personal development opportunities;
  • Job Ticket possibility;
  • Company Pension Opportunities.


We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application.
We are also happy to answer questions on the phone: +49 6221 42790-13 | Contact Person: Luisa Wassermann, Management Assistant

Job details

  • Location: Heidelberg

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