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Germany - Bremen
Job Description
We are a research, development and production site in Bremen, currently with about 360 employees, whose “high -end” measurement and analysis instruments (mass spectrometers) are used in research and science worldwide. Our innovative products in the fields of Life Sciences MS and Inorganic MS as well as trace analysis are among the leading products globally in their respective markets.

For this location we are looking for a

Software Research Scientist (f/m)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop algorithms solving the most challenging customer problems targeted for next generation applications.
  • Harnessing knowledge of customer use cases and bioinformatics skills, develop innovative ideas and technologies to significantly improve Thermo Fisher Scientific’s software products.
  • Stay up-to-date with scientific literature and review IP landscape
  • Responsible for designing, developing, optimizing, and validating robust algorithms for the analysis of mass spectrometry data and the development of prototypes for demonstrating the application of these algorithms.
  • Lead research and development initiatives.
  • Act as a mentor with senior level skills to the software development team providing direction to the product and verifying product meets customer needs.
  • Mentor other developers on technology, technical approach, project execution, and domain skills.
  • Provide scientific expertise particularly in the areas of omics, chemistry and mass spectrometry as needed by the project.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Understands established mathematical principles and algorithms associated with processing mass spectrometry data.
  • Strong bioinformatics background and experience developing algorithms for signal processing, statistics , machine learning , data analysis and pattern recognition.
  • Experience and strong understanding of omics – Proteomics, Metabolomics.
  • 4+ years of experience in bioinformatics/algorithm development.
  • 4+ years of experience in Matlab, R , Python or a scripting language (Perl , etc.)
  • Experience in C++, Java or C# is a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience in an applicable omics domain.
  • A college degree, preferably related to chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics or software development.
  • The candidate should have a track record of achievement and delivering on significant responsibilities in a timely fashion.
  • Comfortable with and effective at expressing and exchanging ideas, concepts and designs in a group setting.
  • Comfortable working within an international team.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Comfortable with working in a dynamic, flexible environment.
  • Takes ownership of tasks and drives them to completion.
  • Track record of effectively leading efforts.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Working efficiently in larger and international teams
  • fluent in English
We offer:
  • Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organisation
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation

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