Seven Bridges Bioinformatics Analyst in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey

Bioinformatics Analyst

Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey
Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey



About Seven Bridges

Seven Bridges is the biomedical data analysis company accelerating breakthroughs in genomics research for cancer, drug development and precision medicine. We democratize genomics by enabling researchers anywhere to process and understand genomic data faster and more efficiently than ever, at any scale. Thousands of researchers in government, biotech, pharmaceutical and academic labs use Seven Bridges, including three of the largest genomics projects in the world: U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Genomics Cloud pilot, honored with the Bio-IT World Best of Show award 2016, the Million Veteran Program, and Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project. As the NIH’s only commercial Trusted Partner, Seven Bridges authenticates and authorizes access to one of the world’s largest cancer genomics dataset. Seven Bridges has been recognized by the MIT Technology Review as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World in 2016. Company offices are located in Cambridge, Mass., San Francisco, London, Belgrade, Istanbul and Ankara.


Bioinformatics is a relatively new and rapidly growing interdisciplinary field of science that combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, genetics and engineering to analyze and interpret biological data. We are offering you the opportunity to play an integral part in bringing this exciting and important technology into life.

We are seeking multiple Bioinformatics Analysts within our R&D team in Istanbul and Ankara. As a Bioinformatics Analyst, you will help us improve our platform, analyze large sets of genomic data and help us make personalized medicine a reality. You will develop new bioinformatics tools and approaches for analyzing and visualizing large, complex genomic data sets. You will perform bioinformatics research and development for genome analysis and provide research expertise to engineering team.

Seven Bridges works with some of the largest research organizations in the world, which means you will, too. You can expect to work with individual research groups and departments at top ten universities, pharmaceutical companies, and large consortia. On a regular basis, you can expect to develop, optimize, and apply tools and workflows for processing and analyzing biological data. You will evaluate tools and report to the project and R&D teams to define, validate and implement software in order to improve our product and help researchers around the world.

An ideal candidate has:

  • Master’s degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics, or relevant field is prefered, Bachelor’s degree required

  • Relevant experience or skills in computational biology, bioinformatics, machine learning, or statistics

  • Proficiency with at least one of the following technologies: Java, C/C++, R, Python, Perl, and Unix

  • Experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis and computational proteomics

  • The proven ability to use, troubleshoot, and teach software.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others

  • The willingness to travel for training and conference attendance (5%)

We also think that...

  • Previous experience with large-scale genomic data (e.g. RNA-seq, Exome-seq, ChIP-seq, etc.) is a big plus.

  • Strong publication record in top tier scientific journals to include first author publications is also a big plus.

If you would like to help us advance genomics at our leading, well-funded, and dynamic startup, please apply here. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Due to the high volume of applications we will only contact those candidates whose skills and qualifications most closely suit our needs.