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Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) founded in 2000 in Waterloo, Canada, develops and continually innovates the proteomics software platform PEAKS to identify and quantify proteins in very complex biological samples with LC-MS. Also provided is antibody characterization software and service, allowing customers to quickly and cost effectively characterize antibodies.

We offer great career opportunities in a new dynamic setting. Our employees are eligible for attractive benefits and options. Our office is located in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (approximately one hour driving distance from Toronto).

Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) is a leading software & service company, serving biopharmaceutical development and proteomics researchers. With our growing demand, we are looking for a motivated, hard-working individual to join our team as a “Bioinformatics Specialist”. The successful candidate is expected to follow established workflows and develop new strategies to analyze mass spectrometry data for proteomics and peptidomics studies, and foster team collaboration with internal and external groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute and automate pipelines and develop novel strategies for mass spectrometry-based proteomics and peptidomics data analysis
  • Solve complex problems in a broad range of research topics
  • Develop scientific software and computational infrastructure
  • Write custom scripts and develop programs in Perl, Python, R, Java, etc.
  • Present results to internal and external meetings and prepare results for peer-reviewed publications
  • This position may require international travel up to 10% of time

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum MSc degree (computational biology/bioinformatics or related field)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Python, R or Perl
  • Hands-on experience with all steps of proteomics and/or peptidomics data analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively, both independently and within a team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Having enthusiasm in science and technology and is self-motivated and eager to learn

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  • Knowledge of advanced mass spectrometry technologies, e.g. Orbitrap, Q-TOF, etc.
  • Knowledge of label-free and label-based protein quantification methods and data analysis
  • Knowledge of post-translational modification analysis
  • Knowledge of genetics and DNA- or RNA-Seq data analysis
  • Familiarity with software development cycle
  • Fluency in additional languages

Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) is a leading software & service company, serving biopharmaceutical development and proteomics researchers. With our growing demand, we are looking for a motivated, hard-working individual to join our team as a “Mass Spectrometry Specialist”. The successful candidate is expected to apply state-of-art mass spectrometry techniques to perform proteomics and peptidomics studies, provide technical support and research on antibody characterization and foster team collaboration with internal and external groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply and develop mass spectrometry technologies and execute experiments for proteomics and peptidomics studies and perform data analysis
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instruments including LC systems and mass spectrometers
  • Develop new techniques, draft protocols, and document work in laboratory notebooks
  • Communicate experimental methods and results to internal teams and external collaborators

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum MSc degree (biology/chemistry or related field)
  • Hands-on experience with developing and performing sample preparation for mass spectrometry experiment, and related data analysis for protein and peptide characterization
  • Hands-on experience with mass spectrometry and LC instrument operation, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively, both independently and within a team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Having enthusiasm in science and technology and is self-motivated and eager to learn

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  • Proficient with advanced mass spectrometry technologies, e.g. Orbitrap, Q-TOF, etc.
  • Familiar with label-free and label-based protein quantification methods and data analysis
  • Familiar with post-translational modification methods and data analysis
  • Knowledge of a programming language
  • Fluency in additional languages

Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) is currently looking for a Front-End Software Development Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. The successful candidate will work with a team of talented individuals to deliver an attractive, easy-to-use Web interface to our users.

Responsibilities:

  • Development, test, optimization and deployment of Web front-end
  • Prototype new designs
  • Ensure proper functioning of CI with all test passing
  • Mentor junior developers in Web development

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 3+ years of professional work experience on web applications
  • Deep knowledge and proficiency of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Experience with npm package manager
  • Experience with RESTful API services

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  • Experience with React+Redux
  • Familiarity with the front-end charting libraries (ie: SVGs, D3, canvas, etc.)
  • Familiarity with front-end testing framework
  • Experience with browser storage (ie: IndexedDB, etc)

With the exciting expansion of Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) we are currently looking for a experienced Software Engineer/Architect who likes to take the challenge of building complex computing platforms. The successful candidate will join our distributed computing team which targets at solving challenging health science problems by high performance computing platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Design server end software for large-scale, highly available distributed cloud system in high-quality, high-performance, create robust high-volume cloud computing applications
  • Collaborate with other developers to design, document and implement the interfaces between modules
  • Debug and troubleshoot problems in test and production environments, Create and execute the unit test plan and feature test plan
  • Interact with our project teams supporting customers all over the world

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related fields
  • 3+ years of professional experience working with Java and/or Python as a software developer
  • Expertise in asynchronous, and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with Actor/Message based systems or reactive programming
  • Experience building scalable infrastructure software with distributed systems
  • Experience with cloud environments (public or private)

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development workflow
  • Experience with a distributed database system, preferably Cassandra
  • Experience with DevOps with Cloud environment such as AWS
  • Experience with packaging with Docker and deployment in a cluster
  • Experience of development/administration under Linux and Unix like systems
  • Experience with CI tools such as Jenkins
We are always looking to expand our sales and development teams, as well as on the lookout for talented people with other areas of expertise. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to jobs@bioinfor.com. We will contact you if we wish to arrange an interview.