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Apply principles and methods of bioinformatics to assist scientists in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. Apply bioinformatics tools to visualize, analyze, manipulate or interpret molecular data. May build and maintain databases for processing and analyzing genomic or other biological information.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-9111.01
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Bioinformatics Technicians”.
Also Known As…
- Bioinformatics Technicians
- Scientific Informatics Analyst
- Research Assistant
- Museum Informatics Specialist
- Informatics Developer
- Bioinformatics Technician
- Bioinformatics Specialist
- Bioinformatics Developer
- Bioinformatics Analyst
- Assistant Research Scientist
- Log Data Technician
- Database Technician
- Data Technician
- Data Analyst
- Bioinformatics Research Technician
- Bioinformatics Assistant
Tasks for “Biometrics Technician”
- Create data management or error-checking procedures and user manuals.
- Participate in the preparation of reports or scientific publications.
- Confer with database users about project timelines and changes.
- Write computer programs or scripts to be used in querying databases.
- Confer with researchers, clinicians, or information technology staff to determine data needs and programming requirements and to provide assistance with database-related research activities.
- Document all database changes, modifications, or problems.
- Analyze or manipulate bioinformatics data using software packages, statistical applications, or data mining techniques.
- Conduct quality analyses of data inputs and resulting analyses or predictions.
- Train bioinformatics staff or researchers in the use of databases.
- Perform routine system administrative functions such as troubleshooting, back-ups, and upgrades.
- Package bioinformatics data for submission to public repositories.
- Enter or retrieve information from structural databases, protein sequence motif databases, mutation databases, genomic databases or gene expression databases.
- Develop or apply data mining and machine learning algorithms.
- Monitor database performance and perform any necessary maintenance, upgrades, or repairs.
- Maintain awareness of new and emerging computational methods and technologies.
- Extend existing software programs, web-based interactive tools, or database queries as sequence management and analysis needs evolve.
- Develop or maintain applications that process biologically based data into searchable databases for purposes of analysis, calculation, or presentation.
- Test new or updated software or tools and provide feedback to developers.
- Design or implement web-based tools for querying large-scale biological databases.
Related Technology & Tools
- Computer clusters
- High throughput screening HTS systems
- Web servers
- Computer workstation setups
- Network file servers
- Semiconductor-based sequencers
- Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR spectrometers
- Desktop computers
- Burrows-Wheeler Aligner BWA
- Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
- The MathWorks MATLAB
- Web browser software
- Atlassian Bamboo
- Hypertext markup language HTML
- Basic Local Alignment Search Tool BLAST
- Oracle Java
- Genome Analysis ToolKit GATK
- Jenkins CI
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Ion Reporter
- Apache Subversion