Bioinformatics Scientis (m/f)

for a staff function role in unlimited full-time employment at Ares Genetics in Vienna. This position reports to the Head of Bioinformatics & Analytics.

What we expect from you...

In your role as Bioinformatics Scientist, you will be involved in designing and creating innovative bioinformatics solutions for genetic antibiotic resistance and susceptibility testing and prediction. You will work closely with your team members as well as international partners to analyse genomics data, implement state-of-the art data processing workflows, bioinformatics pipelines and analytics solutions. You will contribute to the development of intuitive applications and interfaces for clinicians, infectious disease specialists and microbiologists to derive actionable results from high-dimensional sequencing data.

What you bring with you…

  • An academic education in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology or other related disciplines
  • Strong background in microbial genomics, bioinformatics and statistical analysis
  • Hands-on experience with Python and R
  • Experience with relational database technologies
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure on Amazon Web Services
  • Hands-on experience with next generation sequencing and machine learning
  • A self-starter mentality with an independent and reliable way of working
  • An open and communicative work attitude
  • Enthusiasm to work as a team player in an innovative, dynamic start-up
  • Business-fluent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of German is an advantage,but not a requirement

What you can expect…

  • A varied and exciting challenge in one of the most innovative and rapidly growing segments of the healthcare industry.
  • A young, dynamically growing company with short decision pathways and a flat hierarchy.
  • An inspirational environment at one of Europe’s most prominent biotech clusters.
  • An attractive and competitive salary package.

For legal reasons, we are obliged to inform you, that the salary package for this position starts at gross € 42,000 / year. Our salaries are nonetheless oriented towards market-based salaries depending on your relevant professional expertise and may be significantly higher.

We look forward to receiving your detailed application. Please include the reference number 1310118 and preferably submit it electronically to

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