NGS junior bioinformatician

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Last update: 4 May 2022 | Location: Amsterdam | Education: BSc or MSc | Language: English

Macrogen Europe BV is a leading provider of genome sequencing services for academic and clinical research, as well as the life sciences industry. We provide flexible, fast sequencing of DNA and RNA with comprehensive, reliable data. Our services are available across Europe and Africa and include whole genome, whole exome and targeted sequencing – as well as transcriptome, epigenome, metagenome and single cell sequencing.

Our main office is located in Amsterdam and we are part of Macrogen's global network, which has offices and sequencing facilities in South Korea, the US, Japan, Spain and Singapore – and is working closely with over 18,000 researchers in 153 countries. You can visit our website ( to find out more about our company.

For the dynamic, rapidly developing European market, we are looking for a talented and motivated NGS junior bioinformatician to be based in our Amsterdam office.


  • Analysis of NGS datasets using various analysis tools
  • Implementing and maintaining our analysis pipelines
  • Producing analysis reports and delivering data to meet customer demands in a timely manner
  • Developing analysis methods for new platforms and technologies where necessary
  • Giving consultation to NGS account managers and customers
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams (sales and technical) to achieve business objectives
  • Drafting and updating SOPs and ISO documents


  • Bachelor or master in bioinformatics, computational biology or other relevant field is a must
  • Basic knowledge of NGS and experience with computational approaches to the analysis of NGS data required
  • Programming skills in least one scripting language (e.g. Python, R, JAVA, bash)
  • Expertise in a Linux-based environment
  • Strategic thinking and detail oriented
  • Able to work in multinational team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Candidates should reside in the Netherlands and have a valid work permit.

Please make sure to send your CV and cover letter to with the heading NGS junior bioinformatician. We only accept applications through email.