Job Description :
Title: Jr-Mid level BA/Data Analyst

Length of Contract: 6-12 months

Location: Des Moines Iowa

Note: This client likes candidates to be from the Midwest or as close to Iowa as possible

Job Description:

Interact with research collaborators to understand data needs

Inventory data assets and create data catalog

Communicate with teams and product owners to assess business impact of data catalog decisions

Move data to system of record as appropriate

Discover and remove duplicate, repetitive or uninformative files

Archive infrequently used data

Education and experience:

B.S. in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, statistics or a related field with at least four years of experience;

Experience in next-generation sequence analysis and genomics data interpretation

Competency in Linux and Python programming is required; proficiency in statistical languages such as R is a plus.


Competencies:

Demonstrated ability to quantitatively evaluate and analyze scientific problems and work efficiently with large volumes of data.

Demonstrated ability to explain and present analytical findings to audiences verbally and in writing.