Standort: Vienna BioCenter, Austria Lexogen GmbH
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: Lexogen GmbH
Eingetragen am: 2019-11-21

Established in 2007, Lexogen is a transcriptomics and Next Generation Sequencing company, focusing on the
development of methods for RNA analysis. Its portfolio includes multiple well-established protocols for RNA
sequencing sample preparation, external RNA spike-in controls, as well as bioinformatic tools and sequencing
services. Lexogen currently employs 60 scientists and staff with headquarters in Vienna, Austria and a subsidiary
in New Hampshire, US. For further information, please visit

Data Scientist, C++ and Python Developer Ref. No. 73

We are looking for a motivated, innovative Data Scientist, C++ and Python Developer with strong
mathematical and statistical background to work on research projects in Next Generation
Sequencing (NGS). This position allows for research on patentable and publishable methods
within an international collaboration.


• Implement and test statistical algorithms for the analysis of NGS data (mainly RNA-Seq
and Chip-Seq) in C/C++ and Python
• Validate innovative ideas using R, Python and Matlab/Octave
• Benchmark software on large NGS datasets
• Enrich NGS datasets with biologically relevant information
• Integrate third-party software into NGS workflows
• Rapid prototyping using open source software
• Software documentation


• Advanced programming skills in Python and C/C++, including experience with the
Standard Template Library (STL) and Boost Library
• Knowledge of Matlab/Octave, R, GNU toolbox and shell scripting
• Degree in scientific discipline, MSc, BSc, FH diploma or equivalent
• Experience in handling NGS data (RNA-Seq, Chip-Seq) is a plus
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast paced environment
• Excellent command of English


We offer
• Inspiring environment of a young, growing biotech company
• Work as part of an experienced and highly motivated bioinformatics team
• Benefits and network of the Campus Vienna Biocenter
• Collaborations with international research groups


This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast-growing biotech company and help shape a leader in
the gene expression analysis market.

To apply for this position, please send your detailed CV and cover letter to

Lexogen GmbH, Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Vienna, Austria, Europe

Remuneration will be according to experience and performance starting at € 50.000.- gross p.a. full-time. Due
to external funding, this position is initially limited to one year with an option to become permanent.

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