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Bioinformatics Technical Specialist – ANZ

The Opportunity

Based on over 19 years of success and strong growth, Millennium Science is expanding their team to build on their success. To have the privilege of joining this successful team you will be an outstanding Bioinformatician with a demonstrated technical aptitude in genomic bioinformatics, data analytics & biological insight with an exceptional customer support focus. You may be a seasoned technical specialist, or a recent graduate with a strong desire to enter the commercial world supporting some of the most advanced life science technologies.

  • Communicate with customers both pre- and post-sales; interact with marketing; internal support; and communicate results to diverse audiences.
  • A partner to the customer in the understanding and analysis of data derived through use of next-generation high throughput sequencing systems.
  • Problem-solve to overcome technical challenges, including basic Linux operations, genomics analysis software and operation of bioinformatics analysis pipelines.
  • Assist customers in experimental design and subsequent experimentation to initiate and validate the use of the sequencing instrumentation in their laboratories.
  • Conduct technical and scientific presentations & deliver bioinformatics training to customers.

Position Requirements

  • Master's degree, PhD preferred in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Life science and/or computer science.
  • Familiarity with sequence analysis tools & workflows such as sequence alignment, genome visualization, comparative genomics, structural variation discovery, and epigenetics.
  • Preference for candidates with laboratory expertise in molecular genetics & next-generation sequencing analysis.
  • Experience in Unix operating systems & IT knowledge beneficial.
  • Strong presentation, communication skills & trouble-shooting abilities.
  • Customer-minded individual with the empathy to understand customer concerns.

Our Offer

Millennium Science offers an exceptionally supportive work environment and training. They expect, and provide, excellent professional standards and work ethics. Preferably based in Melbourne, there will be a requirement for regular travel within Australia and internationally, sometimes at short notice. Successful candidates will attract a competitive salary package.

As a valued member of this team, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your talent and shape this recognised business.

If you are interested in joining Millennium Science in this exciting new challenge, please call Marilyn Jones on 0401 003 553 for a confidential discussion and/or email your résumé in WORD format with your cover letter to