Computational Geneticist
Hendrix Genetics BV
13 uur geleden


The Computational Geneticist studied Genetics because you wanted a challenging and fulfilling career with the potential to make an impact on the world.

Here’s your chance. Every day at Hendrix Genetics will bring new challenges and opportunities to improve yourself while changing the future of animal protein production.

You’ll join our data and application services team in Boxmeer (The Netherlands) where you will be involved in the further development of our breeding infrastructure in order to realize our vision Setting the standard in sustainable animal breeding .

You will benefit from working closely with leading experts in the field.

Smart, reliable systems are essential to our business. This means we highly invest in IT to translate R&D findings into applications.

We are adapting our organisation so we can further grow in areas of digitalization and automation. In your role, you will enable us to keep adapting to a changing world.

Your solutions will help our breeders and researchers to do their job better and faster.

As a computational geneticist, you closely interact with the business and our R&D department. They have a thorough understanding of the breeding processes and the genomic research supporting those processes.

You are the link between IT and research from design to final product : together you will make sure that your software fits our business and research needs.

You will not be alone in this task. As a part of the data and application services team you will work with several skilled developers.

This team creates and delivers tailor-made software to boost our breeding and research processes. You will report to the data engineer chapter lead.

This job is located in Boxmeer, the Netherlands.


Are you passionate about?

  • Analyse business and R&D needs and translate those in technical requirements. Design develop and test software which meets those needs.
  • Build and maintain systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information for data scientists.
  • Manage or contribute to projects of the IT project portfolio.
  • Develop your knowledge of animal genetics and genomics
  • Be part of an international team, work in an Agile way.
  • Support current breeding applications as specialist (second line of support)
  • Do you have the following requirements?

  • Bachelor or master in animal breeding or a related field
  • Interest and experience in software development
  • Extensive SQL knowledge
  • Quick learner, highly analytical, problem-solver
  • Proficient with project planning, implementation and execution
  • Nice to have qualifications

  • Oracle knowledge (PL / SQL) or at least knowledge of other relational databases
  • Knowledge of Linux Bash scripting
  • Agile mindset and knowledge of related tools such as Azure DevOps
  • Experience in a programming and software development
  • Knowledge of (animal) breeding and genetics and specifically related software
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