NGS Data Scientist

Location: Wavre

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Who are we?

MODIS is an international company that brings together the best experts in the field of Life Sciences, IT and engineering.

With us you have the opportunity to be part of a team that combines competence and passion for working on different projects.

To be able to respond optimally to the challenges of these constantly changing technological areas, your professional development is our priority.

In order to put your talents and ambitions first, we offer you inspiring, challenging and enriching projects.


To reinforce our Life Sciences team, Modis is looking for a NGS Data Scientist.

Would you like to be part of our team? Then be sure to read on!


You will support the bioinformatic deployment of the Next Generation Sequencing technology for QC release of commercial products, as well as the IT environment readiness

The missions of the bioinformatics expert are:

  • To run and develop bioinformatics pipelines and tools to facilitate the analysis of massive High-throughput sequencing data for Vaccines QC (Primary skill).
  • To work hand by hand with local QC to ensure the informatic and IT readiness of the QC environment and to map GMP requirements for the implementation of NGS for QC release (Secondary skill)

The main focus of the role will be developing / creating new, and optimising existing, large scale analytical pipelines for the analysis of many NGS samples, taking charge of pipeline evelopment and other analytical projects to ensure delivering of high-quality results.


We are looking for someone with a PhD in bioinformatics, computer science or life sciences. On top of this, the ideal candidate has at least 3years of experience with analysing NGS data. You are able to work with R, Python, ... Also the knowledge about SQL is required. GMP-experience and affinity with virology or molecular biology is a plus. You are fluent in English, French is a plus.


Why working as a consultant for Modis Life Sciences?

  • Modis is a part of the Adecco group, one of the top 5 companies within the 'Great Place to Work' ranking
  • Dynamic colleagues with passion and drive
  • The opportunity to develop yourself, your competences and skills within our organization
  • An interesting salary with extra-legal benefits. We offer meal vouchers, group- and hospitality insurance

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