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Computomics

Your trusted partner for reaching your goals.

Listening to Your Needs. Earning Your Trust.

In 2012, field-defining experts in machine learning, plant research and bioinformatics founded Computomics as a spin-off from Max Planck Institute for Biology and the University of Tübingen. The idea from the start: Utilizing cutting-edge bioinformatics tools to deliver highly accurate, customized service projects to companies across the globe.

Today, with the experience of more than 180 successfully completed projects for customers in 18 countries, Computomics helps navigate the complexities of all genomes. Our advanced machine learning methods enable rapid understanding of genomic data for agricultural, biotech, microbiome, and metabolomics researchers.

We provide our clients with thorough consultation on their sequencing projects, with in-depth analysis of their genomic data and with comprehensive reports.

What we offer is a full-service-partnership from the first experiment design to the integration of the results into your own system.

Trust is the key to any long-standing cooperation and partnership. Therefore we guarantee data security with data processing in our own data center located in Germany.

Why Work with Computomics?

High Quality Results

Each project is well documented to ensure reproducibility and accuracy.

Transparent Processes

There are no mysteries to our data analysis. We present our strategy before we start and report all methods and parameters used.

Multi-Platform Support

We work with our clients to develop the best sequencing strategy across multiple platforms, including Illumina, ONP, and PacBio.

Data Security Guaranteed

Our high performance computing servers located in a secure data center combined with encryption and two-factor authentication provide highly secure and private handling of your data.

Industry-Leading Expertise

Between our in-house bioinformatics experts and extensive collaboration network of consultants, we can tackle tough questions across all data analysis challenges.

Fast Turnaround

Tired of the wait list at your sequencing facility? We deliver great results quickly.

Our Team

Dr. Sebastian J. Schultheiss

Managing Director

Ruth Mayes

Director Global Business Strategy

Christian Dreischer

Scientific Project Manager

Ina Gerber

Business Administration Manager

Abul Khayer

Bioinformatics Scientist

Christian Kubica

Bioinformatics Analyst

Dr. Cathy Westhues

Machine Learning Scientist

Dr. Christoph Malisi

Software Development Manager

Dr. Jörg Hagmann

Product Manager Pantograph

Dr. Rupashree Dass

Machine Learning Scientist

Dr. Sonja Kersten

Bioinformatics Analyst

Eduardo Vela

Bioinformatics Software Developer

Friederike Lüdtke

Bioinformatics Analyst

Patrizia Ricca

Product Manager xSeedScore

Polina Riesling

Human Resources & Culture Manager

Sascha Patz

Bioinformatics Software Developer

Simone Betz

Marketing Manager

Susanne Breckenridge

Accountant

Uta Nickels

Digital Marketing Manager

Prof. Dr. Detlef Weigel

Max Planck Institute for Biology, Tuebingen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Daniel Huson

University of Tübingen, Germany and SCELSE, Singapore

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Rätsch

Professor, Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Karsten Borgwardt

Professor, Basel, Switzerland

Networks

Hudson River Biotechnology

Wageningen, The Netherlands

University of Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany

CANNABIS-NET

Stuttgart, Germany

CyberValley

Stuttgart, Germany

Careers

Are you interested in joining our team?

Please contact us: careers@computomics.com

Computomics keeps on growing – grow with us! We are constantly looking for smart people with a positive, forward-thinking attitude and experience in the fields of biology, genetics, bioinformatics, machine learning, marketing and sales.

What we offer you is the opportunity not only to become part of a diverse, international team located around the world (subsidiary in the USA) but to work in an entrepreneurial, open, and intellectually challenging culture. We focus on quality and professionalism and aim to have amicable relationships with our clients, our partners and among ourselves.

We prefer ownership over hierarchy, foster the combination of innovation and focus and encourage initiative and teamwork as well as a respectful, candid and open communication.

Benefit from:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Full-time as well as part time position
  • Mobile working
  • Attractive office and headquarter
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Retirement arrangements
  • Healthy products free of charge (fruit and drinks)
  • Get-together company events
Sales Professional EMEA (d/f/m)

Computomics is looking for an experienced professional with a proven track record of success in gaining and retaining customers with specific expertise in high-value strategic technical sales. You’re a team player who is proactive in supporting colleagues but can also work autonomously in accessing and organizing customer interactions.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Work with sales director to develop specific annual growth plans in designated accounts.
  • Maintain an effective time and territory management plan.
  • Present business and technical information.
  • Identify customer needs and trends.
  • Follow up enquires and leads.
  • Maintain customer information utilizing approved information tools and technologies. (CRM)
  • Timely updates to opportunity funnel and weekly forecast updates.
  • Healthy funnel management through continual prospecting efforts and the ability to increase business in key accounts throughout different divisions.
  • Executing account mapping and strategy to identify key players within each account.
  • Identifying and qualifying specific projects and opportunities within designated accounts.
  • Networking within designated accounts to fully understand their needs.
  • Closing business opportunities and engaging internal team and resources as required.
  • Developing proposals to provide solutions to customer’s needs.
  • Monitoring sales growth and new opportunities within designated accounts.

Download the complete job description for Sales Professional EMEA (d/f/m) here

We offer:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Full-time positions with unlimited contract
  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company based in Tübingen, Germany
  • Healthy working environment with fresh fruit, coffee, tea and water free of charge as well as access to sports activities
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer

 

If you are passionate and interested in a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to careers@computomics.com

Software Developer (d/f/m)

Computomics is looking for a software developer.

Your Tasks

  • Development of scientific software for machine learning-based workflows
  • Focus on reliability, speed, and user-friendliness
  • Writing automated tests and CI pipelines
  • Development of data analysis and visualization apps supporting our customers in plant breeding

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in software development, software engineering, bioinformatics, or a similar discipline
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Experience with Python libraries (pandas, numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, matplotlib, or similar)
  • Experience with Javascript/Typescript/Vue.js
  • Experience with containerized workflows with Docker
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software development in a team using version control (i.e. git), CI/CD testing and issue tracking
  • Experience with Linux shell (bash, zsh, fish, screen etc.) commands and scripting
  • Experience with R programming is advantageous
  • Knowledge of statistics, Machine Learning
  • Knowledge of workflow languages, e.g. nextflow, is advantageous
  • Knowledge of data visualization is advantageous
  • Knowledge of genetics and/or plant breeding are advantageous
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proactive team player
  • Capable of working autonomously

Download the complete job description Software Developer (d/f/m) here

We offer:

  • Full-time position with unlimited contract
  • Working from the office in Tübingen (partial mobile work possible)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Ergonomic office furniture and equipment
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer
  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company
  • Healthy working environment with fresh fruit, coffee, tea and water free of charge

If you are passionate and looking for a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to careers@computomics.com

Breeding Machine Learning Analyst (d/f/m) for Plant Performance Prediction

The Computomics Team is looking for a breeding machine learning analyst to work with us on projects related to genomic prediction of agricultural traits in plants and other exciting topics.

Your key responsibilities

  • Development of scientific software for machine learning-based workflows
  • Research on new machine learning-based methods for plant performance prediction
  • Execution of plant performance prediction projects as part of commercial breeding programs
  • Creation and presentation of project reports including meaningful visualizations of results
  • Close communication with customers including presentation of project results
  • Assessment of breeding programs with regards to performance prediction
  • Creation of automated workflows for results processing


Your qualifications and skills

  • Advanced degree in machine learning, computer science, bioinformatics or similar qualification with a minimum of 2 years experience
  • Experience with Python programming, ideally in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in the development and application of machine learning methods
  • Experience with a Linux shell and shell scripting
  • Experience with statistics and data visualization
  • Experience with R scripting and Rstudio
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics is advantageous
  • Knowledge in plant breeding techniques
  • Fluent in English with strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong problem solving skills and a proactive team player
  • Capable of working autonomously

Download the complete job description here

We offer:

  • Full-time position with unlimited contract (part-time work possible)
  • Working from the office in Tübingen (mobile work is possible for some of the time)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Ergonomic office furniture and equipment
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer
  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company
  • Healthy working environment with fresh fruit, coffee, tea and water free of charge

If you are passionate and looking for a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to careers@computomics.com

Breeding Informatics Analyst (d/f/m) for Plant Performance Prediction

Computomics is looking for a breeding informatics analyst with a focus on but not limited to projects related to genomic prediction of agricultural traits in plants.

Your key responsibilities

  • Execution of plant performance prediction projects as part of commercial breeding programs
  • Creation and presentation of project reports including meaningful visualizations of results
  • Close communication with customers including presentation of project results
  • Assessment of breeding programs with regards to performance prediction
  • Creation of automated workflows 
  • Participation in analysis improvements

 

Your qualifications and skills

  • University degree in agricultural sciences, plant breeding or similar qualification with a minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Experience with statistics and data visualization
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Experience with R scripting and Rstudio
  • Experience with the Linux shell and bash scripting
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics and machine learning are advantageous
  • Experience in plant breeding techniques
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proactive team player 
  • Capable of working autonomously

Download the complete job description here

We offer:

  • Full-time position with unlimited contract (part-time work possible)
  • Working from the office in Tübingen (partial mobile work possible)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Ergonomic office furniture and equipment
  • Continuous training, education and in-house knowledge transfer
  • Working in an innovative, dynamic and international company
  • Healthy working environment with fresh fruit, coffee, tea and water free of charge

If you are passionate and looking for a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to careers@computomics.com

 

If you are passionate and interested in a highly interesting challenge, please send your application to careers@computomics.com