Senior Programmer with Bioinformatic Applications

Requisition ID
Business Area
Group Units
Information Technology/Software Development
Location Details
Oslo, Norway
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

The ideal candidate will possess a programming background and analytic skills with bioinformatic applications. The ideal candidate will be comfortable communicating with other developers, IT specialists, bioinformaticians, both within DNV GL and with partners. More specifically, the candidate will contribute to research related to the software development for secure sharing of genomic and phenotypic data and developing the foundation for potential third party assurance services in this field.


The successful candidate will be a part of a unique multidisciplinary and international research team with the opportunity of influencing DNV GL’s Life Sciences activities including:

  • development of software related to the secure sharing of genomic and phenotypic data;
  • will have a strong programming background and analytic skills as well as be comfortable communicating with other developers and bioinformaticians;
  • engage with key patient, research, clinical and policy stakeholders related to the use of NGS technology within precision medicine;
  • contribute to technical reports, scientific papers, non-technical reports and professional presentations;
  • collaborate with the Information Technology program, GTR and the wider life sciences environment globally across DNV GL.

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree or higher in life sciences or computer sciences, with bioinformatic application
  • Demonstrated experience with web applications with C# and ASP.Net.
  • Demonstrated experience in NodeJs and SQL
  • Excellent cross-group and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate technical information to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills in English.


  • Demonstrated experience in cyber security for healthcare /biodata
  • Strong back end expertise, front end expertise a bonus
  • Demonstrated practical experience within bioinformatics, preferably in the clinical setting
  • Experience with developing software solutions for NGS variant pipelines including the curation of clinical variants 

For more information about the position, please contact:
Bobbie Ray-Sannerud, Program Director, DNV GL GTR Life Sciences program,

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, certification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to customers across a wide range of industries including healthcare, maritime, oil & gas and energy. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 14 000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL has formulated a strategic expansion plan to take a leading assurance position in the life sciences sector with a focus on Food & Beverage and Healthcare. As part of this plan DNV GL Group Technology and Research (GTR), is expanding the Life Sciences team.

Specifically, the Life Sciences program is working with leading research and clinical teams to explore how facilitation of data sharing and quality assurance in next generation sequencing (NGS) pipelines can contribute to the implementation of precision medicine.

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