Bioinformatics Scientist 1 - Algorithm And Data Science

Illumina San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Our group is focused on tackling some of the most challenging problems in cancer genomics spanning diverse research and clinical applications. If you are an expert in one or more of the following areas, we would like to hear from you.


  • Algorithm development - develop algorithms for analysis of vast amount of studies across various data types and platforms for translational research and clinical applications.

  • Data analysis - apply best practice statistical/computational methods to analyze large-scale biological data, such as gene expression, copy-number, mutation, methylation, next-generation sequencing, etc. in a fast-paced product development environment.

  • Pipeline development - design and develop pipelines to address novel analytical challenges and to automate established analysis so that thousands of studies can be analyzed in a robust manner

Required Skills and Experience

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, Computer Science

  • Expert knowledge on current bioinformatics/genomics/proteomics resources available at NCBI, Ensembl, UCSC, Broad Institute, etc.

  • Strong experience in data analysis and pipeline development

  • Expert in Python, R, shell scripting, and/or C/C++/C#

  • Ability to contribute independently and collaboratively, and to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Background in oncology or clinical experience

  • Strong background in machine learning

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit:

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