Bioinformatics Scientist, Bioinformatician

Natera San Carlos , CA 94070

Posted 1 week ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Bioinformatician/Bioinformatics Scientist is involved in the analysis of large and complex high-throughput cancer genomics data sets. Assists in developing computational methods, and integrating frameworks developed by our R&D team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze high-throughput DNA sequence data and work with our team of scientists and statisticians to answer specific biological questions.

  • Help develop tools and automated bioinformatics pipelines for diagnostic test.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSc or BSc in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Biostatistics, similar field, or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years of practical experience in high-throughput genome sequencing analysis

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of genomics and relevant NGS analyses (mapping, variant calling, etc.).

  • Solid programming skills in at least one modern programming language, Java and/or Python strongly preferred.

  • Experience with public domain data sources, e.g. COSMIC and TCGA/ICGC strongly preferred.

  • Experience using Linux command-line tools and relational databases (SQL).

  • Experience with a scientific programming environment, such as R, is preferred.

  • Experience computational cancer genomics is a plus.

  • Ability and desire to communicate in cross functional teams with members from varying background.

  • Team player, self-motivated and detail-oriented.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Duties are typically performed in an office setting.

  • This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.

Travel required for this position:

No or Yes : If yes state anticipated percent for travel: Rarely (less than 10%)


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