Oncology Bioinformatics Laboratory Scientist


Human Longevity, Inc San Diego , CA 92140

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Oncology Bioinformatics Laboratory Scientist

  • San Diego, CA

  • Full Time

  • Mid Level


Purpose of Job

The Oncology Bioinformatics Laboratory Scientist will work closely with the Oncology R&D team to provide informatics support across multiple applications of somatic variant calling using next-generation sequencing technologies. An ideal candidate will have experience developing/implementing somatic variant calling analysis tools in a CLIA/CAP NGS laboratory. This role will be required to participate in the design and execution of validation studies to support the key objectives of the Oncology division.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Design, validate and implement bioinformatics solutions to support somatic variant calling applications

  • Participate in the selection/design of statistical and analytical solutions

  • Collaborate with bioinformatics and cancer genomics scientists to deliver high-quality oncology analytics pipelines

  • Ensure that implemented solutions follow software development best practices and principles that adhere to compliance regulations

  • Work with bioinformatics scientists and software engineers to develop test strategies and test infrastructure

Minimum Qualifications (must have)

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, bioinformatics, information systems or other related field; or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with various analysis tools to support somatic variant calling

  • Experience designing and writing informatics components of validation studies

  • Demonstrate outstanding personal initiative and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Excellent verbal and written and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. CAP/CLIA)

  • Experience in cancer genomics

  • Experience with Illumina sequencing technologies

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Oncology Bioinformatics Laboratory Scientist

Human Longevity, Inc