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Oncology Bioinformatics Laboratory Scientist
San Diego, CA
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
Prior experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. CAP/CLIA)
Experience in cancer genomics
Experience with Illumina sequencing technologies
Human Longevity, Inc