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Bench Scientist III
Ref No.: 18-01304
Location: La Jolla, California
Start Date / End Date: 06/18/2018 to 06/17/2019
 • Bioinformatics data scientist to develop and support the computational infrastructures for cancer genomics data analyses including databases, pipelines and web applications.

• Integrate, curate and load data from cancer multi-omics studies into backend databases of VIP, cBioPortal and OASIS.
• Develop data analysis tools to support data mining initiatives such as FG/Achilles, BOE, PROTECT etc.
• Collaborate with RBT to support web-based analytical platforms: VIP, cBioportal and OASIS.
• Collaborate with computational biologists/scientists to develop innovative data analysis pipelines and methods.

• This position will be part of the Oncology Computational Biology group and will have frequent interactions with the following groups:
o Oncology Translational Research (OTR)
o Tumor Cell Biology (TCB)
o Translational Oncology, Global Product Development (GPD)
o Research Business Technology (RBT)


• Skills developing or working with relational databases using Oracle, MySQL etc. and noSQL databases such as MongoDB.
• Strong programming skill in one or more of the following languages: R, PERL, Python.
• Working experience with NGS data analysis and bioinformatics analysis pipelines.
• Working experience with cancer genomics databases such as TCGA, CCLE, COSMIC.
• Experiences in web development e.g. R-Shiny, JavaScript, Web API, JSON.
• Comfortable working in the Unix/Linux development environment.
• Working knowledge in molecular biology and genomics.