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Staff Scientist
Ref No.: 17-00960
Location: South San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
DIRECT CLIENT REQUIREMENT
Job Title: Staff Scientist
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Duration: Contract


Job Description:
  • This Bioinformatics Product Specialist role provides a unique opportunity for a qualified bioinformatician with an interest in working with customers to deliver best-in-class data analysis support for next-generation sequencing platforms.
  • In this role, you will work as a bridge between customers and internal bioinformatics development teams to resolve issues related to usage of software products and interpretation of results.
  • This role will report into the global product management organization.
  • You may also develop tools for next generation sequence analysis, and perform custom data analysis to assist customers in the interpretation of their data.
  • Given this is a direct customer interaction role, your attention to communication skills will be equally important as your bioinformatics skills.
  • If you are looking to break out of academia and get some experience in the biotechnology industry, this is a great opportunity to build on your current skill set and learn about how genomics labs across the world analyze next-generation sequencing data.include troubleshooting, problem-solving, developing custom analyses pipeline to resolve issues and present data in the best light.
  • Provide support for escalations from the field support team by acting as a bridge for internal development teams.
  • Gather feedback from customers to help the product management team prioritize requirements for future hardware and software development.
  • Create training materials, protocols, and applications notes on data analysis
  • Analyze sequencing data, design analysis strategies, tools and algorithms, and develop operating pipelines for customers
  • Participate in software testing of pre-release software


Mandatory Skills:
Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics


Desired Skills:
Contingent Hourly (CWHR)-TEM.CWHR.A00