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Associate Bioinformatics Scientist
Ref No.: 17-14376
Location: San Diego, California
Help in configuration and interpretation of data analysis NGS results to support current CLIA lab operations and assay development experiments
Help design and interpret statistically powered studies to support test/lab improvements
Assist in analysis of massively parallel sequencing (NGS) genomic data
Work collaboratively with other bioinformatics and research scientists to support QC assessment and standardized analysis protocols for each of the projects as appropriate
Work with the Bioinformatics team to implement new analysis methods in the pipelines based on R&D prototypes
Coordinate tasks such as collection of requirements, software verification and validation
Communicate findings to the research scientists and present results to the R&D, process engineering teams, and geneticists
Develop new lab reports or customize existing ones to meet specific scientific project needs

Must have minimum of 1+ years of experience in a similar position including general experience in Life Sciences, Genomics, CLIA lab or Pharmaceutical industries.
Experience with C++, Java or Python is required
Experience with supporting / using bioinformatics pipelines
Experience with genomic analysis of sequencing data and/or working with genetic variant data is desired
Experience with statistical analysis of multivariate data
Experience with databases such as MS SQL and Postgres
Expertise with issue tracking and revision control systems
Understanding of security and privacy considerations
Experience with implementation of CLIA and FDA guidelines in a regulated/design controlled environment is a plus
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability and willingness to work in a fast paced environment
Excellent time and project management skills.
Must have proficient written, communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to both scientific and corporate audiences.