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Bioinformatician (diagnostic products), Lausanne - Switzerland

Job Location
Rue du Centre 172
1025 St-Sulpice
Job Description

We are looking for a bioinformatician who will assist the team in charge of developing In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) products in the following areas:

- to establish and document the bioinformatic performance metrics of products;

- to re-validate products for the purpose of change management, e.g. after protocol optimisation;

- to contribute to updating bioinformatic IVD products for performance and quality improvements, e.g. by modifying analysis pipelines and by performing and documenting non-regression testing and other software release-related tasks;

- to perform and document continuous quality control analyses, e.g. in regard to reagent quality;

- to generate and maintain code, e.g. for bioinformatic performance analyses and automatic document generation.


The ideal candidate should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

* Master's degree (or PhD) in engineering or biology including demonstrated strong statistical analysis and programming components

* proven abilities in R including R markup languages such as Knitr, Sweave, or similar

* considered a big plus:

- understanding of the basis for genetic testing- experience with ISO 13485 or similar quality management systems and/or with CE-IVD certification or FDA approval processes;

- bioinformatics experience with Bioconductor, samtools, and other widely used software;

- proven track record of working with high performance computing clusters, bioinformatic analysis pipelines, and version control systems;

- previous use of variant detection and annotation software;

- mastery of another programming language, e.g. Python or C++.

Please note that selected candidates may need to perform a bioinformatic assignment and a self-assessment during the recruitment process. 

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Ranked among the "50 Smartest Companies" in the world according to the MIT Technology Review, SOPHiA GENETICS is a fast-paced growing health-tech company. Combining deep expertise in life sciences, medical disciplines and mathematical modeling, we bring to market data analytics solutions to support healthcare professionals in better diagnosing and treating patients. Today SOPHiA’s technologies are being adopted and trusted by over 990 leading hospitals worldwide, all connected to each other and motivated to provide equal benefits to all patients.

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