Bioinformatics Analyst, MDX (3987)

Organization
QIAGEN
Job Location
Waltham, MA
Job Description

Bioinformatics Analyst will be responsible for supporting the development of the GeneReader NGS platform through data analysis, statistics, data visualization, and bioinformatics tools. An Analyst will be working in the NGS Systems Solutions group which interfaces daily with Primary Analysis, Sequencing Chemistry, Clonal Amplification, and Library Prep teams to ensure swift and effective development of all aspects of the GeneReader platform at a system level.

In this role a Bioinformatics Analyst will:

• Leverage state of the art tools (internal and external) to analyze NGS data including primary, secondary and tertiary analysis as well as analysis of underlying technical performance indicators for sequencing subsystem to support the development of GeneReader workflow and its sub-systems
• Develop and optimize bioinformatics workflows in order to create a seamless user experience
• Specify meaningful and measurable performance indicators between sub-systems in the GeneReader platform
• Design and analyze experiments to highlight strengths and shortcomings in the GeneReader platform and competing NGS technologies
• Present complex experimental results to diverse groups in a global company
• Automate analysis tasks for ongoing insight into the GeneReader platform performance
• Relay requirements and drive development of projects to close gaps in performance and usability from a system level

Requirements

Degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, and/or significant work experience
• Understanding of NGS underlying technical principles and application space
• 5+ years of experience with NGS formats, standards, and tools
• Demonstrable skills in data visualization, communication, and presentations
• NGS platform development greatly desired
• Moderate travel (up to 10%) and customer interaction required

How to Apply

If interested, please apply online www.qiagen.com/careers

About Our Organization

As the innovative market and technology leader, QIAGEN creates sample and assay technologies that enable access to content from any biological sample.

Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Our commitment to the markets, customers, and patients we serve drives our innovation and leadership in all areas where our sample and assay technologies are required.

The exceptional talent, skill, and passion of our employees are key to QIAGEN’s excellence, success and value.

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