Bioinformatics Scientist

Organization
IdentifyGenomics, LLC
Job Location
Menlo Park, CA 94401
Job Description

IdentifyGenomics, LLC is a start-up based in Menlo Park, CA that is developing groundbreaking molecular technologies with applications ranging from clinical diagnostics to forensics. We are looking for a Bioinformatics Scientist to become an essential part of our core technology development team.

Your duties will include data mining, interpretation, and visualization of genomics data. You should have a strong understanding of human population genetics, genome variation, and next-generation sequencing. You need to have a creative approach to problems and excellent communication skills.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Next generation sequencing data analysis and pipeline development

  • Collaborate with other scientists and develop tools for genomics assay design, data interpretation, and data visualization

  • Development of software and analysis tools for internal use

  • Engage in collaborative research and publications 

 

Requirements
  1. Required Skills & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, population genetics, or related fields

  • Proficiency in programming with C/C++, Python, Matlab/R and shell scripting languages

  • Deep understanding of human population genetics and genome variation

  • Expert knowledge of next-generation sequencing technologies, tools and workflows

  • Knowledge of DNA forensics and/or metagenomics is a plus

  • Critical problem solving and creative approach to data

    analysis and algorithm design

  • Ability to contribute independently and collaboratively, and

    to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills and enjoys working in a

    highly collaborative team environment 

  • Previous industry experience is preferred but not required

How to Apply
  1. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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