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Bioinformatics Scientist

Job Location
5200 Illumina Way
San Diego, CA 92122
United States
Job Description

Our team at Illumina develops new algorithms and software to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. We create accurate, reliable and scalable tools for genomic data from raw DNA sequences to interpreted human genomes. We work in interdisciplinary teams with scientists, software engineers and medical experts to create complete solutions for diagnosis of genetic diseases, oncology, population-scale sequencing projects. We are looking for an exceptional individual, who wants to create software with a direct impact on human health and medical research around the world. You would join over 100 bioinformatics scientists and engineers at Illumina’s San Diego headquarters, in an environment that is fast-paced, open, innovative and fun.



Responsibilities Develop computational methods to enable new sequencing applications and improve the medical and scientific value of a sequenced genome Create professional, high-quality and high-performance software Design statistical and machine-learning models to analyze new types of data from internal R&D efforts, as well as large-scale collections of genomic data Build collaborative relationships with diverse groups within and outside of Illumina Qualifications Knowledge of algorithm development and statistics or machine learning Strong background in software development; Experience with C / C++ Experience analyzing large, complex data sets Excellent communication skills with interdisciplinary groups Master’s degree or PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, engineering, physical sciences, mathematics or related field

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