Bioinformatics Scientist III

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Job Description

Bioinformatics Scientist III


  • Test data analysis pipelines and software features
  • Check the correctness of output Compare output data with other equivalent systems
  • Perform system performance profiling
  • Perform test automation with Python and Java
  • Requirement gathering and analysis and writing design docs for various analysis features
  • Prepare FDA submission documentation
  • Write and execute test cases, responsible for updating defect-tracking records.
  • Work closely with developers to implement software features.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams


  • Person should have at least masters degree
  • Require a master or above degree in bioinformatics or related disciplines.
  • Require 2+ years of experience.
  • Require experience in NGS data analysis
  • Knowledge of mapping, variant calling and fusion detection algorithm would be advantageous
  • Require experience in perl/python scripting.
  • Require experience in Java programming.
  • Require basic understanding or working knowledge of software testing.
About Our Organization

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. 

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