Bioinformatics Specialist

Organization
Sequenom
Job Location
3595 John Hopkins Court
San Diego, CA 92121
Salary
Competitive Salary, Bonus, Equity
Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package, effective hire date

Job Description

We currently have a great opportunity for a Bioinformatics Specialist who will be responsible for the research, development, and optimization of our diagnostic products. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a collaborative research environment and be able to provide evidence of relevant research expertise in the form of presentations, software, technical publications, and/or knowledge of applications.  
Responsibilities:

  • Process and manipulate large genomic sequence data for genomic research purposes.
  • Perform bioinformatic analyses of experimental data produced by massively parallel next generation sequencing.
  • Support NGS pipeline development and automation.
  • Conduct data mining over internally produced and publicly available data sets.
  • Collaborate with scientists.
Requirements
  • MS/PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or related field; Multidisciplinary experience preferred.
  • 2-3 years of computational biology/bioinformatics experience preferred.
  • Experience in biological sequence analysis and analysis of next-generation sequencing data.
  • Experience in cancer research and/or NGS variant calling methods are highly desired.
  • Knowledge of human genetics, statistics, algorithms and exploratory data analyses.
  • Fluency in programming and scripting languages is desired.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 Sequenom is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets

How to Apply

To apply, please visit http://www.sequenom.com/Careers/Jobs  

About Our Organization

As a life sciences company, Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM) has a guiding vision: To enable healthier lives as the premier provider of innovative genetic information with an exceptional customer experience.

What makes this vision a reality? Our deep commitment to "Quality of Science." For us, only the highest quality is acceptable. Sequenom team members thrive in a "science first" environment where ideas and innovation are part of daily life. This is your opportunity to work on cutting-edge science that is revolutionizing patient care.

Our innovation-driven culture means life at Sequenom is fast-paced, dynamic, and fun with rewarding benefits and performance rewards. With a clear vision for the future, all employees have the opportunity to make a difference and are encouraged to share new ideas. We foster a collaborative work environment and encourage curiosity at all levels.  

Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of San Diego’s life sciences community, less than a mile from the beach.

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