Bioinformatics Specialist

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

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.  

  • 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.
  • 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

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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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