Under the direction of the Manager of Product Development, the Bioinformatics Support Analyst is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of analysis software required for genomics-based testing in the Diagnostic Laboratories and the Blood Research Institute. In the diagnostic laboratories, this position will support clinical diagnostic testing using next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays. This key position will work with third-party software providers, product development scientists, laboratory directors, and laboratory information services staff to build robust analysis pipelines for the interpretation and clinical reporting of NGS data. This position will also work with Blood Research Institute faculty to support basic and translational research projects that utilize genomic data.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated leadership skills with well developed interpersonal and teamwork skills. Equally important are excellent oral and written communication skills, along with strong critical thinking and analysis skills. The ideal candidate will have a collaborative attitude and excellent technical knowledge including a strong foundation in software requirements analysis. Working knowledge and experience with various database systems, as well as a working knowledge of clinical laboratory and research settings and protocol/experiment design is a plus.