Clinical Bioinformatics Scientist

Organization
Celmatix
Job Location
New York, NY 10005
Benefits

Celmatix is looking to add talented and accomplished individuals to its fast-growing team. We offer a full range of benefits including competitive salary and equity compensation, excellent medical insurance, pre-tax FSA and transit benefits, and a 401k retirement plan.

Job Description

Celmatix is a research-driven personalized medicine company focused on maximizing fertility.  Reporting to the Senior Clinical Bioinformatician, the Clinical Bioinformatics Scientist will play a key role in helping to develop and manage our clinical next-generation sequencing infrastructure, as well as the pipeline that translates the sequencing data into reports and portal presentation for physicians and patients.  The ideal candidate for the position has a combination of strong computational and analytical capabilities with experience designing and developing software supporting cutting-edge genomics technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the design, implementation, and management of the tools supporting the Celmatix next-generation sequencing analysis infrastructure.
  • Develop software integration between functional systems, including LIMS, portal, reporting, et al.
  • Work closely with Celmatix scientists and medical experts to develop reports and visualizations of genetic/genomic data in the context of reported symptoms, clinical diagnoses, and other information.
  • Implement standards-based pipeline tools supporting the informatics analysis processes.
  • Develop, deploy, and implement QA/QC tools and processes which ensure the quality of the sequencing and other genetic/genomic informatics processes.
  • Work with clinical, regulatory, laboratory, and other personnel to write and review the Clinical Bioinformatics portion of regulatory documentation.
  • Work closely with the Celmatix science teams to carry out and communicate research findings.
Requirements
  • MS in computational biology, bioinformatics, or related field; Ph.D. preferred.
  • 3+ years of professional experience, preferably working in the collection and analysis of next-generation sequencing or related data.
  • Experience working with large "omics" and "ome" data sets in Python/Perl and R.
  • Experience with Java, C/C++ and shell scripting a plus.
  • Experience with standards-based workflow language/pipeline processing systems (such as Rabix, Galaxy, et al.).
  • Competence with high performance Linux/Unix computing environments, cloud-based computing experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with available tools and databases for sequence management and processing.
  • Experience in a startup environment preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • A problem-solver, who takes initiative and anticipates challenges.
About Our Organization

Named one of Crain's "Biotechs to Watch," Celmatix is changing the face of women’s health through the development of digital tools and genetic insights focused on fertility potential. Our unique approach combines data science and genomics to bring personalized medicine to fertility. Our leadership team includes a diverse group of world-class scientists and professionals including a founder recently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of 15 Entrepreneurs Disrupting their Industries, Inc Magazine’s 10 Women to Watch in Tech, and named an Aspen Institute’s Health Innovator Fellow, and a NYC Venture Fellow by the NYCEDC.

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