Curation Analyst, Partner Science Team

Job Location
1 Circle Star Way, Floor 2
San Carlos, CA 94070

What Helix has to offer you

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Catered meals
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Commuter benefits
  • Gym subsidy
Job Description

Clean, well-structured data is the foundation of genomic insights. Scientific curation is becoming more and more critical for unlocking genomic insights from the ever growing body of data and publications. As a Curation Analyst, you will gain data curation experience and familiarity with personalized genomics as you conduct primary literature analysis. You will gain experience in how genomic products are built and have a real impact on our partner product and process development efforts. And, as a bonus, you’ll get to work in a fast-paced, fun and exciting start-up environment and learn from some of the most brilliant minds in the industry.

As a Curation Analyst, you will:

  • Collaborate with science and bioinformatics teams to understand the data structure and use cases
  • Wrangle unstructured data from primary literature sources into structured data
  • Shape the curation program by supporting curation, variant interpretation, and data evaluation process development
  • Conduct basic bioinformatics analysis to support partner product development

Required background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology or related field with a focus in genetics preferred.
  • 1+ years of research experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Strong logical reasoning skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organization skills and is capable of simultaneous management of multiple projects and priorities
How to Apply
About Our Organization

We believe that everyone benefits from their biological information. It’s our mission to empower every person to improve their life through DNA. With our high-quality, trusted partners and state-of-the-art lab, we’ve created the first platform of personalized products and services powered by genetics. From inherited cancer screening to custom fitness and nutrition plans, the world of DNA learning is becoming more accessible and more valuable than ever.

So far we’ve raised over $100 million from investors like Illumina (the world’s leader in genetic sequencing equipment), Warburg Pincus, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins. We’ll be working with partners such as National Geographic, the Mayo Clinic, Invitae, and many others to develop applications which interpret your genome, with an app store and marketplace launching in 2017.

Our big vision comes with big responsibility. That’s why we’re building a team of experts in the field of genetics, engineering, design, business development, and beyond to help bring actionable insights to our customers. We’re looking for the best and brightest minds who are passionate about our mission and are excited to work on a truly diverse team.

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