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Genomic Curator Quality Scientist

Organization
Golden Helix, Inc.
Job Location
1487 North 14th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
United States
Job Description

PRIORITY RESPONSIBILITY
Expand and maintain Golden Helix’s lead as curators of the largest repository of clinical and research genomic data. Master the capabilities of Golden Helix genomic analysis software to ensure the quality of new and changing features in conjunction with the development efforts of the product team.

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Genomic Data Curator

  • Understand and make editorial decisions on genomic data source to prepare them for use in clinical genetic testing and research contexts
  • Wrangle raw genomic data files into forms ready for usage in Golden Helix software
  • Write one-off scripts to manipulate and harmonize genomic data for product integration
  • Write code or run existing tools to simulated genomic datasets that exercise the software feature under test
  • Write blog posts on new capabilities, FAQs and data curation achievements

Product Quality

  • Help develop and run a quality process that covers Golden Helix’s products and bundled data
  • Master the new and changing capabilities of Golden Helix’s software to ensure their quality
  • Discover edge cases, off-by-one issues, resource limitations, and rare conditions in which the product does not perform nominally.
  • Prepare technical documentation for genomic scientists and clinical geneticists to perform their duties using Golden Helix software
  • Work closely with the product team in the entire lifecycle of bugs and issues.
  • Investigate customer problems referred by Field Application Scientists.
  • Other duties as directed.
Requirements
  • Must have ability to work for any US employer without restrictions
  • PhD or equivalent experience in Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Oncological Science, Molecular Genetics or related field. A M.S. in Bioinformatics with hands on research experience and NGS domain expertise also encouraged to apply.
  • Exquisite attention to detail, with a knack for identifying discrepancies or mistakes
  • Experience in Python and command line bash shell scripting or equivalent
  • Track record of written and oral communication experience, such as publications, grant applications and conference presentations
  • Well organized, task-oriented and willingness to take ownership of the quality of a complex product, including performing manual and hands-on tests.

The Genomic Curator Quality Scientist will be measured on:

  • Correct transformation and representation of curated data sources
  • Quality of products in versioned releases
  • Timely completion of tasks in regards to the software release schedule.
How to Apply

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position with a fun and exciting company, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

About Our Organization

Golden Helix is a leader in analytics software tools geared towards the clinical genetic testing market and research institutions. Globally, we do business with hundreds of organizations. We have a strong record with major hospitals, testing labs, research organizations, the pharma industry as well as governments worldwide. Our business is growing, creating the need to expand our team.

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