Genomic Systems Engineer

Kaiser Permanente
Job Location
Oakland, CA
Job Description

I have what it takes

My unique skills and knowledge give me the confidence and enthusiasm to face new challenges—in my career and beyond. At Kaiser Permanente, I work in an environment that encourages me to reach my potential. With the support of my colleagues and the organization, I am able to push myself to greater heights and grow in new ways every day. Being the best I can be motivates me to set and achieve new goals. Which is something I pass on to our members. If you believe in discovering your own limitless potential, join us at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California.


Genomic Systems Engineer

Job #595779


In this role, you will design and implement industry best practices for the management of genomics data for the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank. You will work under the direction of the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank Executive Director and Data Coordinating Core Director to identify requirements for genomics data systems, automated workflows, and genomic data provenance. In addition, you will negotiate performance expectations with customers and creates project work plans to match as well as develop data definitions consistent with data management standards and conventions. 


Qualifications include:

  • At least seven years of combined experience, to include a minimum of five years directly related experience in handling and managing large datasets, database technologies, genome databases (particularly those relating to genome annotation, variant annotation, and biological pathways); and a minimum of two years of experience in genomics and bioinformatics
  • A master’s degree in health sciences, informatics, computer sciences, or genomics sciences, or directly related field; PhD degree preferred
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment 
How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please visit for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 595779.


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.




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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 9 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.  

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