NGS Data Analyst- Pac Bio

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Job Location
Tarrytown, NY
Job Description

Job Summary and Essential Functions

We are looking for a Data Analyst for our Bioinformatics and Data Analysis group who will report to the Manager of the Production Analysis Pipelines and be responsible for all aspects of data production and analysis on the Pacific Biosciences (PacBio RS) sequencer. The Data Analyst will:
• Collaborate with LIMS and laboratory specialists to deliver high-quality production data in a timely fashion.
• Track sample metadata, and deliver data in a high-throughput production environment.
• Provide bioinformatics support for routine sequencer maintenance and upgrades.
• Work with the sequencing vendor and the Production Manager to quickly resolve instrument problems.
• Maintain accurate sample and sequence analysis records in our LIMS.
• Implement standard operating procedures to maintain stringent performance requirements, including throughput and quality metrics.


Experience and Required Skills:

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s or graduate degree in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a life science and 2+ years of experience in a next-generation sequencing lab.

• Interest and ability with new Technolgies and Software packages
• Experience providing analysis support for PacBio sequence data production Preferred
• Experience with SMRT Portal, and other PacBio data analysis tools Preferred
• Familiarity with standard molecular biology and NGS library techniques
• Experience with data/LIMS integration for metadata capture and tracking
• Script and software development experience to support NGS data analysis

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron Genetics Center’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

How to Apply
About Our Organization

The Regeneron Genetics Center is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company organized to collaborate with health systems and research groups to elucidate, on a large scale, genetic factors that cause or influence a range of human diseases. Building upon Regeneron's strengths in mouse genetics and genetics-driven drug discovery and development, the Center will specialize in ultra-high-throughput exome sequencing and computational biology; discovery of genotype-phenotype associations through linkage to well-annotated de-identified patient electronic medical records; and validation of discoveries using Regeneron’s VelociGene® technology. Our interests encompass a breadth of different areas such as Mendelian and family frameworks, large-scale population genetics (both common and rare variants), and gene-gene interactions. Program goals include target discovery, indication discovery, and patient-disease stratification. Objectives include advancing basic science around the world through public sharing of discoveries, providing clinically-valuable insights to physicians and patients of collaborating health-care systems, and identifying novel targets for drug development.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron or the Regeneron Genetics Center about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron or the Regeneron Genetics Center via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of the Regeneron Genetics Center, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron or the Regeneron Genetics Center for this position and a valid agreement with either Regeneron or the Regeneron Genetics Center is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron or Regeneron Genetics Center agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

RGC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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