Senior Computational Biologist

Organization
Fluidigm
Job Location
South San Francisco, CA
Job Description

More information about this job: 

Collaborative, assertive, flexible, passionate, driven, and inspired. These aren’t just nice words, they’re the start of every great Fluidigm career. 

We are a growing community of thinkers and creators, dedicated to pursuing the fundamental truths of biology. We seek to empower and inspire our customers and each other to push limits and envision ever more creative answers to “what if…?” As the industry pioneer in revolutionary single-cell technology and a cutting-edge leader in production genomics, we are committed to enabling biological exploration at every level. 

Fluidigm is seeking for an outstanding individual to join a vibrant interdisciplinary group of bioinformatics and application scientists to develop novel single analysis methods/systems to enable scientists to understand fundamental biological processes. 

Essential duties include but are not limited to: 
Develop computational solutions to address biologically relevant questions. 
Integrate/Implement publicly available analysis methods into Fluidigm data analysis products. 
Be an active member of the bioinformatics’ team, working with application scientists, customers, and product managements. 
Manage multiple projects at one time, switching focus between projects as required to management priorities.

Requirements: 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a related field. 
5+ years working experience in data modeling and analysis for biological research. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 
Extensive experience with mathematical modeling and statistics for biological data. 
Strong knowledge of statistics, algorithms and exploratory data analyses. 
Proficient in biological sequence analysis and the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. 
Detailed knowledge of algorithms underlying common NGS and statistical analysis tools. 
Proficiency in statistical analysis package, such as R. 
Good understanding biochemistry and genetics. 
Experience with single cell data analysis a strong plus. 
Thrive in a fast paced work environment that requires independent self-direction with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. 
Proactive and takes ownership for producing positive results 
Contributes as a valued team member and colleague with leaders at all levels 
Demonstrates personal self-awareness and desire for continual learning and personal development 
Keeps commitments; exhibits candor and courage 
Must possess the presentation skills and professionalism to project a professional image, both internally and externally 

We Will: 
Support you in your ongoing development and contribution both as an employee and a person 
Value your contribution and enlist your feedback 
Host excellent company-wide events multiple times a year 

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