Associate Bioinformatics Scientist in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Duties:

  • Algorithm development - develop algorithms for analysis of vast amount of studies across various data types and platforms for translational research and clinical applications.
  • Data analysis - apply best practice statistical/computational methods to analyze largescale biological data, such as copy number, mutation, methylation, next generation sequencing, etc. in a fast-paced product development environment.
  • Pipeline development - design and develop pipelines to address novel analytical challenges and to automate established analysis so that thousands of studies can be analyzed in a robust manner

Skills:

  • Proficient in programming languages such as R, Python, C# or Java
  • Familiar with High Performance Computing (HPC) system
  • Solid background in next generation sequencing data analysis
  • Knowledge on current bioinformatics/genomics resources available at NCBI, Ensembl, UCSC, Broad Institute, etc
  • Statistical analysis and modeling
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Education:

Must have master's degree or above in bioinformatics, computational biology, bioengineer, statistics or computer science

Skills and Experience:

  • BIOINFORMATICS
  • STATISTICS
  • DATA ANALYSIS
  • PYTHON
  • PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION