Principal Bioinformatics Scientist I
Company: Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Roche Sequencing is developing ground-breaking next-generation
sequencing (NGS) products that allow scientists/clinicians powerful
new avenues to investigate DNA, the blueprint of any lifeforms, in
days enabling them to understand health conditions such as cancer,
HIV, COVID19 and more! We are not only changing science but
changing lives through the development of frontier technologies
that accelerate personalized healthcare.
Make a Big Difference
Our Software and Bioinformatics group leverages the latest
advances in AI, data sciences, bioinformatics and engineering to
bring the power of NGS technology to life sciences professionals
enabling them the ability to diagnose, find treatment options and
ultimately beat diseases like cancer.
Are you dedicated and have an expertise in bioinformatics? Then
join us as we develop powerful bioinformatics algorithms, data
analysis tools, cloud-based software, and systems infrastructures
that deliver on the promise of personalized healthcare.
As a Principal Bioinformatics Scientist I, Development, you will
apply your expertise in NGS data analysis, clinical diagnostics,
molecular biology to analyze sequencing data with the goal of
developing laboratory methods and algorithms for IVD assays. You
will collaborate closely with molecular biologists, software
engineers and bioinformatics scientists to build products that will
impact patient care for many years to come.
Partner closely with Molecular Biology, Engineering, and other
Bioinformatics teams to perform all aspects of bioinformatics data
analysis including experimental design, data collection, QC,
algorithm design, analysis & visualization, and communication of
Serve as a bioinformatics functional representative on project
teams providing input and mentorship on bioinformatics related
Recommend next steps for bioinformatics pipeline and laboratory
workflow steps to meet product development objectives.
Transfer new products to production teams and provide scientific
support for on-market products.
Present and communicate project updates across multiple
functions in the organization.
- Develop documentation of bioinformatics results for scientific,
marketing, and regulatory purposes.
Who You Are
When you join us, you will have meaningful work developing an
innovative technology that saves and improves lives around the
world. As you collaborate with some of the best Bioinformatics
Scientists in the industry, you will make a huge difference in
disease diagnostics! Our team is collaborative and fast-paced. And,
we offer a competitive salary with a rich benefits package.
Bachelor's degree in in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or
Statistics, or other quantitative field with 9+ years of
experience; or, Master's with 7+ years of experience or PhD with 4+
years of experience. Advanced degree is highly preferred.
Proven experience delivering sequencing based clinical
diagnostic products supporting both laboratory technology and
bioinformatics pipeline development.
Prior experience developing IVD products is helpful.
In depth knowledge of sequencing molecular biology,
bioinformatics tools, statistical methods, and cancer biology.
Proficient in using programming languages (R, Python, Java) in a
distributed Linux environment.
Results oriented individual that thrives in collaborative
Excels at incorporating feedback in a professional manner.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to
adjust to technical and non-technical audiences.
- Detail oriented and committed to delivering high quality
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits
unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection
with the on-line application process, please email us at
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