Software Validation Lead – Genomics
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 12, 2021
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The Agilent Genomics group is an established leader in providing
robust reagents and analysis solutions to the next-generation
sequencing (NGS) market. Our team remains committed to offering our
NGS customers groundbreaking products and workflow solutions
through our continued development efforts. We are looking for new
team members excited to join our multi-functional program focused
on expanding Agilent NGS capabilities. This is your opportunity to
actively contribute in a fast-paced environment that encourages
learning and expertise in this high-growth industry.
We are seeking a lead verification and validation engineer
specialized in the analysis of genomic data generated using
Agilent’s high-throughput technologies (NGS, Microarrays, CRISPR,
guideRNA, and others).
The responsibilities will include planning, organizing, and
owning the execution of verification and validation (V&V) of
bioinformatics pipelines and software solutions for products within
Agilent Genomics. The position will be a hands-on role, with
responsibility to lead offshore team members supporting the
Partner with algorithm and Software (SW) developers and domain
specialists (including molecular biologists) in designing and
improving (V&V) and regression tests to ensure that the product
functions per specifications.
Represent the V&V function in cross-functional core teams as
Work with Marketing to ensure specifications are clear and
Work with R&D bioinformatics scientists and algorithm
developers to understand analysis workflows together with the
algorithms involved to define testing strategies including
comprehensive coverage of customer use cases.
Ensure proper test data sets are generated (either in-house or with
collaborators) to perform V&V.
Create formal validation reports, including comparisons with other
standard software applications or open source tools that can be
shared with customers upon request.
Prepare necessary test documents as part of PLC of a product
Analyze and identify critical bugs, advocate with development and
product managers if something important is overlooked.
Follow and advocate Software Development Life Cycle procedures and
conformance to FDA regulations and ISO standards.
Organize, annotate, and manage data sets to allow reuse across
programs; Ensure data retention and data privacy requirements are
Provide technical/product feedback to R&D and Marketing teams
in order to assist with building the necessary software
infrastructure and tools to facilitate product testing.
(eg. Modular code structure for isolated testing).
Provide assistance to customers in designing their validation
procedures, especially after patch releases.
Actively seek to improve genomics software quality and in-house
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