BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Bioinformatics Scientist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Reporting to the Director of Bioinformatics, the Bioinformatics Scientist is responsible for developing algorithms and performing data mining for molecular biology experiments. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a collaborative research environment and be able to provide evidence of relevant research expertise in the form of presentations, software, technical publications, and/or knowledge of applications.
Perform statistical and bioinformatic analyses of experimental data produced by MALDI-TOF MS, qPCR, Sequencing instruments
Conduct data mining over internally produced and publicly available data sets
Provide analysis information to management to aid in decision making on the development of new laboratory developed tests
Provide bioinformatics support for the commercial launch of molecular diagnostics
Master's degree required, PhD preferred in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related field
Minimum of 6 years work experience with at least 3 years in a biotechnology setting
Proficient in biological sequence analysis and analysis of next-generation sequencing data
Strong knowledge of human genetics
Proven track record of proficiency in data analysis and statistical learning
Proficiency with at least one of the following high level programming languages: R/S-PLUS (preferred), Matlab, SAS
Experience with Laboratory Developed Tests (LDT) highly desirable
Experience developing in an ISO 13485 Design Control environment
Programming experience in Java, Python or Perl and experience with databases and SQL highly desirable