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Scientist II, Bioinformatics

Apply Now Job ID R-339140 Date posted 05/31/2019

Job Description Summary

Spend your day on things that matter.
Work closely with a team of molecular biologists, immunologists, and other bioinformatics scientists in the exciting field of single-cell genomics and proteomics. Develop and deploy next-generation sequencing analysis pipelines to support our BD Rhapsody™ and BD™ AbSeq products. These complex pipelines are the tools that enable cutting edge research into areas like cancer and immune profiling, cell therapy, and stem cell biology. Success requires a firm grounding in software engineering, data analytics, ability to work successfully in teams, and a strong focus on making our customers successful.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, test, deploy, automate, and support NGS analysis pipelines
  • Develop end user applications that support visualization and statistical analysis
  • Troubleshoot problems, address issues, and answer questions from internal users, collaborators, and customers
  • Deploy computationally efficient cloud-based technologies to maximize pipeline efficiency
  • Interact with a cross-functional team of data scientists, engineers, and biologists to determine requirements and functionality

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology or related field
  • Python and/or C++ programming
  • Experience implementing NGS data analysis pipelines preferably in a production context
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Able to prioritize and deliver results with a high emphasis on quality, technical rigor, and attention to detail.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with advanced data science techniques especially as applied to RNA or Protein expression data.
  • Experience with Linux, shell (e.g. Bash) scripting
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and SQL language
  • Experience with any of the following: Agile software development, git, AWS, Seven Bridges, Arvados, Matlab, Javascript, React

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

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