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Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics

Apply Now Job ID R-334564 Date posted 04/09/2019

Job Description Summary

Spend your day on things that matter.
Work closely with a team of molecular biologists, immunologists, and other bioinformatic 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:

  • Analyze single-cell data to support new product development
  • 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

Education and Skills:

  • PhD degree in bioinformatics, molecular biology, immunology, computer science, or related field
  • Proven track record of Python and/or C++ programming
  • Proficiency in data analysis using Python and/or R
  • Experience implementing pipelines and analyzing NGS data
  • 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 Experience:

  • Experience with immune repertoire (VDJ) sequencing data
  • Experience with advanced RNA or protein expression data, including single-cell
  • Experience with common biological sequence databases and formats
  • Experience with any of the following: Common Workflow Language (CWL), AWS, Seven Bridges, Arvados, Matlab, docker, agile software development, git

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

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