16 days ago
Menlo Park, CA
Avellino Lab USA (Avellino) is seeking a Principal Bio-Informatics Scientist to analyze NGS data sets with an emphasis on custom targeted panels. Develop a CLIA compliant pipeline for the processing of sequencing data. The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of our Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis software and assays. Experience working with and developing pipelines for the analysis of sequencing data is required. Hands-on sequencing experience using at least one of the leading NGS platforms (Ion Torrent, Illumina) is highly desired. The bioinformatician will work closely with our IT team. The successful applicant will bring significant experience in NGS data analysis and reporting, and knowledge of the key steps required for DNA variant detection.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In-depth familiarity with NGS analysis techniques (DNA-, RNA-, and Custom Panel
Experience with common bioinformatic tools uses such as BWA, Bowtie, GATK, etc.
Experience developing, testing, and debugging the bioinformatics pipeline from variant calling to variant filtering and annotation
Excellent track record of analyzing next-generation sequencing data and performing network
Demonstrated knowledge of statistics, statistical genetics, bioinformatics concepts, methods, and tools. Familiarity with genomic data tools, repositories, and databases
Strong attention to detail and solid analytical skills
Ability to work hard and independently while contributing to the team effort and adhering to deadlines
100 to 499 employees
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