30+ days ago


Foster City, CA


Reference # :21-06874Title :Research Scientist - Bioinformatics III
Location :Foster City, CA
Experience Level :Start Date / End Date :03/08/2021 / 09/07/2021 
Specific Responsibilities and skills for Position: We are seeking a highly talented and motivated Bioinformatics Scientist to support drug discovery and development efforts in virology cure programs. The candidate will work in a highly productive team environment in collaboration with other *** Research functions to create data analysis tools for investigation of viral and immunological drug targets. The individual will collaborate with Biologists and other Bioinformatics Scientists on projects to explore viral sequencing, viral evolution and diversity, host immune datasets, and responses to biologics and vaccines.

Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
? Thorough understanding and interest in biology with the demonstrated ability to contribute to scientific efforts focused on understanding diseases
? Excellent background in next-generation sequencing data analysis
? Strong programming and scripting abilities in languages such as Python, R, C++, C#, Java
? Experience with open-source bioinformatics tools / packages (GATK, Bioconductor, etc)
? Strong organizational and communication skills

Desired Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:
? Knowledge of virology and immuno-informatics tools and datasets
? Experience in database design and writing queries for SQL and document databases
? Experience evaluating genetic variation in populations using phylogenetics

Specific Education and Experience:
? A PhD or 7+ years of experience with MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, computational biology, genomics, or a related field.

About the Company

Artech Information Systems LLC

Artech is a full-service staff augmentation firm dedicated to providing mission critical human capital solutions. Founded in 1992, Artech has an estimated $810M annual revenue run rate for 2019 and about 10,500 employees and consultants across the US, Canada, India, and China. Artech is a minority- and women-owned enterprise (MWBE) and is certified by the WBENC, NMSDC, and CPUC. Artech is also a NMSDC Corporate Plus member and was recently ranked as the 11th largest IT staffing firm and the #1 Largest Women-Owned IT Staffing Companies in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

As a Tier-1 Preferred Supplier to over 80 Fortune 500 clients and federal government entities, Artech has extensive staff augmentation experience in both IT and non-IT categories. Artech provides a variety of workforce solutions to meet the needs of its clients in support of job categories such as Information Technology (IT); Engineering; Professional and Managerial; Scientific, Clinical and regulatory; HR; Legal; Sales and Marketing; and Finance and Accounting.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees


Staffing/Employment Agencies

Employee Benefits

Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Referral Program, Long Term Disability, Employee Events, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K