LIMS Developer, Bioinformatics, remote in Alameda, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 5/10/2022

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    2111 Whitehall Place
    Alameda, CA
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Job Description

Look for more than answers.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Quest Diagnostics Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) products provide specific answers that clinicians need to deliver the appropriate diagnostic and prognostic care to patients throughout the United States. As a LIMS Developer in our Bioinformatics team you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

LIMS Developer, the role:

As a member of the Quest Diagnostics Bioinformatics team you will work closely with other Bioinformatics developers and laboratory staff to develop and deploy workflows for our laboratory LIMS that enable automated high throughput workflows for our DNA sequencing laboratories.

This professional can work remotely.

Job responsibilities:

•         Develop workflows for molecular genetics testing and deploy to laboratory informatics systems

•         Ensure availability, performance, and scalability of workflows

•         Work closely with bioinformatics engineers and lab and R&D scientists to gather and implement requirements for the automation framework

•         Support testing requirements

•         Build and maintain code that interacts with a 3rd party vendor application

To qualify, the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

•         B.S. in Bioengineering, Computer Science, or a related field with 3+ years of experience

•         Familiar with typical workflows and lab automation used for molecular genetics testing in regulated industries using processes managed by laboratory informatics systems, preferably L7 ESP LIMS

•         Experience in Python and JavaScript for Web Applications and Backend processes

•         Experience in using version control tools, eg. Gitlab

•         Demonstrated ability to work with vendor APIs(or file based communication) for integration and development work

•         Experience supporting and maintaining applications that interact with 3rd party Vendor software.

•         Familiar with working in a Linux environment

•         Demonstrated ability to work in a team and communicate effectively with laboratory personal and R&D scientists

•         Demonstrated ability to innovate

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.