Scientist, Bioinformatics Research in San Juan Capistrano, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/30/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    33608 Ortega Highway
    San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
    Research and Development
  • Job Family
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts data analyses and research. Develops and executes computational approaches to analyze bioinformatics problems and datasets. Serves as SME for analytical methods design/development on product development teams.

Prepares reports, scientific publications, conference presentations, and other communications of analysis results related to business objectives such as product/process development and improvement.

Activities may be focused individual projects or, more usually, assignments as a member of a project team, often working closely with R&D bench scientists, Genetic Counselors, Operations Scientists, and other technical business partners.

Supervision Exercised:



• Requires knowledge and skills normally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Computer Science, or related scientific discipline. Master's or PhD Degree is Preferred.

Work Experience:
• PhD, or MS with 2+ years experience, or BS with 4+ years experience in an industrial or academic setting working with clinical and biological data and underlying technologies including bioinformatics methods, database development, query/scripting/programming languages, cloud development, agile methodology, DevOps and other data analysis tools.

• At least 1 year of experience working in a regulated industrial life sciences environment.

• Record of relevant publications or patents and/or relevant research and development experience

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Indicate any physical or mental demands that must be met to successfully perform the principal responsibilities of the position (e.g., routinely lift 25 pounds, sitting or standing for long periods of time.) that is required or preferred.
Technical Training or Professional Licensing
• Indicate any technical training or professional licensing is required or preferred.

• Describe additional knowledge, skills, language and abilities required or preferred.