Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Computational Biology/Data Science, remote in San Francisco, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 5/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Warriors Way
    San Francisco, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/27/2022
  • Job ID:
    req94873

Job Description

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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.

As a Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Computational Biology/Data Science, remote, 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.

The Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist will work 100% remote and can be located anywhere in the US.

Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Computational Biology/Data Science, remote, the role:

The Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist will work as a Computational Biologist/Data Scientist focusing on clinical methods development for NGS data, including analytical workflows, comparative analyses, and development of QC methods and results. Successful candidate will design and conduct data analyses and research on next-generation sequencing (NGS) data as a core team member collaborating with R&D bench scientists and software engineers during the clinical product development process, using cloud compute resources. Duties include providing technical/scientific leadership in design and development of new approaches to complex problems to meet project or organizational initiatives, mentoring other scientists and project team members to accomplish project objectives, and preparing reports, scientific publications, and/or conference presentations of results.

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

•         PhD with 1+ year experience, or MS with 3+ years experience, or BS with 5+ 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 3 years of experience working in a regulated industrial life sciences environment.

•         Significant relevant publication or patent record, and/or at least 2 years of relevant research and/or development experience

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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 or Citizenship.