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Sr. Bioinfo and Comp Biology Scientist Remote

Employer
Kforce Technology
Location
Dana Point, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021
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RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce is working with a top hospital and healthcare firm and they are in search for a Remote Senior Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Scientist. This role will start as a remote role and will have to sit onsite after Covid on (San Juan Capistrano, CA or Marlborough, MA) either location. This firm offers 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 the Senior Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Scientist will evaluate, develop, validate, implement, and support new next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis technology and technology enhancements, including bioinformatics analysis pipelines, testing/validation scripts, and other tools related to genetic diagnostics. Responsibilities include:
  • Regularly reports progress and prepares data analyses for internal review
  • Exercises technical leadership in devising approaches to meet project objectives
  • Prepares reports and analysis of results as related to product/process development and improvement
  • Guides and mentors other scientists and project team members to accomplish project objectives
  • Devises analytical methods to accomplish project objectives
  • Innovates new techniques and devises novel strategies to better accomplish project goals
  • Reports status of assigned projects through the preparation of reports and documentation that summarize results
  • Interprets results of analyses and recommends alternative analyses
  • Provides leadership in technical decisions affecting product development issues. Identifies problems, investigates alternatives, and recommends possible courses of action


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree required, MS or PhD preferred; Advanced Science, Engineering, or Computer Science degree desired
  • Relevant experience in IT, life sciences, computational biology/bioinformatics, engineering, or computer science strongly preferred
  • Demonstrable proficiency with Python, Perl, and/or shell scripting required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Hands-on experience analyzing NGS data strongly preferred
  • Experience with Linux, Cloud, and/or HPC environment strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of SQL database development a plus
  • Project management and/or support experience a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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