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Bioinformatics Engineer

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Bioinformatics Engineer

  • 2020-16656
  • Pleasanton, California, United States

Who We Are and What We Do

 

Bio-Rad is an established world leading biotech company that creates products that help people live longer, healthier lives. Bio-Rad’s Digital Biology Group (DBG) in Pleasanton makes products (including instruments and bioinformatics data platforms) that are helping to eradicate cancer (among other things).  We’ve worked hard at building a great culture here at the DBG that cultivates collaboration and innovation, and people are deeply passionate about what they do here. Check Us Out

 

What We Are Looking For

 

A Bioinformatics Engineer excited to work with product development scientists, software and web developers and to develop the next generation of standalone and cloud-based software for assay design and analysis of droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) data. The assay design and analysis software supports both internal product development needs and customer-facing services. The position requires both strong coding ability and expertise in assay design. Are you passionate about science and delivering products that will have a big impact on improving people’s lives? Do you thrive on taking and owning novel ideas from white board to full product release in a multi-disciplinary environment? Do you want to work in a small, nimble, dynamic environment that still has the steady support of a larger, established company? Come be a key player on our next breakthrough product. Your work will directly improve the quality of our products and have a positive impact on each tested patient! 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with molecular biologists on assay design projects for ddPCR applications. Assist scientists with data management and analysis.
  • Enhance, develop, troubleshoot and maintain Python code base for our user facing assay design pipeline.
  • Support the custom assay design needs of internal R&D scientists, sales team, and customers.
  • Troubleshoot existing assay design and data analysis pipelines.
  • Present results to project teams and provide documentations as needed.

Qualifications

  • PhD or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, mathematics or molecular biology OR.
  • Bachelor degree in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, mathematics or molecular biology with equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience designing PCR assays for DNA and/or RNA detection and quantification.
  • Advanced skills in Python programming including Object-relational Mappers (ORMs)
  • Experience writing code to manipulate and analyze complex genomic measurements and annotations.
  • Experience using reference genome and transcriptome models, and associated annotation.
  • Experience developing and managing databases, e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL.
  • Experience Amazon Web Services Web (including: EC2, RDS, S3).
  • Experience with Docker, Git and Jira.
  • Basic understanding of cancer genomics.
  • Fluent (written and spoken) English. 

The following will be desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with assay design for bacteria, virus, and fungus DNA/RNA.
  • Experience analyzing NGS sequencing.
  • Experience with design control processes.
  • Experience working with multiple functions in the same company to bring a project to fruition.
  • Experience with technical customer support.
  • Fundamental knowledge of testing frameworks (e.g. Pytest, Nose and tox).

 

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

 

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