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Data Scientist (Bioinformatics)

Data Scientist (Bioinformatics)

  • 2021-22648
  • 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 Data Scientist excited to work with marketing, software and web developers, and product development scientists. Someone looking to generate insights from big data and to then develop the next generation of standalone and cloud-based software for partition-based digital PCR and single-cell sequencing technologies. 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

  • Interact with scientists, marketing, and regulatory personnel to analyze data from experimental and operational data, customer data and third-party data sources, develop statistical methods, communicate with the team, and write analysis protocols.
  • Develop machine learning-based algorithms using Python or equivalent software interacting with SQL databases for data analysis and report.
  • Describe algorithms and pertinent statistical analysis to broad project team and effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Provide statistical support to R&D scientists across a diverse range of projects.
  • Mentor and host learning events (lunch and learns) to support cross department education as needed.

Qualifications

  • Experience working on analytical projects for genomics or diagnostics, including background in Machine Learning with expert knowledge of Python.
  • Experienced in standard statistical methods including hypothesis testing, regression analysis, linear and non-linear models, data aggregation, unsupervised learning methods and visualization.
  • Experienced with one major programming language (e.g. JAVA, C/C++/C#, Python, Perl).
  • Comfortable with SQL relational databases for data management.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Understanding of molecular biology, genomics, PCR, and sequencing technologies.
  • Willing to learn new methods and skills.
  • Ready to think outside the box when needed.
  • PhD or Master Degree in statistics, computer science or mathematics or similar quantitative field with 0-2 years experience OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, computer science or mathematics with at least 3+ years experience.
  • Past work in cell-free DNA applications is a plus.
  • Strong R, SAS, or Matlab programming skill (including data graphing skill) is a plus.

 

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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Agency Non-Solicitation:

 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

 

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