Bioinformatics Research Associate

San Jose, CA | Contract

Post Date: 09/15/2017 Job ID: 11957 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Bioinformatics Research Associate to be part of our partner’ s team in the San Francisco South Bay Area. This is a great opportunity for entry level candidates to be a part of a next generation sequencing organization.

Our partner’ s culture is very collaborative and offers hands on training. They are part of a large global genomics services organization.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Bioinformatics Research Associate

As a member of the BioChemBioInfo group, you will play a role in analyzing data for application demonstrations and development of the next generation of processes for the high throughput analysis of genomic DNA. The successful candidate should have a keen desire to dig into vast data sets, be open to working with new methods of data analysis and work well in a team environment.  This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a talented and dynamic team working on novel approaches to understanding human biology and disease

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a genomics sequencing organization.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Analyze large data sets and help write reports on those analyses. 
  • Run applications and participate in data analysis.
  • Support other scientists including performing the analysis, interpretation of results, creation of written reports, and the communication of findings back to scientists.
  • Provide written documentation and reports.
  • Maintain a highly active and motivated culture.
  • Interact and collaborate with members of other groups.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Bioinformatics or related fields; recent graduate within one year. 
  • Experience with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis pertaining to assembly and variant calling.
  • Skills of writing scripts in Unix/Linux environment.
  • Ability to program in Pearl or Python.
  • Proficiency in basic Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to execute complex analyses in a timely manner.

Gianluca Beacon
Scientific Recruiter

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, or just looking for a change then I challenge you to work with Bayside Solutions. We are a great group of people all looking to build relationships. I myself, practice my business everyday with the intention of building lasting relationships by enhancing the lives of my candidates and clients. I strive to improve every day so that when you and I meet I will be at my best for YOU. If you feel that the position you are looking at might be a fit for you, then it would be my honor to walk you through the entire process from application to offer. Let us cultivate our market with your talent. I look forward to hearing from you... - See more at:

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