Bioinformatics Associate II

San Jose, CA 95134 | Contract-to-Hire

Post Date: 01/11/2018 Job ID: 12421

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Bioinformatics Associate II 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:
  • Develop industry standard next generation sequencing analysis pipelines with a specific focus on variant detection in exome and whole genome resequencing applications.
  • Design and develop computational algorithms for de novo assembly of human genomes, contig generation, and data analysis comprising multiple sequence alignment of genomic sequences
  • Collaborate with researchers, engineers, cloud-based service developers and other analysts to build solutions that drive development of interdisciplinary projects. Provide quantitative/qualitative feedback (or related, software-based tools) to other teams.
  • Generate simple, yet insightful, visuals that encapsulate meaningful trends, patterns, or other observations of importance.  Present findings and general progress on a weekly basis.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • M.Sc. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Computer Science or closely related fields with a focus on applications of next generation sequencing (NGS).
  • Hands-on experience (2+ years) in next generation sequencing analysis, including data quality assessment, sequencing data assembling, mapping, variant calling and interpretation
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux scripting, and programming languages (specifically C++/Python), and hands-on experience with commercial and open-source bioinformatics and NGS data analysis tools is required.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with great attention to detail in coding practices.
  • Able to execute complex analyses in a timely manner.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

Brierly Lindberg

Have you ever been submitted by a recruiter, and never given any feedback? Here at Bayside Solutions, we hold ourselves to a higher standard than the average staffing agency. A tool is only as useful as the hand that wields it, just as I am only as useful as the candidates I associate with. My success is a byproduct of solid teamwork and transparency to ensure I put my contractors in the best possible position to succeed. With that in mind, I would enjoy the opportunity to learn more about you and start our relationship-based recruiting on a great note.

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