Required skills and experience:

  • PhD or equivalent in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering, or another science with minimum of 2 years of industry experience
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, and validate novel NGS design and QC methods based on established bioinformatics algorithms (eg. alignment, variant calling, de novo assembly, etc) and tools (eg. bwa, GATK, Picard, SPAdes etc)
  • Strong proficiency with Python, SQL, Bash, and Git with experience building packages with tests as well as strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience with working in industry Production environment including validation and documentation
  • Able to effectively communicate and work remotely with teams using Slack, JIRA and Confluence
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues quickly and effectively

Preferred:

  • Excellent understanding of molecular biology, with an emphasis on DNA chemistry
  • Experience with synthetic biology design and/or QC
  • Experience working with Illumina sequencers, chemistry, and software
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, Airflow and Kubernetes
  • Experience with data science tools (Pandas, Spark)
  • Experience with Rust nice to have

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