Senior Bioinformatics Engineer

Senior Bioinformatics Engineer

Genoseq Diagnostics is a healthcare company dedicated to reproductive health diagnostics and solutions. Their focus is on providing innovative technology and testing services to support reproductive health and assist individuals and couples in their family planning journey. Genoseq Diagnostics leverages advanced techniques and data analysis, with a particular emphasis on genetic testing and personalized medicine, to deliver accurate and timely results.

Genoseq Diagnostics is currently seeking a Senior Bioinformatics Engineer to join their Bioinformatics and Data Science team. In this role, the candidate will collaborate with scientists, bioinformaticians, and statisticians to develop bioinformatics data processing pipelines and scientific software for analyzing and processing molecular data. These software solutions are crucial for essential scientific activities and product development, including training machine learning classifiers, analyzing experimental results, and processing data for diagnostic tests.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (or higher) in Engineering, Bioinformatics, Math, or related field, with 5+ years of experience (or Ph.D. with 3+ years of experience) in a relevant position.
  • Expert knowledge in designing, building, and testing scientific software and data analysis pipelines.
  • Professional software engineering experience, including extensive experience in at least one system-level programming language like Go, Java, or C++.
  • Previous experience working in and developing infrastructure for cloud environments.
  • Moderate familiarity with developing bioinformatics pipelines with a workflow engine, like Reflow or NextFlow.
  • Experience with cross-functional collaborations while ensuring data quality and commitment to analysis reproducibility.
  • Strong communicator who can discuss complex technical concepts with cross-functional collaborators and capture solutions in technical documentation.
  • Bonus: Working knowledge of common bioinformatic tools for processing next-generation sequencing data. Experience developing software for regulated products.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with a cross-functional team to develop new software features, process study samples, support analysis objectives, and lock device software for new products.
  • Design and implement efficient and horizontally-scalable bioinformatics software, in support of research and product initiatives.
  • Maintain a high level of software reliability by adhering to and enforcing sound engineering principles, including thorough testing.
  • Follow the formal development and release procedures needed to convince others of this reliability, meeting the high standards expected of regulated diagnostic devices.
  • Take the initiative to rigorously investigate and fix issues that still fall through the cracks; and pioneer new initiatives that make this come up less often.
  • The expected annual base pay scale for this full-time position at Genoseq Diagnostics, with actual compensation determined based on skills, experience, and location. Colleagues may also be eligible for participation in annual bonus plans tied to company and individual performance, as well as long-term incentive plans. Genoseq Diagnostics offers a comprehensive benefits package, including flexible time-off, , and medical, dental, and vision plans. Additionally, they provide carefully selected mindfulness offerings.
  • Genoseq Diagnostics is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, promoting a workplace free from discrimination based on various legally protected characteristics. The company aims to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities during the job application or interview process, as well as in performing essential job functions and receiving employment benefits.
  • Genoseq Diagnostics requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the definition of "fully vaccinated" as specified by the CDC. Exemptions based on sincere religious beliefs or medical conditions or disabilities preventing vaccination can be requested and will be considered for reasonable accommodation.

The actual base pay will be determined based on skills, experience, and location. Eligibility for annual bonus plans tied to company and individual performance or incentive plans may apply. Genoseq Diagnostics Reproductive Health offers a comprehensive benefits package, including flexible time-off, a 401k plan with company match, and medical, dental, and vision plans. Mindfulness offerings are also available to support