Sr Bioinformatician

Employment Type

: Full-Time

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POSITION SUMMARY The Senior Bioinformatician is involved in the analysis of large and complex high-throughput genomics data sets. Drives development of computational methods, and integrating frameworks developed by our R&D team. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop methods to analyze high-throughput DNA sequencing data
  • Work with different functions groups to design experiments and implement data analysis methods
  • Produce high quality written documentation including study plans and reports.
  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • MS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering, Biochemistry, similar field, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical experience in high-throughput genome sequencing analysis.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of genomics and relevant NGS analyses (mapping, variant calling, etc.) is required
  • Experience of working with tools used for variant effect prediction tools such as VEP is preferred
  • Experience of developing or working with tools to detect copy number variation is preferred
  • Solid programming skills in at least one programming language, Java and/or Python strongly preferred.
  • Experience with public domain data sources, e.g. Clinvar, gnomAD is required
  • Experience using Linux command-line tools and relational databases (SQL) preferred
  • Team player, self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Duties are typically performed in an office setting.
  • This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
  • OUR OPPORTUNITY

    Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.
    The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
    WHAT WE OFFER
    Competitive Benefits. Generous Employee Referral program. Healthy catered lunches 3 times per week, and premium snacks! Additionally, we offer complimentary premium coffee drinks and teas, and other beverages.

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