SOPHiA GENETICS

Bioinformatician, Boston - USA

Interested to join our bioinformatics team? As part of the team you would help analyze our clients data on a daily basis, helping them to move new genetic tests to routine. Furthermore, you would be involved in the development of new custom gene panels and pipelines.

Responsibilities in this team include:

  • Analyze client data
  • Quality control of the data and comparison of the results with reference data
  • Generate high quality presentations and reports for the clients
  • Design new custom gene panels
  • Help with the release cycle: prepare pipelines for new gene panels, set up and run non-regression tests, testing of new developments
  • Help answer BioIT related support questions

Therefore we are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible person with the capacity to work independently on a project to completion. You should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Strong data analysis experience using R/Bioconductor
  • Strong Linux bash scripting experience
  • Experience in NGS data analysis
  • Experience in high volume data visualisation
  • Experience in Python would be an advantage
  • Experience in targeted or amplicon sequencing would be an advantage

Please note that selected candidates will need to perform a bioinformatic analysis assignment.

SOPHiA GENETICS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diverse workforce. To ensure that we can provide for accommodation requests, for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation during the interview process can contact careers@sophiagenetics.com for further assistance.



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