Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist - Clinical Genomics (Redwood City, CA, San Diego, CA OR Seattle, WA)
Company: Guardant Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Company Description: Guardant Health is a leading precision
oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through
use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced
analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages
capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical
outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer
care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based
Guardant360, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced
stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR
program, which aims to address the needs of early-stage cancer
patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer
survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for
cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing
cancer with early detection.
This role works out of our Headquarters in Redwood City, CA,San
Diego, CA or Seattle, WA.
Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic Guardant Health has temporarily
classified this role as working from home status, scheduled to
return onsite at HQ when it is determined safe to do so.
The Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist will be proficient in
collaborative, integrative, data-driven, computational analysis
necessary to develop, launch, and innovate in all aspects of
high-throughput oncology test product development and Real World
Evidence analysis. As a part of the Bioinformatics and Clinical
Genomics teams, you will have the opportunity to innovate and
implement your ideas to constantly improve our product and
analytics so that they are best suited for the changing landscape
of clinical needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with molecular biologists to troubleshoot and analyze
technology development experiments from concept through launch.
Develop computation methods and procedures to describe and validate
Write clear and precise reports for a technical audience.
Work with members of the bioinformatics group, medical affairs, and
epidemiologists to conduct integrative analysis with clinical
Explore genomic data from clinical and research samples and
external annotation sources to enhance the quality of clinical
Mentor junior bioinformatics staff on the team.
Work together with our collaborators in industry, hospitals, and
academia on high-impact translational research using Guardant
Health tests and publish on findings.
Knowledge of cancer genomics and tumor biology
Dedicated to make a difference in a rapid-paced startup
Experienced with analysis of genomic and epigenomic NGS data
Familiar with regulated development environments
Proficiency with a high-level scripting language (Python/R; Python
Experienced in the visualization of complex experiments to derive
Proficiency with Linux command-line and version control tools (git
Ph.D. in computational biology/bioinformatics, genomics, machine
learning, or related fields and 3+ years industry/academia
experience, OR MS and 6+ years industry/academia experience
Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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