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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

Job Description:

Company Description

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.

Job Description

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 Guardants technologies.

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 data.

Explore genomic data from clinical and research samples and external annotation sources to enhance the quality of clinical reporting.

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 environment

Experienced with analysis of genomic and epigenomic NGS data

Familiar with regulated development environments

Proficiency with a high-level scripting language (Python/R; Python preferred)

Experienced in the visualization of complex experiments to derive biological insights

Proficiency with Linux command-line and version control tools (git and GitHub)

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


Additional Information

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.

Keywords: Guardant Health, Redwood City , Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist - Clinical Genomics (Redwood City, CA, San Diego, CA OR Seattle, WA), Other , Redwood City, California

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