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.
You will be part of the LUNAR bioinformatics team working on and
with the software that is used in the clinical laboratory to
process patient samples and analyze their genomic profiles, helping
to prevent recurrence of cancer for cancer survivors based on a
simple blood draw. Your role will be to work with Bioinformatics
SQA engineers and members of the bioinformatics group to ensure the
quality of bioinformatics software used in CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and
FDA regulated environments and the correct installation on
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Work with bioinformatics SQA engineers and members of the
bioinformatics group to develop test cases that ensure the quality
of bioinformatics software used in CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and FDA
Participate in requirements and design review meetings to create
comprehensive, automated test strategies/plans for bioinformatics
software leading to successful implementation and timely project
Work with the algorithm development team to understand functional
specifications, identify and design test cases for sequence
analysis software including alignment, variant calling, and
Work with cross-functional teams, and support integration and
regression testing of Bioinformatics software.
Execute complex testing, perform in-depth statistical analysis, and
interpret results independently.
Design, create, enhance, and maintain bioinformatics data
simulators and automated testing framework to ensure excellent
Provide written documentation and specifications of software
products and services.
Provide coaching to other team members for designing test
strategies and test cases with strong knowledge of molecular
biology, oncology and bioinformatics.
Report, track, and escalate anomalies discovered during testing
(All testing phases) and ensure closure on issues.
Perform Impact Analysis for incremental changes and identify the
scope of regression / test cycles and execute them as needed.
Minimum with a BS Degree in Bioinformatics or related field 4+
years of hands on experience with programming and scripting
languages such as Python, R, C++, shell and RDBMS (SQL or Oracle)
and software dev/QA in Linux environment.
Strong understanding of sequencing data, annotations, and standard
bioinformatics tools e.g. samtools, picard, snpEff.
4+ years of hands on experience in scripting, running, analyzing,
and refining automation frameworks for comprehensive and full
application testing, including API testing.
4+ years of experience in verifying algorithms, workflow or data
Experience with test case management tools and best practices for
scalability and maintainability.
2+ years of experience in Continuous Integration / Delivery tools
such as Jenkins and container runtime tools such as Docker
Excellent organization and people skills with the ability to work
across functions to ensure successful integration testing.
Experience in testing bioinformatics software is preferred
Experience working in a regulated environment (CLIA, CAP, NYDOH,
and FDA) preferred Additional Information
Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use
office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a
desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high
noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory
environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
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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