Bioinformatics Scientist II
Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 16, 2021
IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and
proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is
complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious,
creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart
decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform,
people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are
motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential,
as part of one global team.
IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow
Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the
future of science and medicine, developing products that enable
researchers in the fight to save lives.
Job Title: Bioinformatics Scientist III
Location: Redwood City, CA
The Bioinformatics Scientist II, under minimal supervision, will
support a group of experienced scientists to develop novel genomic
applications. This individual will be a key contributor to
the product development team and report to the NGS Bioinformatics
Utilizes mathematical and statistical analysis, and other
software aids as needed
Operates and maintains software development tools while keeping
abreast of promising tool advancements
Maintains accurate and detailed records of work using version
control tools and other documentation artifacts
Interact with other IDT departments and IDT customers to assist
with customer service/technical support and to advance
collaborative research projects as directed
Presents information at group meetings as directed
Introduces new techniques which have not previously been used at
Develops and maintains bioinformatics tools and pipelines
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA
Technologies Core Values.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree (in Engineering or other related field) with
three or more years of experience in bioinformatics, software
engineering or other scientific discipline required
Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Biology or related field
Knowledge and understanding of computational and biological
Previous experience working in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced
and results-oriented environment preferred
Significant experience in bioinformatics pipeline development
Practical experience exploiting cloud computing resources
Other Job Qualifications
Proficiency in Python or other scripting languages
Programming and data analysis experience in a distributed Unix
Familiarity with public bioinformatics resources and tools
Knowledge of best-practice data presentation methods for
internal and external audiences
Ability to easily integrate into and collaborate with a
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing
from one task to another without loss of efficiency or
Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and
cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction,
control or planning of an activity.
Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal
Constant (67%-100% of work day)
Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is
largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical
and the thighs horizontal.
Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise
working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or
arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers
or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape,
temperature or texture by touch.
Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the
wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Frequent (34-66% of work day)
Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the
spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or
important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly,
Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range;
ability to receive detailed information through oral communication,
and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when
auscultating and percussing.
Occasional (33% or less of work day)
Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any
Standing: maintaining an upright position.
Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher
position or moving objects horizontally from position to
Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending
spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come
to rest or kneel.
Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against
something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag,
haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.
Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish
Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of
What We Offer:
Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible
401(k) with Company Match
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and
background checks on applicants who accept employment
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global
organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to
help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things,
work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated
leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business
System tools and the stability of a tested
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