Programmer Analyst I (BioInformatics)

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 08/28/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 4713

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.


Duties: The candidate will perform various data analysis and management tasks to support the Oncology Biomarker Development department. 

Duties could include:
  • Analysis of datasets to inform optimization of platforms and assays under development
  • Identification and monitoring of genetic biomarkers from clinical datasets QC, curation, and maintenance of biomarker datasets generated internally and from outside vendors




  • Statistical data analysis expertise using R (preferred), Spotfire, or other analysis package
  • Experience analyzing next generation sequencing data (mapping, variant finding, annotation)
  • Proficiency in a scripting language such as Perl or Python Familiarity with working in a Linux environment

Desired skills:

  • Relational database design and query
  • Experience with LIMS system use and maintenance Knowledge of cancer genomics



  • Master's degree in bioinformatics or computational biology;or bachelor's degree in a life science field with at least three years experience working in a bioinformatics position
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