Computational Biologist

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Computational Biologist work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.


Computational Biologist

SUMMARY:
This role will develop and facilitate interpretation of complex next-generation sequencing data.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Adapt open source tools or develop visualization methods to enable bench scientists to query, display and interpret NGS data types. These include RNA-expression from single-cells and bulk tissues, variant data from exome sequencing, copy-number data from whole genome sequencing, and epigenetic data. 
  • Manage the development of a single cell RNAseq data viewer application in a cloud-based architecture for internal and external collaborators. 
  • Integrate a sequencing LIMs (Clarity) for our CQR Illumina sequencers 
  • Maintain existing databases for workflow (OWL), sequencing results, and PCR-primers. Initiate integration of sequencing results database with Clarity LIMs. 
  • Facilitate data sharing/management from internal and open-source based databases. 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Able to critically structure data.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge in some area of data visualization 
  • Understands fundamental scientific problems and can apply knowledge to research and development projects and problems in a positive manner. 
  • Proficiency in shell, Python, R/Shiny/R Connect, PostGreSQL, MySQL, Perl. Javascript or PHP considered a plus. 
  • Comfortable in a linux and docker environment. 
  • Familiar with NGS technologies, single-cell technologies, sequence analysis tools and public visualization resources.  
  • Experience with Amazon EC2 cloud resources; e.g. S3, EC2, Lambda and others. 
  • Location: San Francisco / Bay Area
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: TS990258926