Thermo Fisher Scientific: Bioinformatics Scientist – PCR Primer Design

Job Description:
Bioinformatics Scientist - PCR Primer Design Employer Thermo Fisher Scientific Location South San Francisco, California Salary Competitive Posted October 07 2016 Ref 40362BR Discipline Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology, Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Information Technology Send Save You need to sign in or create an account to save Apply

When you're part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

As the leading supplier of life science technology and related applications, we are helping life scientists understand and use the power of biology to pursue new scientific discoveries. If you are interested in a challenging career in one of the fastest moving fields today, you have come to the right place.

Major Responsibilities:

Design assays for custom targeted sequencing panels for external and internal researchersDevelop, maintain, and operate bioinformatics pipelines for assay design, data mining and analysisImprove the designs by iterative analysis of the sequencing data obtained. Develop heuristic rules and algorithms to improve the design pipeline.Analyze sequence data and mine public databases for sequence content.Work with the software team to deploy customer facing design pipelinesCollaborate closely with the molecular biologists, product management, sales, experimental researchers and other members of the Bioinformatics teamWork closely with external customers to understand and provide the best design solution that meets their needs

Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

This position requires the knowledge and skills normally acquired through completion of a MS/PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Genomics or related field. Three years of relevant working experience is required.The candidate must have experience in Perl programming, shell scripting and SQL.The following are also required: hands-on experience with the relevant sequence analysis tools (e.g. Blast, Clustalw, bowtie, etc.); an excellent understanding of genomic databases and their annotations (GenBank, RefSeq, ENSEMBL, dbSNP, UCSC genome browser); a good understanding of the biology behind genotyping, gene expression profiling, comparative genomics and genetic mapping; an appreciation of the use of statistical methods and mathematical models in the interpretation of biological data; experience with next generation sequencing dataExcellent communication and organization skills are highly desirable.This position requires travel to China and involves regular meetings outside normal business hours with customers and business colleagues in ChinaMust be fluent in Mandarin.At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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