Thermo Fisher Scientific: Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist

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Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist Employer Thermo Fisher Scientific Location Canoga Park, California Salary Competitive Posted October 04 2016 Ref 40051BR Discipline Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Oncology, Proteomics, Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Materials Science, Statistics Send Save You need to sign in or create an account to save Apply

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The Scientist III, Bioinformatics provides data-analytical services for R&D, process and create technical specifications for product designs, perform data collection, mining and analysis, develop requirements and execute test cases for software development projects. Works in collaboration with Research staff and other departments.

Responsibilities:

Provide analytical and data-processing services to Research department for the research and development of new products, including NGS, protein assays, etc.Analysis and verification of oligonucleotides for identification of target genes and their expressionPerform resolution analysis to evaluate DNA typing kitsData mining of genomic libraries and genomesUpdate technical specification for customer-facing product documentationManage and query data in SQL databaseCollect, clean and manage data from various sourcesLight scripting and programming work, where needed, to create software tools to assist in process efficiencyTrack and maintain detailed log of tasks and outcomesWrite, amend, and edit requirements as input for software development projectsPerform software testing of analytical software applicationsDevelop, modify and execute software test plans and test cases for data analysis softwareUse available software tools and applications to assist in performing tasksWrite accurate and detailed standard operating procedures for duties within work groupInteract with Research, Production, and IT staff, as well as may interact with customer support at timesMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher learning institution required, with studies in Bioinformatics, Life Sciences/Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related field AND 5 years of relevant work experience; OR Master's degree and relevant work experienceKnowledge of bioinformatics, molecular biology, serology, bio-statistics or other bio-scientific disciplineAbility to quickly absorb a new discipline and to problem-solve accordinglyAptitude for DNA sequence data analysisAptitude for creative problem-solvingKnowledge molecular biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, statisticsKnowledge of computer programs, such a MS Excel, SQL Server 2008, MS WordKnowledge of programming languages, such as C#, VB/VBA, MATLAB, R, Perl, SQL Scripting helpfulAbility to use interviewing techniques to assess and obtain technical informationAbility to quickly absorb a new disciplineAbility to work quickly and accurately with detailed technical dataAbility to write original material from technical specifications, interviews, and hands-on use of softwareAbility to work in an active environment and meet deadlinesMust possess strong organizational skillsMust communicate clearly in writing and orally


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

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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