Job Description

OmniSeq is focused on delivering patients with cancer better access to the power of precision medicine technology and new hope for better outcomes. We provide oncology groups, hospitals and healthcare systems with the first-ever fusion of clinical genomics and a comprehensive information technology solution with easy access to actionable insights about their patient’s condition and available treatment options.

OmniSeq currently offers to the commercial market several cutting-edge clinical cancer tests based on next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms. We are rapidly growing our product portfolio, and hence have a need for a bioinformatics analyst. They will be part of a quickly growing core Bioinformatics team responsible for clinical bioinformatics operations and R&D activities for further development and approval of molecular diagnostic tests for cancer. This position not only offers ample opportunity to gain niche experience in the field of immune-oncology but also make lasting impact on the life of every patient at OmniSeq.

Job Responsibilities

Work with a group of highly driven computational and molecular biologists, programmers, software engineers and analysts focused on using high-throughput data to further develop comprehensive molecular diagnostics tests.

  • Conduct applied research on novel computational / statistical methods, software tools and databases for analysis of genomes and transcriptomes, with a primary focus on gene expression profiling and disease-associated variant analysis.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze QC metrics to support clinical and R&D projects.
  • Process, analyze and deliver high volumes of clinical NGS data to clinicians, pharmaceutical partners, and academic collaborators.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to varied audiences.
  • Support or lead publication efforts to communicate our cutting-edge research findings.
  • Provide operational support to bioinformatics engineers to maintain high-grade CLIA approved clinical bioinformatics pipelines.

Job Requirements

  • MS in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genetics, Statistics or similar field required, PhD preferred.
  • Experience in processing of high-volume genomic data such as microarrays or NGS required, NGS data analysis highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of human immune system and cancer biology required, direct experience in cancer research, including a working understanding of computational approaches for cancer genome and transcriptome analysis, highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of commercial and open-source databases and proficiency in utilizing data from public resources such as TCGA, ICGC, COSMIC, HGMD, ClinVar etc. as part of data analysis or method development highly preferred.
  • Experience in R, Python, Unix shell scripting or similar, with ability to understand and modify existing code as well as develop new scripts.
  • Experience with source code management systems
  • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and results-oriented startup environment.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. as Visa sponsorship is NOT available

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the Bioinformatics Analyst I is frequently required use hands or fingers to manipulate, touch or handle and talk or hear.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit.  He/she is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands or arms.  The incumbent is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  The physical demands described here are not job requirements but are representative of those demands that are typically expected of employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to successfully perform the essential functions.

To apply, please forward your CV to careers@omniseq.com