Bioinformatics Scientist

  • Location
    Canoga Park , California
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Pharmaceutical Preclinical Development
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

A Bioinformatics Scientist II job in Los Angeles, California is available through Adecco Medical and Science


Summary


The Bioinformatics Scientist II, 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 under supervision of project lead or Bioinformatics Manager. Works in collaboration with Research staff and other departments.

Responsibilities


Assists to provide analytical and data-processing services to Research department for the research and development of new products, including NGS, protein assays, etc.
Support the analysis and verification of oligonucleotides for identification of target genes and their expression
Perform resolution analysis to evaluate DNA typing kits
Data mining of genomic libraries and genomes
Update technical specification for customer-facing product documentation
Provide support to manage and query data in SQL database
Collect, clean and manage data from various sources
Light scripting and programming work, where needed, to create software tools to assist in process efficiency
Track and maintain detailed log of tasks and outcomes
Perform software testing of analytical software applications
Develop, modify and execute software test plans and test cases for data analysis software
Use available software tools and applications to assist in performing tasks
Assist in writing accurate and detailed standard operating procedures for duties within work group
Interact with Research, Production, and IT staff, as well as may interact with customer support at times




Minimum 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 experience
Knowledge of bioinformatics, molecular biology, serology, bio-statistics or other bio-scientific discipline
Ability to quickly absorb a new discipline and to problem-solve accordingly
Aptitude for DNA sequence data analysis
Aptitude for creative problem-solving
Knowledge molecular biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, statistics
Knowledge of computer programs, such a MS Excel, SQL Server 2008, MS Word
Knowledge of programming languages, such as C#, VB/VBA, MATLAB, R, Perl, SQL Scripting helpful
Ability to use interviewing techniques to assess and obtain technical information
Ability to quickly absorb a new discipline
Ability to work quickly and accurately with detailed technical data
Ability to write original material from technical specifications, interviews, and hands-on use of software
Ability to work in an active environment and meet deadlines
Must possess strong organizational skills
Must communicate clearly in writing and orally


If you are interested in this Bioinformatics job in Los Angeles, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Randy Williamson at 858-812-8601 or by email at randy.williamsonl@adeccona.com.

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