12 days old
2018-01-102018-02-09

Senior Computational Biologist

Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025
The world of biology and PacBios algorithms team awaits a talented individual to help tackle the many compelling puzzles revealed through sequencing.  Long read technology is here to stay and will revolutionize many areas including medical diagnostics, personalized medicine and basic research.  Come help us unlock the potential of the next generation sequencing platform!



Responsibilities Include



  • Self-starter that thrives within a challenging, fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team environment.

  • Developing new algorithms to solve complex scientific data processing problems.

  • Quickly develop, contribute and vet ideas through exploratory hypothesis testing.

  • Communicating professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff.



Position Requirements



  • A MS/Ph.D. in Biostatistics/Computational Biology

  • Four or more years Industry-related experience

  • Ability to derive and build general statistical models that thoroughly explain complex system behavior

  • Experience with machine learning techniques, when to and when not to use them

  • Proficiency in a scripting or data analysis languages (such as Python, R)

  • Knowledge of object-oriented language (such as C#, Java, or C++) is required

  • Previous experience with next-generation sequence analysis

  • Experience with Linux required

  • Candidate should have demonstrated experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, technically challenging environment

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