Bionformatics Consultant

Illumina, Inc

San Diego, United States

Last shared 257 days ago

Job Details


2 - 5 years

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Not Mentioned

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Functional Area

Healthcare/Diagnostics Consulting
Job Description
Contract position for 6 months to 12 months, with possibility for renewal. 
  • Work independently in cross-functional teams to build and test Bioinformatics data analysis software
  • Develop, improve, and maintain test automation frameworks and continuous Integration pipelines
  • Develop tools and utilities for Bioinformatics verification and validation
  • Develop test deliverables and analyze the results of Bioinformatics pipelines using internal and 3rd party Bioinformatics software
  • Work with software developers, Bioinformatics scientists and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving the verification and validation process
  • Collaborate with peers to identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Working experience with object-oriented programming (C#, Java or C++) and scripting (bash or Python)
  • Solid understanding of genetics, DNA microarray, NGS technique, and human genome analysis
  • Working experience with Bioinformatics tools and algorithm for NGS is preferred
  • Previous working experience involving Bioinformatics software development or testing is preferred
  • Familiarity with databases, Cloud computing (such as Amazon Web Services), and web service is preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication and troubleshooting skills
Company Description
Illumina is improving the future of human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our mission is everything to us. We are deeply passionate about what we do because we know we are solving problems that really matter. Our people and technology change lives by pioneering advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture, forensic genomics, and much more. Working in such critical fields requires industry-leading support, service, and scalability, and we strive to meet these challenges by collaborating across groups, business units, and locations. So if you’re interested in making a difference, working with a purpose, and joining what has been called “the Smartest Company in the World,” explore our career opportunities.

Mission: To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.


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