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  • Location: London
  • Salary: Remote role offering competitive salaries
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: MedTech
  • Contact: Ollie Gearing
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-08-03
  • Job Ref: V-46948 - OG
I have had an exciting remote Senior Bioinformatics Scientist opportunity to join a company that enable their global customers to do what they do best: science.  Their purpose is to provide the best cloud-based research and development (R&D) technology and solutions to the world’s most forward-thinking companies.  They support cloud-based solutions in research-based organisations that help them meet the challenges faced by their scientists, in scientific data management and lab informatics.
  • Work with customers in the omics space to deliver projects.
  • Analyze, interpret results generated from omics data platform with project ranging from variant identification/annotation to multimodal analysis.
  • Apply biological insights using internal and external data sets, published literature, and other resources to prioritize biomarker discoveries.
  • Deliver timely, in-depth, and start-of-the-art analyses of high throughput data generated from various platform like next generation sequencing (NGS) and array data from various domains (genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, microbiome, metabolomics, proteomics etc.)
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and complete analyses in a timely & reliable manner.
  • Train, enable and deliver projects using a team of Bio-informaticians
  • Surveying the literature and attend conferences to incorporate discoveries and findings from the genetics/-omics’ community into study opportunities, internal understanding and new commercial service areas.
Work Experience
Minimum qualification:
  • Masters’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and other related fields (demonstrated experience) or, Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and other related fields (demonstrated experience).
Demonstrated experience in any 2 or more fields:
  • Experience in using and developing bioinformatics tools / pipeline / workflows for NGS like WES, WGS, 16s RNA, RNA-seq, scRNA, snRNA, ATAC, CHIP-seq etc. and other molecular assays like array, Ability to generate, optimize, and maintain scripts for routine -omics data processing, curation, and storage.
  • Ability to mine and analyse public and proprietary omics data for biomarker discovery using publicly available and custom developed tools. Use SQL and/or other scripting languages to retrieve relevant data from various bioinformatics databases.
  • Interpret and visualize results using a variety of methods, from data aggregation to statistical analysis from various omics platform.
  • Experience with statistical / scientific programming and scripting language (e.g., R, Python, Perl, bash scripting).
  • Knowledge and understanding of NGS, molecular biology and genetics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of effectively interacting and contributing to collaborative research teams.
  • Communicate findings in a clear and logical manner to help stakeholders make scientific decisions based on the data.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position independently.
Desirable knowledge and experience
  • Familiarity using cloud computing and cluster deployment.
  • Familiarity with AI / machine learning algorithms.
  • Familiarity or experience in multi-modal omics data analysis.
  • Scientific publication in reputed journals.