Bioinformatics scientist

07 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Illumina is a global leader in genomics - an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. Our hardware and software allow the identification of genetic variations on an unprecedented scale, transforming healthcare.

We are building software that enables healthcare providers to use identify and interpret the variants responsible for genetic disease. Your work will have a profound impact on those who receive clinical care based on genomic sequencing. This software has applications in cancer and rare genetic disease.

Your responsibilities:

• Gather requirements from users as part of outreach and on-boarding Population Genomics customers users for Variant Interpreter and CaseLog
• Writing structured technical requirements for new features and issues
• Assisting in the production of user documentation and guides
• Assisting with training and outreach activities
• Liaising with development teams, DevOps as necessary for troubleshooting and user acceptance testing
• to carry out design verification testing and scientific validation of new software releases

What you will need:

• Masters degree in Bioinformatics or related field with an interest in technical aspects of software development/deployment
• A good understanding of genomics technologies
• Confident users of Python/shell scripting with the ability to run standard genome analysis packages
• Excellent skills for writing clear, concise and accurate documentation
• Problem-solving and communication skills
• Can work in a team and sometimes under pressure

We can offer you a collaborative and supportive environment in which you are actively encouraged to develop your own skills and knowledge, along with embracing innovation and change. In addition, we enjoy a campus-based work environment, private healthcare, onsite gym and many other benefits.

Apply now to join us in the genomics revolution.

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