• Bioinformatics Scientist (Senior Scientist)

    Location US-CA-Pleasanton
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Data Science
  • Overview

    Bio-Rad Laboratories is looking for a Bioinformatics Scientist.


    Bio-Rad’s Digital Biology Group is a multidisciplinary team developing products using our Droplet DigitalTM technology that are having a large impact in both research and healthcare. Every day, scientists and clinicians around the world use our ddPCRTM and ddSEQTM NGS sample prep systems to make new discoveries, and are revolutionizing clinical decisions with break-through liquid biopsy applications. We need an energetic and passionate Bioinformatician with a passion for building for software solutions that drive discovery through droplet based technologies.


    • Work with scientists, statisticians, engineers, marketing, and regulatory personnel to advance new products in droplet digital based technologies.
    • Design novel assay strategies and develop assay design pipelines for droplet digital based technologies such as ddPCR.
    • Support scientists and marketing for new product development, release, and sustained technology efforts.


    • Relevant BSc degree required, MSc or PhD preferred (Biology, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Physics, etc.).
    • 2+ years relevant experience.
    • Experience with Python.
    • Experience using with relational databases and SQL.
    • Familiarity with genomics databases.
    • Quick learner with the ability to understand complex workflows and develop and validate innovative solutions to solve difficult problems.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • A team-oriented contributor that aims to enhance the effectiveness of their colleagues.
    • Highly Desirable candidates will also have:
    • Familiarity with PCR assay design tools such as Primer3 and Blast.
    • Understanding of PCR and NGS technologies.
    • Understanding of FDA, CE/IVD, CLIA, ISO, or CLSI standards.
    • A strong desire to learn skills as needed: molecular biology, statistics, thermodynamics, software development, etc.


    About Bio-Rad:


    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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    Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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