Illumina hiring Bioinformatics Software Developer

The Bioinformatics group in the Research and Technical Development organization at Illumina is seeking a talented Software developer. Our team works closely with internal and external collaborators to develop computational methods to resolve important clinical problems. This position will involve working closely with a team of bioinformatic scientists to develop and improve novel algorithms. In addition, the candidate will work closely with external scientists to test and apply these methods on large cohorts and patient data.

Responsibilities will include

  • Implement public features and internal analysis workflows for Illumina’s cloud-based bioinformatics computing platform
  • Collaborate with internal and external scientists to develop and implement software solutions for large-scale genomics variant analysis
  • Deploy novel informatics solutions into Illumina’s secondary analysis software platform, DRAGEN

Background, Skills And Experience

  • Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, genome sciences or related field of study
  • Experience developing novel inference and/or machine-learning models
  • Proficiency in Python, C++ or similar
  • Strong communication skills and ability to describe complex analysis to a wide audience
  • Proficient with source control management (such as GIT)

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

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