Senior Bioinformatics Scientist at Roche July, 2022

Position summary

As a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, you will provide bioinformatics support for product research and development, as well as the marketing, sales and on-market product support teams. You will collaborate and innovate with bioinformatics scientists, software engineers and  molecular biologists to build products that will impact patient care for many years to come.

Responsibilities

  • Partners closely with R&D teams to provide bioinformatics expertise including experimental design, data analysis and visualisation.
  • Collaborates broadly to drive innovation and promote cohesive teamwork.
  • Serve as a bioinformatics functional expert on project teams..
  • Follows best practices for coding, version control, pipeline development, documentation and reproducible research.
  • Presents technical reports or summaries and delivers presentations to diverse audiences, including project teams, collaborators, and customers.
  • Assists on-market support teams with training and handling customer enquiries.. 

Requirements

  • BSc Honours degree in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology plus 3+ years of experience; or Master’s plus 2+ years of experience, or PhD. (Advanced degree is highly preferred).
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, able to work in a cross-functional team environment, leading/influencing where appropriate.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, using discretion and independent judgment within broadly defined practices and policies.
  • Experience with NGS data analysis, e.g. WGS, exome, RNAseq.
  • Experience developing and applying Bioinformatics workflow/methods/systems.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in coding and associated code version control in a language such as Python, JAVA, R, C++, etc. 
  • Hands-on experience using a workflow management system, e.g. Snakemake, Nextflow in a Unix/Linux high performance computing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication and presentation skills.

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