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.


  • 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.. 


  • 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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