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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Then look no further and join our team at San Francisco Bay Area as

Bioinformatics Scientist

What you will do

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Tecan Genomics, Inc. is looking for a talented individual who is experienced in bioinformatics analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data and pipeline development. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing bioinformatics expertise for multiple internal and external customers, focusing on R&D and customer support.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ideal candidate will be personable with a strong problem-solving competence and effective communication skills. Position reports to the Director of Customer Support.


Responsibilities will include

  • Participate in project teams to guide experimental design and conduct data analysis
  • Provide bioinformatics support to R&D, Tech Support, Marketing and Operations
  • Develop and optimize scripts, analysis pipelines and reports for routine NGS and genomic data processing
  • Provides consultation with colleagues on use of various data analysis tools
  • Supports product development, support, marketing and sales efforts as an extended team member


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What you bring along

  • Master’s degree or Ph. D. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or equivalent experience. Background in molecular and cellular biology is a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience analyzing NGS (i.e RNA-Seq, WGBS, RRBS, DNA-Seq) and other genomic (microarray, qPCR, etc.) data
  • Demonstrated application of open-source packages for NGS data
  • 3-5 years of experience in bioinformatics software development using Python, and proficiency in other relevant programming languages in a Unix environment
  • Experience with cloud computing and technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to present data to end users from all skill levels
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical principles, including experimental design and machine learning
  • Ability to manage & prioritize competing needs from multiple customers
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively in a team required
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart


Look no further and apply now!

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).

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Legal entity:  Tecan Genomics, Inc.
City:  Redwood City, CA
Country:  US

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland