Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against covid-19 as a condition of employmentVaccine verification will be required.
We have an exciting opportunity for a bioinformatics production analyst to join the platform group in our research and development areaThe successful candidate will perform basic data analysis to provide bioinformatics support for horizon carrier screening and participate in production pipeline improvementThe bioinformatics production analyst plays a pivotal role in ensuring natera provides a high quality carrier screening product.
Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with a cross functional team that can include biologists, software engineers, lab operations, and lab affairs.
Troubleshoot issues related to data analysis pipelines or low quality data.
Analyze high-throughput dna sequencing data.
Provide and implement improvements to the production pipeline.
Produce high quality written documentation including study plans and reports.
Bachelor`s degree in bioinformatics, computer science or a similar field and 2+ years of relevant and related experience required.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience using python for data analysis and plotting is preferred.
Experience using linux command-line tools and relational databases (sql) preferred, knowledge of data visualization tools such as powerbi a plus.
Knowledge of genomics, relevant ngs analyses (mapping, variant calling, etc.), and ngs file types is required.
Ability to produce high quality written documentation for varying audiences, e.gValidation reports
Ability to work independently while managing multiple objectives and timelines.
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with potential for high impact in a small team.
Team player, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.
Physical demands & work environment
Duties are typically performed in an office settingThis position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
Natera™ is a global leader in cell-free dna (cfdna) testing, dedicated to oncology, women`s health, and organ healthOur aim is to make personalized genetic testing and diagnostics part of the standard of care to protect health and enable earlier and more targeted interventions that lead to longer, healthier lives.
The natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each otherWhen you join natera, you`ll work hard and grow quicklyWorking alongside the elite of the industry, you`ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
What we offer
Competitive benefits - employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependentsAdditionally, natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefitsOther benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much moreWe also offer a generous employee referral program!
For more information, visit www.natera.com.
Natera is proud to be an equal opportunity employerWe are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectivesInclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected statusWe also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.
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