Bioinformatician

Singapore, Singapore Full-time

Asia Genomics is a fast growing start up in the field of Clinical diagnostics and Genetic testing. We are focusing in reproductive health and oncology at this moment. We carry a range of tests that employ cutting edge sequencing technologies to improve patient outcome and decision making.

We are hiring a bioinformatician to expand our team and services.

Come Join Us at http://asia-genomics.com/

Responsibilities

  • Analyze clinical data using bioinformatics pipelines and tools
  • Manage daily data production from samples run through our services laboratory
  • Perform and enhance bioinformatics methods for accurate variant assessment and annotation in cancer samples
  • Participate in the design and automated delivery of clinical reports
  • Participate in both internal research projects and external research collaborations to expand our test portfolio

Requirements

Education / Experience

  • Degree (PhD or MS or BSc) in human genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, or a related field
  • Advanced training with at least two or more years’ experience in bioinformatics

Expertise required

  • Experience working with and analyzing genomic sequencing data from the Illumina HiSeq / Ion Torrent instrument
  • Experience with analyzing microarray data
  • Experience using standard cancer genomics/bioinformatics tools, e.g. BWA, Samtools, Picard, GATK, MuTect, IGV, Novoalign, ANNOVAR, SnpEff
  • Experience with high performance computing (HPC), SGE, NAS, and cloud computing (Amazon web services) is a plus
  • Ability to implement solutions in common scripting languages (e.g. Python, R), comfortable working from a command line
  • Knowledge of relational database design and programming with databases preferred i.e. MySQL, PostGres, SQLite
  • Strong team player mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other scientists, researchers, and clinicians
  • Keen on working in a startup environment with strong self motivation