Thermo Fisher Scientific Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics in Emeryville, California

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

The Bioinformatics Department in the Life Science Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific seeks a talented and motivated Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics to provide analytical support for internal product research and development efforts. Work closely with Thermo Fisher Scientific scientists in the analysis and interpretation of DNA microarrays, sequencing and other data for applications such as determining gene copy number, genotyping SNPs, monitoring gene expression and more. Apply creative approaches to understanding genomic data and developing analytical pipelines in the development of products that improve human and animal health.

What will you do?

  • Create application of new and existing data analysis techniques to copy number, genotype and expression array data.

  • Work with large complex data sets.

  • Interact with research and product development teams in experimental design and subsequent analysis and interpretation of data.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics with 8+ years of experience or Masters or PhD in Bioinformatics with 5 years of experience.

  • Background in applied data analysis.

  • Must have advanced programming skills in Python or Perl in a UNIX environment and experience with R or MATLAB.

  • Must have experience with bioinformatics databases and tools, such as high-throughput genomic mapping and sequence alignments, and be familiar with relational databases and SQL.

  • Must possess exceptional communication skills and strong initiative and demonstrated ability to take ownership of challenging problems.

  • Must enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Experience in analysis of microarray and sequence data is highly desired.

  • Experience with other genomic technologies considered a plus.

  • Experience using web-based frameworks (like D3 or node.js) to visualize data considered a plus as well as experience with processing data using a parallel framework like Hadoop.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.