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Deloitte Bioinformatics Analyst with Public Trust Clearance in Arlington, Virginia

Do you want to build your brand by working for a leadingconsulting firm that drives eminence in the marketplace? Are you interested inleveraging your analytical skills and strategic ideas to improve missionexecution? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you!Our Government and Public Services (GPS) Strategy and Analytics team brings deep industry expertise,rigorous analytical capabilities and a pragmatic mindset to help solve ourclient s most complex business problems.Join our team, and play a keyrole in helping to design our clients roadmap to the future and help transformthe public sector marketplace.

Work You'll Do

We are seeking a talented bioinformatics scientist to workclosely with our team of senior bioinformaticians and epidemiologists on aproject within our Federal Health sector. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for managing and analyzing large genomic databases from epidemiological and clinical studies. This includes but is not limited to data manipulation, algorithmic implementation, statistical programming, and integrated genomic analyses.

  • Provide support and expertise in installing, troubleshooting and running analytical pipelines using open-source and commercial scientific software on Unix/Linux and Cloud-hosted platforms, and using publicly available bioinformatics and genomic databases and tools. Data types can include genome-wide genotyping arrays, DNA sequencing, gene expression profiling, and methylation profiling from a range of tissues and cancer types.

Travel up to 5% (While 5%of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travelhas been suspended until further notice.)

The team

Analytics & Cognitive

In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision making with clear, data-driven choices that deliver enterprise value in a dynamic business environment.

The Analytics & Cognitive team leverages the power of data, analytics, robotics, science and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data, generate insights, and inform decision-making. Together with the Strategy practice, our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients transform their business by architecting organizational intelligence programs and differentiated strategies to win in their chosen markets.

Analytics & Cognitive will work with our clients to:

Implement large-scale data ecosystems including data management, governance and the integration of structured and unstructured data to generate insights leveraging cloud-based platforms

Leverage automation, cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data, predict scenarios and prescribe actions

Drive operational efficiency by maintaining their data ecosystems, sourcing analytics expertise and providing As-a-Service offerings for continuous insights and improvements



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Social Sciences Ph.D.

  • 5years of relevant consulting or industry experience

  • Demonstrated experience with OS UNIX, AdvancedStatistical Analysis and Modeling, and Genetic Algorithm Analytics

  • A Master of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Eligible to obtain and maintain Public Trust security clearance or above

  • Experience in analysis packages and programming languages such as R, Python, SPSS, SQL, and SAS

  • Demonstrated experience in scientific research methods as applied to quantitative data analysis

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Travel up to 5% (While 5%of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travelhas been suspended until further notice.)


  • Knowledge of machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment

  • Experience in whole exome/genome sequencing analysis(such as mutation, copy number and structural variant calling), mutationalsignatures, tumor evolution, and epigenetic analysis

  • Familiarity and established working knowledge oftools to investigate cancer genomics with publicly available data sources (suchas dbGaP, TCGA, ENCODE, 1000 Genomes, TARGET, GTEX, gnomAD, cBioPortal)

  • Demonstrated experience with diverse genomicannotations and bioinformatic tools

  • Experience managing large datasets and computationaltasks

  • Working knowledge of human genetics or moleculargenetics, epidemiology, clinical research or biostatistics

  • Experience in the field of molecular and populationgenetics

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

  • Experience coaching or mentoring junior staff

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. at


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