IBM Clinical Informatics Subject Matter Expert - Offering Management in BEIJING, China

Job Description

As a member of the Watson Health team you will join us in our mission to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovative solutions that address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights. With cognitive computing, we can see and analyze more data than ever before – and achieve more than we ever thought possible.

You will enable clinical laboratories and their teams to create a validated VCF and to understand the nature and truth of the variants that go into clinical reports.

This role is interdisciplinary and involves collaboration with varied clinical laboratories where your knowledge of optimizing, and/or creating, trouble-shooting bioinformatics pipelines will be used. Knowledge of clinical cancer genetics, and lab operations is imperative.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Skills

  • 3+ years experience with next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis

  • Familiarity with common NGS alignment, variant calling, and visualization tools

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: python, java, c, c++ or perl

  • Demonstrable experience in a clinical genetics laboratory and knowledge of advanced methods of variant calling, detection, and optimization

  • The ability to plan, and conduct an analytical validation

  • PhD or Master's degree in molecular biology, bioinformatics or related field

  • Skilled communicators

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Ideal candidates will have deep CLIA/CAP (country/region specific regulatory knowledge) diagnostic laboratory experience

EO Statement

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