Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist III, Bioinformatics in Canoga Park, 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.

Location / Division

Canoga Park, CA / Transplant Diagnostics (TDX)

How will you make an impact?

The Scientist III, Bioinformatics provides data-analytical services for R&D, process and create technical specifications for product designs, perform data collection, mining and analysis, develop requirements and execute test cases for software development projects. Works in collaboration with Research staff and other departments.

What will you do?

  • Provide analytical and data-processing services to Research and Manufacturing department for the development of new products, including HLA typing, NGS, protein assays, etc.

  • Analysis and verification of oligonucleotides for identification of target genes and their expression

  • Perform resolution analysis to evaluate DNA typing kits

  • Data mining of genomic libraries

  • Update technical specification for customer-facing product documentation

  • Manage, curate and query data in various formats including SQL databases, Excel spreadsheets, FASTA, XML, text, etc.

  • Perform as business analyst for software projects

  • Develop software tools to automate analytics or processes

  • Develop and execute software test plans and test cases for data analysis software

  • Write standard operating procedures for team

  • Maintain detailed and accurate records

  • Give technical presentations to scientific audiences

How will you get here?

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher learning institution required, with studies in Bioinformatics, Life Sciences/Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related field AND 5 years of relevant work experience; OR Master’s degree and relevant work experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of bioinformatics, molecular biology, serology, bio-statistics or other bio-scientific discipline

  • Knowledge of molecular biology, bioinformatics or computational biology.

  • Proficient in SQL and programming languages: C#, Python, R or VBA

  • Aptitude for sequence data analysis

  • Aptitude for creative problem-solving

  • Ability to quickly absorb a new discipline

  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with detailed technical data

  • Ability to use interviewing techniques to assess and obtain technical information

  • Ability to write original material from technical specifications, interviews, and hands-on use of software

  • Ability to work in an active environment and meet deadlines

  • Must possess strong organizational skills

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of statistics

  • Working experience with Excel and SQL Server

  • Database administration experience

This position has not been approved for relocation assistance.

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.