Full-Time

Bioinformatics Data Scientist

Posted on 6/6/2024

Elegen

Elegen

51-200 employees

High-accuracy, long DNA synthesis technology

Biotechnology

Senior

San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Science
Tensorflow
Git
Data Structures & Algorithms
Pytorch
SQL
AWS
JIRA
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, or related field OR M.S. in computer/data science with 2+ years of biotech industry experience OR B.S. in computer/data science with 4+ years of biotech industry experience
  • Experience with AI/ML methods for biological applications
  • Expertise with NGS systems, data analysis, interpretation, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with bench science teams
  • Knowledge of database architecture, querying (SQL), and management
  • Familiarity with software development best practices and tools like GitHub, Jira, continuous integration, and deployment
  • Proficiency in Python and Rust, experience with AI/ML frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch), and AWS services
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement AI/ML algorithms and statistical models for synthetic DNA production platform
  • Build, optimize, and maintain pipelines for analysis, data management, and visualization
  • Provide computational support and data insights to guide molecular biology and engineering teams
  • Design front-end sequence analysis interfaces and maintain databases and server networks

Elegen is an exceptional workplace for individuals passionate about pushing the boundaries of synthetic biology. The company is a leader in high-accuracy DNA synthesis, offering unique technology that boasts industry-leading speed and quality, with error rates as low as 1:70,000 per base pair. This focus on precision and efficiency makes it an ideal environment for professionals who thrive in high-performance settings dedicated to impactful biotechnological advancements.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$42.9M

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

39%

2 year growth

136%