Full-Time

Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist

Posted on 4/3/2024

23andMe

23andMe

501-1,000 employees

Provides DNA genetic testing for health and ancestry

Biotechnology

Expert

Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
R
Data Structures & Algorithms
AWS
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or similar quantitative field
  • 5+ years of post-PhD work experience in bioinformatics
  • Knowledge of core statistical genetics algorithms such as phasing, imputation, linkage disequilibrium, GWAS, and PRS
  • Fluency in Linux, bash, R, and Python
  • Experience with distributed computation (e.g. AWS/UGE/SLURM)
  • Expert knowledge in at least one workflow language such as Nextflow, Snakemake, or WDL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative personality with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work 3 days onsite (Tuesday-Thursday) in Sunnyvale, CA
Responsibilities
  • Architecture, design, and implementation of novel workflows for statistical genetic analyses
  • Develop cutting-edge methodology when third-party options are not available
  • Follow genetics/bioinformatics literature and attend conferences to stay updated on methods for processing bioinformatic data

23andMe, a leading entity in the realm of DNA genetic testing, offers a distinctive workplace grounded in cutting-edge genotyping technology and prestigious FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. Employees are part of a pioneering team dedicated to transforming health and wellness through personalized genetic insights and are instrumental in contributing to the world's largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research. This focus on impactful, science-driven work fosters a stimulating environment where innovation and collaboration thrive, making it a beacon for professionals eager to make a significant difference in the field of genetics and healthcare.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Sunnyvale, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-7%

2 year growth

15%

Benefits

Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans

Family planning, support, & leave for parents

Mental healthcare

Student loan assistance

Volunteer time off

Dog friendly office

INACTIVE