NGS Services Bioinformatics Analyst
Posted on 1/16/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
Data & Analytics
Software Engineering
Biology & Biotech
  • Ph.D no academic/industry experience; M.S. and 0-3 years; B.S. 3+ years of academic/industry experience
  • Programming skills: SQL, Bash, Python or R
  • Computational biology skills using Python, R, and/or Bioconductor
  • Advanced knowledge of genome browsers, aligners, and visualization tools
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical modeling methods, Open Source NGS analysis tools
  • Knowledge and understanding of Next Generation Sequencing, and molecular biology
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and integrate new information and technologies quickly
  • Self-driven and works well with interdisciplinary team with minimal direction
  • Experience with communicating insights and presenting concepts to a diverse audience
  • Familiarity with cloud computing environments
  • Novel analysis of sequencing data using Open Source tools and packages. Novel development tools inside and outside Tempus pipelines
  • Process data from a variety of instruments, methodologies, and novel technologies new to Tempus
  • Contribute in collaboration with cross-functional team members to process improvement & experimental design
  • Interpret and visualize results using a variety of methods, from data aggregation to statistical analysis
  • Communicate findings in a clear and logical manner to help stakeholders make scientific decisions based on standard and bespoke data analysis
  • Use SQL and other scripting languages to retrieve relevant data from various bioinformatics databases
  • Reviews code/work of fellow team members
  • Function to bridge the gap between wet-bench lab staff needs with laboratory information systems engineers to enable the development of a built for purpose LIMS functionality
  • Perform queries of internal LIMs and data structures
  • Aggregate information pulled from datasets of quantitative and qualitative nature to compile and present reports, tables, and charts for project endpoints
  • Use Python and/or R to perform statistical analyses
  • Support alignment and visualization of NGS data for troubleshooting