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M2Gen Bioinformatics NGS Data Scientist II


M2Gen Building, 10902 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Bioinformatics

Full Time

80

Day Shift

M-F 9-6

Masters Degree

M2Gen is a health informatics solution subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. M2Gen is the operational and coordinating center for the Oncology Research Information Exchange (ORIEN), an alliance of cancer centers across the US. We strive to be a leader in creating and delivering health informatics solutions through evidence-based approaches to predict and meet the needs of cancer patients. Be part of the cure by joining M2Gen's team and impacting the future of cancer care.

M2Gen is a health informatics solution subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.  M2Gen is the operational and coordinating center for the Oncology Research Information Exchange (ORIEN), an alliance of cancer centers across the US. We strive to be a leader in creating and delivering health informatics solutions through evidence-based approaches to predict and meet the needs of cancer patients. Be part of the cure by joining M2Gen's team and impacting the future of cancer care.

 

Position Highlights:

·         Be the Subject Matter Expert and point of contact of NGS analysis, interact with ORIEN members, pharma sponsors and molecular data vendors

·         Utilize genetic/genomic information to identify optimal treatment for cancer patients

·         Discover predictive biomarkers and new drug targets

·         Collect and generate patient based data to speed up drug development

·         Develop and utilize novel algorithms to analyze NGS data

·         Deliver high quality and properly analyzed NGS data to ORIEN members and pharma sponsors

 

The Ideal Candidate

·         Professional with experience and solid knowledge in Next-Generation-Sequencing pipeline analysis

·         Great team player with positive and "can do" attitude

·         Highly reliable with outstanding planning & follow through to ensure projects/initiatives move forward efficiently and effectively to completion

·         Outstanding oral/written communication and interpersonal/networking skills

·         Excellent customer service & problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify issues/trends and solutions

·         Passion for science and oncology

·         Highly organized and able to handle multiple internal/external projects  at a time

·         Ability to significantly contribute to the overall ORIEN team effort while also able to work well independently

 

 Responsibilities:

·         Deliver properly processed and analyzed NGS data (WES and RNAseq) to ORIEN researchers and pharma sponsors.

·         Seek input from ORIEN and pharma bioinformaticians, identify, evaluate  and select various NGS pipelines for processing WES and RNAseq data

·         Coordinate with molecular data generation vendors for data generation and deliver

·         Develop data QA/QC tools

·         Perform pipeline analyses, data QA/QC

·         Perform custom NGS analyses and data interpretations

·         Communicate the pipeline related analysis results internally and externally

·         Be the Subject Matter Expert to interact with ORIEN members and pharma sponsors to help them use the Avatar data and address their specific questions

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

·         Master or PhD of Computer Science or Bioinformatics (or related discipline)

·         3+ years of experience of bioinformatics and NGS analysis after PhD, or 5+ years after Master degree.

·         Solid programming skills in R, Python or another high level programming language

·         Expert in NGS pipeline analyses

·         Knowledge and experience of Unix/Linux, proficient in shell command scripting

·         Superior attention to detail and organizational skills

·         Strong IT skills

·         Willingness and ability to learn new skills quickly

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team 

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.