JOB DESCRIPTION

Bioinformatics Scientist

Eclipse Bioinnovations (Eclipsebio) is a fast-growing RNA genomics company in San Diego, CA.  Our brilliant team of cellular and molecular RNA biologists, biochemists and computational scientists leverage Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) to develop cutting-edge, high value technologies that enable biopharmaceutical companies and academic researchers to accelerate the development of tomorrow’s RNA medicines.  As a dynamic growth company, everyone on our team plays a key role and is expected to contribute significantly to our success.

Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatics Scientist who wants the opportunity to significantly impact the growth and success of our RNA genomics programs.

Job responsibilities:

  • Design focused experiments with wet lab R&D team
  • Execute existing standard analysis pipelines on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data using the AWS cloud platform
  • Develop new bioinformatic analysis and software tools to compile and report results from NGS data
  • Create data visualizations which highlight the value of our technologies
  • Track projects, document data analysis procedures, prepare technical reports, and communicate results

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters or Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Biology, or related discipline
  • Experience performing data analysis of NGS data (e.g. RNA-seq). Previous experience with immunoprecipitation-based methods (CLIP-seq, ChIP-seq, or similar) a plus
  • Familiarity with standard bioinformatic software tools for high-throughput sequencing data processing (e.g. STAR, bowtie, Samtools, bedtools, or related software)
  • Technical understanding of statistics, probability, and combinatorics
  • Proficiency in Python and/or R
  • Experience using cloud computing and cloud storage (AWS EC2, S3)
  • Industry and/or customer-facing experience a plus
  • Understanding of software versioning and best practices (GitHub)
  • Proven ability to analyze, communicate, and implement solutions. Must be able to function successfully with minimal direction
  • Proven ability to organize, track projects and coordinate complex activities requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with remote communication tools (Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, Slack, Zoom, etc.)
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a collegial environment

Job Type: Full-time, Remote possible

We salary and benefits package including company 401K plan, medical, dental, vision and paid time off.

Qualified candidates should apply with a CV to jobs@eclipsebio.com with 2022-09 in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

Eclipsebio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer