Eclipse Job Posting SBIN 2020-10

Job Description

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist 

Eclipse is an RNA genomics life sciences tools company in San Diego, CA looking for dynamic and talented people to join our fast-growing team. We develop cutting-edge, high value technologies that enable biopharma and academic researchers around the world to develop new RNA medicines for many different human diseases. As a small company, everyone on our team plays a key role and is expected to make a significant contribution to our growth and success.

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

Job responsibilities 

  • Perform previously existing standard analysis pipelines using the AWS cloud platform
  • Participate in development of new software tools to process and analyze high-throughput sequencing data
  • Examine data and preparing technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analysis and ensuring processes are well documented
  • Tracking and reporting of ongoing service contracts
  • General lab organization tasks, including the development and maintenance of internal tracking databases and analysis reporting tools


  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Biology, or related discipline with 5+ years of hand-on experience in an R&D laboratory (with industry experience being highly preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and coordinate research protocols and the corresponding data requirements
  • Proven experience with the Python scripting language (additional experience with Perl preferred). Experience with markup languages such as HTML is preferred
  • Experience and fluency with standard software tools for high-throughput sequencing data processing (e.g. STAR, bowtie, samtools, bedtools, or related software)
  • Experience performing data analysis of high-throughput sequencing data (e.g. RNA-seq). Previous experience with immunoprecipitation-based methods (CLIP-seq, ChIP-seq, or similar) preferred
  • Demonstrated experience designing and creating web applications and virtual machines
  • Proven ability to research, analyze, recommend, communicate, and implement solutions. Must be able to function successfully with minimal direction
  • Proven ability to develop, organize, and track projects and coordinate complex activities requiring accuracy and attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,589.00 to $130,000.00 /year

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