Eclipse Job Posting SR BIO-2019-01

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist  

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to join our team and have the opportunity significantly impact the growth and success of our biotech startup. 

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

We offer competitive salary commensurate with candidate’s experience, and an excellent benefits package including company 401K plan, medical, dental, vision and paid time leave.

Competitive candidates should apply with a short cover letter to with SR-BIO-2019-01 in the subject line explaining why you would be a good fit for our team at Eclipse. We look forward to hearing from you!

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