Scientist, Bioinformatics

Job Description
Description

Theranos is actively building a world-class team. Ideal candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions and want to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work. Candidates must be hard-working with an unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment and a desire to gain tremendous personal and career growth.

Bioinformatics and data mining experience required, specifically, in the areas of sequence analysis, machine learning, molecular and structural modeling, genetics, and biochemistry & molecular biology.


Requirements:

MS or PhD in computer science, computational biology and bioinformatics, statistics, information theory, applied math, or related discipline.

Strong skills in statistical analysis of large quantities of scientific measurement data, understanding of data mining techniques, probability theory, experimental statistical design and analysis, and stochastic processes.

Knowledge of and ability to model complex molecular dynamics/interactions.

Structured thinker, effective communicator, team player with ability to work with dynamic teams.

Familiarity and experience in different phases of software development life cycle.

Good understanding of algorithms, data structures, optimization techniques, and object-oriented programming.

Good programming skills in Java, C/C++, Python, PERL, Matlab, R, SQL in a UNIX/Linux environment.

Strong skills in algorithms and working with large volumes of data.

Database access methodologies experience.

Experience with pharmaceutical/medical/clinical data is a plus.


Desired Skills:

Determine and implement technology combinations to solve specific scientific and business problems.

Develop extensible, scalable, reliable software.

Interact with diverse teams to define interfaces and understand dependencies.

Write detailed technical documents.

Understand and affect the product directions.

Company

Theranos

Job Code

State or Province

California

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