Ion Flux is a leader and innovator in the clinical genomics space.  We have an opportunity open to build state-of-the-art applications in the clinical/biotech/informatics space from the ground up.

We want to hire a talented Bioinformatician to lead our population-scale genome annotation efforts. You will work in a fun and creative environment with a talented group of individuals that have a passion for building great products on cutting edge technology.

Qualifications

  • You hold a Master’s or Doctorate degree in a genomics-related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • You have expert knowledge of biological information hierarchy and data structures: genomes, exomes, etc.
  • You have expert knowledge of how to construct and query biological databases.
  • You have working knowledge of computing data structures and algorithms: O() notation, trees, heaps, etc.
  • You have working knowledge of descriptive statistics.
  • You have working knowledge of at least two common bioinformatics programming languages: R, Java, C, C++, Perl, Python.
  • You have a high level of fluency in written English.

Duties

  • Mirror and maintain local copies of public biological databases and data repositories.
  • Build and maintain software and databases for integrating public and proprietary data.
  • Design and implement new methods for annotating human genome variation.
  • Collaborate with science team to ensure annotation methods are aligned with business goals.
  • Collaborate with engineering team to ensure method and database designs are implementable at large scale.

Other Details

  • This is a senior position, but can be scaled down to junior or internship for a highly-qualified applicant.  We’re looking for someone who knows how to get things done well, fast, and within budget.
  • Location: Los Angeles or Beijing.