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Job ID :
54442BR
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US - California - Canoga Park
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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

We are looking for a highly-skilled and motivated manager to lead our bioinformatics software engineering team. This role will oversee all activities in our internal bioinformatics software development; provide both strategic leadership and hands-on technical expertise. The Manager, Software Engineering will work very closely with R&D teams to understand the software requirements and lead the team to deliver the software products on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of bioinformatics software engineers
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Provide optimal software solutions within the given constraints such as time-line and budget
  • Develop software application and analytical tools that will support the various scientific and business needs of the company
  • Develop and validate complex bio-analytical algorithms
  • Develop bioinformatics pipelines to data mine and investigate allele sequence information
  • Interview technical process owners to gather and understand project requirements.
  • Follow SDLC and create project specific documentation in compliance with ISO and FDA regulatory standards, including requirements specifications, design specifications, use cases and test cases
  • Support the development of test scripts and end-user documentation by serving as a document reviewer and subject matter expert
  • Participate in short-term tasks to provide one-time use support such as retrieving data from user’s home brew database, calculating and creating statistical reports for scientific publications or presentations
  • Run data analysis, interpret data and provide summary reports for R&D development projects
  • Actively participate in design and peer reviews
  • Provide verbal and written technical presentations of prototype concepts, outcomes and software demonstrations to both the scientific and computer-literate communities within Thermo Fisher
  • Ongoing collaboration and communication with other members of the team including project leaders, programmers, research scientists, research technologists, test/QA analysts, and documentation specialists
  • Keep current on Software and Bioinformatics technologies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD from an accredited higher learning institution with studies in Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related field AND 7 years of experience with bioinformatics or computational biology computing in an industry setting; OR a master’s degree from an accredited higher learning institution with studies in Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related field AND 10 years of experience with bioinformatics or computational biology computing in an industry setting; OR bachelor’s from an accredited higher learning institution with studies in Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related field AND 15 years of experience with bioinformatics or computational biology computing in an industry setting
  • 5 years people management experience in software development, ideally in a biotech environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Computational Biology, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Data Sciences
  • Proven ability to develop successful bio-analytical algorithms involving multivariate analysis
  • Experience with C# or other object-oriented programming
  • Proficiency with SQL Scripting, SQL database management tool
  • Proven understanding and experience in the fields of genomics, experimental data processing, high-throughput data analysis, and genomic databases
  • Strong understanding of principles of computer hardware, software and networking
  • Significant experience with processing and investigating sequencing data
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Excel and Office tools
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply bio-scientific information to software development
  • Ability to work efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously and meet necessary deadlines successfully
  • Ability to maintain flexibility with respect to project work and environment
  • Ability to lead a project from concept to implementation
  • Ability to anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse community of scientists, software developers, and management
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent record keeping, documentation and organizational skills
  • Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others
  • Practices strong role-model leadership behaviors

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge in HLA, genetics, molecular biology, immunology, or biochemistry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or later development tools
  • Experience with development in MATLAB, R, Perl or Python
  • Experience with Web development, ReactJS, ASP.NET, MVC, Web API, JSON, Cloud Computing


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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