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Bioinformatics Services Team Leader at Sophia Genetics
Boston, MA, US

We are looking for a Team Leader for our Bioinformatics Services team in Boston. The team helps to analyze clients' data on a daily basis, helping them to move new genetic tests to routine. Furthermore, the team is involved in the development of new custom gene panels and pipelines. The Bioinformatics Services Team currently is comprised of eight members at our Swiss headquarters and one bioinformatician in Boston. The Boston team is expected to grow up to four bioinformaticians by the end of the year. You will supervise the ongoing projects in this team and report to the Head of Bioinformatics Services.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Supervise Boston team

• Report on progress to Head of Bioinformatics Services on a regular basis

• Organize training for the Bioinformatics Services team in Boston

• Analyze client data 

• Quality control of the data and comparison of the results with reference data 

• Generate high quality presentations and reports for the clients 

• Design new custom gene panels 

• Help with the release cycle: prepare pipelines for new gene panels, set up and run non-regression tests,  testing of new developments 

• Help answer BioIT related support questions

• Occasionally represent SOPHiA GENETICS at conferences and workshops

Therefore we are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible person with the capacity to work independently on a project to completion. You should demonstrate excellence in the following areas: • Strong communication skills

• Strong data analysis experience using R/Bioconductor 

• Strong Linux bash scripting experience 

• Strong experience in NGS data analysis, especially in variant calling

• Experience in high volume data visualisation 

• Experience in Python would be an advantage 

Location: Boston Start Date: ASAP Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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