Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer

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Job title: Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Company: Roche

Job description: Roche fosters diversity, equity and inclusion, representing the communities we serve. When dealing with healthcare on a global scale, diversity is an essential ingredient to success. We believe that inclusion is key to understanding people’s varied healthcare needs. Together, we embrace individuality and share a passion for exceptional care. Join Roche, where every voice matters.The PositionWe advance science so that we all have more time with the people we love.Roche Diagnostics is a cutting-edge biotechnology company dedicated to advancing the field of genomics and diagnostics. We are at the forefront of developing state-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies for diagnostic products, research and development. Our team is composed of forward-thinking scientists, engineers, and researchers who are passionate about revolutionizing healthcare through innovation. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join our growing team and contribute to the development of high-performance, high-quality NGS bioinformatics algorithms.As a Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer specializing in Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics at Roche Diagnostics, you will play a critical role in designing, developing, and optimizing pioneering algorithms to extract meaningful insights from genomic data. This position offers an outstanding opportunity to work on innovative projects that impact the fields of diagnostics and precision medicine. You will work closely with cross-functional teams of biologists, data scientists, and software engineers to build robust, scalable, and efficient software solutions.Your OpportunityDesign, develop, and implement high-performance bioinformatics algorithms and pipelines for analyzing NGS data, including read processing, alignment, variant calling, quality control and reporting.Conduct all aspects of algorithm and pipeline development work including design, implementation, testing, verification, and continuous optimization to ensure accuracy, efficiency and scalability.Collaborate with biologists, data scientists, and other software engineers to understand the specific requirements, constraints and other Roche systems to ensure seamless communication and integrationSupport internal users, evaluate use cases, propose, evaluate and implement solutionsCreate documentation for algorithms and workflows, visualization of data and present across teams to facilitate knowledge transfer and ensure reproducibility.Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior engineers, fostering a culture of innovation and learning within the team.Who you areYou have a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics or other quantitative fields with over 6 year’ of experience.Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, and/or C++ with proven experience in developing bioinformatics algorithms for NGS data analysis.Proficiency in bioinformatics tools and libraries.Hands-on experience with workflow management systems such as Nextflow, WDL, etc., and proficiency with microservices architecture including the use of Docker and container orchestration.Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and effective communication and teamwork abilities.Preferred:Experience with cloud infrastructure AWS, Google Cloud is a plusExperience with software development tools such as Github, PyTest, CI/CD etc.Relocation benefits are not available for this job posting.Who we areAt Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.Roche Pharma Canada has its office in Mississauga, Ontario and employs over 850 employees. The Mississauga facility is bright, vibrant, fosters collaboration and teamwork, and is reflective of Roche’s truly innovative culture.As of January 4, 2022, Roche requires all new employees who work in Canada to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on the date they take office. This requirement is a condition of employment at Roche that applies regardless of whether the position is on a Roche campus or remotely. If you have a valid reason for not being fully immunized, which is limited to certain specific medical reasons or other valid reasons protected by applicable human rights laws, you may request an exemption and / or adaptation measures regarding this vaccination requirement.Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 22:46:07 GMT

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