Bioinformaticist – Information Services – Genomics

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a nonprofit hospital


Schedule: Days, 8-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Location: Main Campus


Computational-biologists/bioinformaticists in a large-scale “production” setting to deploy, maintain and evolve the bioinformatics framework for a high-throughput, ultra-rapid turnaround time whole-genome sequencing based clinical setting. Part of a team that’ll build the infrastructure ground up using the latest and greatest of the technologies in infrastructure, data storage and analytics, with a strong focus on automation and integration. The environment is highly cross-functional, with a rich medical research heritage and multitude of collaborations with the biotech industry, academic institutions and federal programs.


Bachelor’s Degree in Area of Study in a Field Related to the Position

1 year of experience

Experience analyzing next-gen sequencing data (Illumina whole genomes or exomes): BCL to annotated variants

Experience developing and maintaining pipelines for 24×7 automated bioinformatics analyses

Experience working with and understanding of open source NGS tools like bwa, samtools, vcftools, picard, GATK, Freebayes, ANNOVAR, VEP, etc.

Experience with unix/linux operating system and software development using any of Ruby, Python, Perl, Bash

Experience working with HPC scheduling systems such as Moab, TORQUE, LSF, OpenGrid Engine, etc.


Master’s Degree

3 years of experience

Experience in CNV and SV calling

Previous experience working in a CAP/CLIA environment

Previous experience with cloud-based development or analysis and performing benchmarking of bioinformatics tools

Tagged as: bioinformatics, genomics

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