xVantage Care Bioinformatics Scientist

  • Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: xVantage

Company Description

DNAnexus is the leading cloud-based SaaS company serving the global life science community. DNAnexus’ health informatics platform serves customers across a spectrum of industries — government, biopharmaceutical, clinical diagnostics, healthcare, and academic research in 33 countries with compliant protection of data, privacy, and intellectual property. The platform provides a secure and collaborative environment where genomics, multi-omics, and real world data can be combined with clinical data at scale, providing new insights that can lead to improved diagnostics, new targeted therapies and better patient care.

Job Description

The DNAnexus team works directly with leading commercial and academic organizations to tackle some of the most challenging and exciting opportunities in genomics and human health. DNAnexus enables customers to operate on the cutting edge of science – including non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing, the integration and analysis of consortia-scale clinico-genomic data, and translation of insights from combined genotype-phenotype data into highly qualified biomarkers and drug targets.

This is an exciting opportunity to join DNAnexus’ growing team to advance human health. We are looking for a bioinformatics scientist for our xVantage Care team to directly interact with clients to help them succeed with our cloud platform and solutions, and to proactively foster client relationships. 

DNAnexus will provide the necessary support to enable the ideal candidate to work from home, including an allowance for home office equipment, exercise equipment, cellular and internet connection.

Responsibilities

  • Be passionate about helping people
  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze, define, and solve complex client scientific and technical concerns
  • Provide personable and responsive support with high technical expertise to our clients
  • Develop strong interdepartmental collaborations to ensure client satisfaction and success
  • Foster client relationships
  • Understand client needs and effectively assist with product-related inquiries
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and provide high-quality resolutions to clients in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain internal and client-facing product assets (such as online documentation, FAQs, videos, etc.)
  • Manage client engagements cases and provide feedback to the partner departments for continuous improvements in the client experience

Skills & Requirements

  • Degree in bioinformatics, software engineering, or related biotechnology field or equivalent experience.  
  • Fluency in at least one programming language (Python, BASH, C++, Java, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the concepts of genomics and molecular biology
  • Solid understanding of NGS and its application
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with cross-functional teams to identify and solve customer-related issues
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Dedicated to providing outstanding customer service
  • Experience in a customer-facing role is strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with handling and resolving complex technical issues 
  • Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) software (preferably, Salesforce) is strongly preferred
  • Highly proficient in the use of office products such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides

Desired Skills

Below are the skills that are highly desirable, but are not required.  DNAnexus will provide the necessary training to qualified candidates:

  • Knowledge of secondary or tertiary analysis tools and pipeline tools/development for NGS workflows
  • Experience with WDL/CWL/Cromwell
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure, such as AWS and Azure

Additional Information

Based in Mountain View, California, DNAnexus is experiencing rapid growth and is searching for the best talent to join our team. We recently completed a $100 million financing round to advance our growth globally to further serve leading healthcare and life science organizations. Key investors include Google Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Northpond Ventures, TPG Biotech, and Foresite Capital.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply today! 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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