10x Genomics is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry and bioinformatics, our award-winning Chromium™ System is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology at unprecedented resolution and scale. Learn more at10xGenomics.com.
Fueled by equal parts scientific vision and determined passion, we are delivering unprecedented innovation to short-read sequencing technologies and transforming how genomic information is accessed. We are seeking talented professionals excited to build new technology that advances scientific research while growing their career within a dynamic, supportive environment.
Computational Biologist - Algorithm Development
10x is looking for an outstanding individual to join its Computational Biology group. This person will: (1) develop algorithms for gaining biological insight from single cell and spatial datasets (2) define custom analyses to guide product development. The ideal candidate will have experience implementing novel methods using linear models, machine learning, graph algorithms, probability theory, etc. Experience combining novel and existing methods into effective implementations is a must. The right candidate must also have strong programming skills, and a keen interest in biology and working with real-world data. Strong interpersonal skills, a desire to understand customer needs and the ability to communicate results clearly are a must.
Develop algorithms for spatial and single-cell data analysis
Develop custom analyses to assess and guide development of our core technology
Work with software team to commercialize algorithms products
Work with early customers to understand applications and requirements
Analyze internally generated spatial and single-cell data
Desired Skills and Background
PhD in computer science, mathematics, computational/systems biology or related field
Strong background in numerical methods, statistics & probability, optimization, etc.
Interest in applying analytical tools to solve important biological problems
Strong programming ability in Python / R (Rust / C / C++ a significant plus)
Experience building and releasing commercial software a significant plus
Creative problem solver who obsesses over novel applications of data
A combination of mathematical depth with a healthy respect for the imperfections inherent in real-world data
Highly independent but a team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.